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Name School Amount Description Deadline Apply
College Board Opportunity Scholarships (Open to the Class of 2021 and 2022) All Students, varies The College Board Opportunity Scholarships offer nearly $5 million in scholarships each year as a way to reward you for your efforts to plan and pay for college. The program is currently open to the class of 2021 and 2022  02/28/2022 Link
Seminole State College Wayne M. Densch First Generation Scholarship Application All Students, varies

The First Generation Program at Seminole State College is dedicated to assisting students who are first-generation (neither parent has earned a bachelor’s degree) achieve their goal of earning a college degree. We provide academic advising and financial aid assistance, as well as workshops and activities to help connect you to other students, staff, and faculty –all in one place!

Through a generous donation from the Wayne M. Densch Charities, Inc., we are offering 75 incoming students for Fall 2021 the opportunity to participate in a first generation scholarship program in which we provide a $750 scholarship each semester (fall and spring, total award up to $3,000) your first two years at Seminole State College. As a Densch Scholar, you will be assigned to the same advisors your entire time at Seminole State, have a peer mentor to help you navigate your first semester, and have special opportunities for leadership and career development.

PRIORITY DEADLINE: March 26, 2021

03/26/2021 Link
The Serrato-Munoz Scholarship Lyman HS, $500 The Serrato-Muñoz Scholarship (SMS) was established to recognize two Lyman High School seniors who have overcome housing instability ($500/each). Housing instability is a broad term that encompasses severe rent burden, overcrowding, poor housing quality, residential displacement, and homelessness. 04/02/2021 2:30 PM PDF
Carlton Henley Scholarship - $500 · Sam Momary Scholarship - $500 · Bill Scott Scholarship - $500 Lyman HS, $500 Application Process: Only need to submit ONE application package to be considered for all three scholarships.  04/02/2021 2:30 PM PDF
Seminole State College SCPS County Math Contest All Students, $1000 for Fall 2021 and $1000 for Spring 2022

Math Scholarship Competition

Who is Eligible to Compete: Seminole County Public School graduating seniors who plan to attend Seminole State College in 21-22 (including: Face to Face Students, Seminole Connect Students, and Seminole County Virtual School Students)

Potential Scholarship Amount: $2000 total ($1000 for Fall 2021 and $1000 for Spring 2022)

When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 3:00 PM

Where: Seminole High School Community Room Per the requirements as set forth by SSC, all tests must be administered in-person on the school’s campus.

Interested students can compete for this scholarship by taking a test created by the Mathematics Department at SSC which covers Algebra, Geometry, and Precalculus. The student attaining the highest score on this test will win a scholarship to Seminole State College upon fulfilling the following requirements:

? The family of the scholarship winner must complete a FAFSA form.

? The student must have at least a 3.0 grade point average at the time of application.

? The student must be a Florida resident. Students who intend to compete must complete the pre-registration form by Tuesday, April 20, 2021 to be considered. Once approved, a link to enroll in an eCampus course will be sent to the student’s SCPS email. All students must attend the competition in person in order to participate. Students who arrive after 3:10 PM will not be allowed entrance. The pre-registration form link is in the scholarship application section on this site. 

04/22/2021 at 3:00 PM Link
The Kobrin Family Scholarship All Students, $2,500 per year for a maximum of 4 years The Kobrin Family created the Kobrin Family Scholarship in 1990 to be awarded to a qualified student of the Jewish faith from Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County who will be attending the University of Central Florida. The scholarship is available to a qualified, full-time student in the amount of $2,500 per year for a maximum of four (4) years. The student must maintain a 3.1 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) each year in order to remain qualified for the scholarship. 04/29/2021 Link
Central Florida Gator Club Educational Scholarship Program All Students, $2000

The Central Florida Gator Club is proud to continue our Educational Scholarship Program to recognize deserving students from the Central Florida region (Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties) who have been accepted to the University of Florida. Our goal is to identify the most deserving students from the region who demonstrate academic success, leadership, and involvement in our community.

We are awarding a total of nine scholarships: ? (1) $3,000 scholarship for graduating seniors from the region whose parent(s) or themselves are members of the University of Florida Alumni Association at the time of application submission. ? (7) $2,000 scholarships for all other graduating seniors from the region.

04/30/2021 Link
THE BILL VOGEL AAA SCHOLARSHIP All Students, $1,000

Requirements:

Graduating Senior from any Seminole County Public High School.

Student will be continuing his/her Post-Secondary Education and has been accepted at a 4 year University, a 2 year Community/State College, or Technical/Vocational School.

Student must possess:               

Minimum 3.5 weighted GPA

Participation in one or more High School Athletic Programs at the Varsity Level

Participation in Visual or Performing Arts

Documentation Required for Submission:

  • Applicants must submit an essay (200 to 500 word max.) how academics, athletics, and the arts have positively impacted their high school career and prepared them for future success.
  • One letter of recommendation from an administrator, coach, or teacher must accompany the application.  
  • Evidence of participation in athletics and the arts is required.
  • Copy of official acceptance letter from the post-secondary institution.
  • There is no need to attach a transcript.  It will be reviewed at the district level.

All documentation must be submitted on or before April 30, 2021.

04/30/2021 PDF
The Robert and Joanne Koch Scholarship for Architecture All Students, $1,000

The purpose of the Robert and Joanne Koch Scholarship for Architecture is to provide financial assistance to an exceptional student who is a pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the architecture at an accredited college within Central Florida.

