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AOK Scholars Foundation - Lawrence E. White Family Foundation All Students, varies The AOK Scholars Foundation provides mentoring and supportive resources to students receiving a tuition waiver. Applicants that are selected are, with successful participation, renewed for additional semesters while students are enrolled in school and meeting the program's requirements. Students work with mentors to overcome barriers to academic success in three distinct areas: 1. Academic Needs: lab fees, tutoring, uniforms, materials, online access codes, etc. 2. Personal Development: club membership fees and dues, extracurricular activity fees, outiside courses, etc. 3. Basic Necessities: unexpected living expenses, transportation, travel expenses, etc. Applications for the Fall 2019 semester began on May 13, 2019. Link
Micro-scholarships to Florida Atlantic University from RaiseMe All Students, varies Florida Atlantic University has partnered with RaiseMe. With RaiseMe, students can earn micro-scholarships from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) based on their academic and extra-curricular activities. For example, they can earn: $30 for each A earned in a core course $50 for each Advanced Placement (AP) course $100 for visiting an FAU campus How RaiseMe works: 1. Students can create a free RaiseMe portfolio at Raise.Me/join/FAU 2. Enter their high school achievements to earn $$$ 3. Keep their profile updated throughout their senior year It’s that simple! Their earnings from FAU will be instantly displayed in their RaiseMe Portfolio. This amount reflects the minimum amount of guaranteed scholarship aid that the student will receive from FAU upon enrollment. Create a RaiseMe portfolio now to start earning scholarships for FAU! Students must complete the FAFSA and all required FAU financial aid documents by Dec 1. Deadline to earn and apply is Jan. 1. 01/01/2020 Link
Will McLean Foundation Scholarship All Students, varies Established in 1990, the Will McLean Foundation is a non-profit organization. its goals are to: -Promote, in Florida and elsewhere, the works of Will McLean, and other Florida artist. -Provide for research, education, performance, and training, to promote understanding and appreciation of the works of Florida's artist. -Provide facilities programs and educational materials to promote involvement by non-professional and professional communities alike, in the artistic and educational fields. 02/01/2020 PDF
Teach Early Childhood - Scholarship Resources All Students, varies Teach Early Childhood is a scholarship resource page for students who want to pursue a career in early childhood education. Visit the website to learn about the many scholarships: 07/31/2020 Link
American Legion National Oratorical Contest All Students, varies “A constitutional speech contest” The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship. The program has featured numerous politicians and prominent contestants over the years, including former president candidate Alan Keyes and CNN anchor Lou Dobbs. The overall national contest winner gets an $18,000 scholarship. Second place takes home $16,000, and third gets $14,000. Each department (state) winner who is certified into and participates in the national contest’s first round receives a $1,500 scholarship. Those who advance past the first round receive an additional $1,500 scholarship. The American Legion’s National Organization awards the scholarships, which can be used at any college or university in the United States. Additional Post and State scholarships are awarded. High school students under age 20 are eligible. Competition begins at the post level and advances to a state competition. Legion department representatives certify one winner per state to the national contest, where department winners compete against each other in two speaking rounds. The contest caps off with a final round that decides the three top finishers. Speaking subjects must be on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. Speeches are eight to 10 minutes long; three- to fiveminute speeches on an assigned topic also are part of the contest. The American Legion pays travel and lodging expenses for department winners and their chaperones. A chaperone over 21 years of age must accompany each contestant. Assigned Topics for 2020 Oratorical Contest • Amendment XII – Electoral College • Amendment XXIV – Citizens right to vote shall not be denied by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay poll tax or other tax. • Amendment XXVII – No law, varying the compensation for the services of Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened. • Amendment XX – terms of President and Vice President. When Congress shall assemble. Articles of Presidential succession. Timeline: Post Level: January, The winner of Post 243’s Post Level Contest will move on to the District Contest. District Level: The winner of the District contest will go onto the Area Contest. Area Level: The winner of the Area contest will go on to the State Contest. State Level: April 17-19, 2020 National Finals For more information: Please contact Post 243’s POC, Laurel Ross, 2nd Vice Commander, 407-227-5340 1/1/2020 PDF
American Legion