The Robert and Joanne Koch Scholarship for Architecture will provide one (1) scholarship to a graduating high school senior in the amount of $1,000, payable in one (1) installment. Student must be a graduating senior student from one of the following three Central Florida counties: Orange, Osceola, or Seminole. The scholarship will be awarded based on merit. Award can be applied to tuition, board, and/or other mandatory educational fees. Awards will be made payable to the educational institution only. Only students who have already been accepted into an educational institution are eligible to apply. If you have not yet been accepted to a college or university, please do not apply at this time.

04/30/2021 PDF
Florida State DAR Scholarship All Students, varies

Florida State DAR Scholarship:

Students must complete the application and include:
1.  Letter from applicant giving career objectives
2.  List of extra-curricular activities, honors received, scholastic achievements and other significant accomplishments (no  more than 2 pages)
3.  Two letters of recommendation -- one may come from a teacher, minister, or employer but  none from a relative
4.  Copy of applicant's birth certificate or naturalization papers
5.  An official school transcript indicating current GPA

This scholarship is available for renewal as long as the applicant maintains a GPA of 3.6 or higher and applies.
 

04/30/2021 PDF
Brooks Law Group Spring 2021 Scholarships All Students, varies

At Brooks Law Group, we’ve always been passionate advocates for client rights. As we celebrate over 25 years in business, it seems fitting to reflect on the impact we have had in our community as well. The Brooks team has had a strong philanthropic culture and a heart for the state of Florida. Steve and Beach Brooks grew up in Winter Haven, FL, and have a desire to give back to the future generations of Florida students. In an effort to build up our community and the future of Florida, we are proud to announce the biannual Brooks Law Group Scholarship.

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university, and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

05/07/2021 Link
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Epsilon Zeta Chapter and the Z.E.T.A. Foundation Scholarship 2020-2021 All Students, $1,100 This scholarship is only available to minority females, graduating high school seniors from Orange and surrounding counties. “Minority” is defined as a member of a traditionally underrepresented community (i.e.: African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Pacific-Islander, etc.). The Scholarship will be awarded for the Fall Semester of the upcoming academic year. The scholarship awards may vary, with a maximum award of no more than $1,100.00. The scholarship will be made payable directly to the college or university, to be applied toward tuition or other college expenses. All recipients will be notified by June 1st, 2021 via email or phone call. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Scholarship Chair, Nicole Castor, at eez.scholarship@gmail.com or (321)278-6952. 05/08/2021 PDF
National Center for Simulation 2021 Scholarship - Lyman High School Lyman HS, $1000

Purpose

To acknowledge outstanding senior students who are seeking to pursue secondary education in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field at an accredited Technical School, College, or University in the State of Florida.

This program is designed to recognize academic achievement & improvement in addition to recognizing those students who have continually strived for excellence at Lyman High School as well as in the community. This scholarship may also consider economic need coupled with other factors to determine an award.

Eligibility

  • Be a high school senior at Lyman High School.
  • Have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better for the previous 2 semesters & at least a 2.8 or greater GPA overall.
  • Demonstrate a sense of community with a combination of extracurricular activities and community interaction. Demonstration of initiative and leadership abilities is a plus. Provide letter(s) from a faculty member(s) or an extra-curricular advisor/coach to support your activities/participation. These letters should include contact information.
  • Submit a well-prepared resume showing industry certifications.
  • Submit an unofficial transcript (PDF) and application.
  • Provide a teacher recommendation letter.

Note: No one factor shall be above all other factors. The final decision shall be based on a combination of factors.

05/08/2021 5:00 PM PDF
Orlando Sanford International Airport Four-Year Degree Scholarship Application All Students, $2,500 This scholarship, in the amount of $2,500.00, is available to a graduating senior enrolled at a Seminole County Public High School who has been accepted to attend a College or University to pursue a four-year degree in an aviation program. 05/10/2021 PDF
Orlando Sanford Airport Certificated Aviation Program Scholarship All Students, $2,500 This scholarship, in the amount of $2,500.00, is available to a graduating senior enrolled at a Seminole County Public High School who has been accepted to attend a program that will award an FAA recognized certificate, such as Airframe and/or Power Plant, Avionics, Dispatcher, etc. 05/10/2021 PDF
The Orlando Sanford International Airport- Four Year Degree Scholarship All Students, $2500

Four-year Degree Scholarship

This scholarship, in the amount of $2500, is available to a graduating senior enrolled in SCPS who has been accepted to attend a college or university to pursue a four-year degree in an Aviation Program.

05/10/2021 PDF
The Orlando Sanford International Airport- Certified Aviation Scholarship All Students, $2500

Certified Aviation Program Scholarship

This scholarship, in the amount of $2500, is available to a graduating senior enrolled in SCPS who has been accepted to attend a program that will award an FAA recognized certificate.

05/10/2021 PDF
Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award All Students, $10,000 As part of the Sports Humanitarian Awards, the Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award celebrates the legendary sports icon’s commitment to leadership and service, and honors high school and college-aged students who, like Billie Jean King, use the power of sports to improve their communities. Honorees of the the Award — which was created in 2019 — will be recognized during televised special of the Sports Humanitarian Awards 05/10/2021 Link
Seminole State College of Florida NSF LEAPS and BOUNDS Scholarship Program All Students, varies

This National Science Foundation’s (NSF) S-STEM program was created to improve the retention and degree completion rates of groups that have historically been underrepresented in STEM attending Seminole State College (SSC).  The goal of this scholarship is to provide full academic and advising support towards the successful completion of an AA degree in 2 years. The Leaps and Bounds Scholarship will be a “full-ride” scholarship that will cover tuition and textbook costs for 2 years, and provide additional financial support.   There is an early review deadline of March 31, 2021, and the final general deadline is May 31, 2021.

05/31/2021 PDF
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program All Students, $1,000 Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. 06/12/2021 Link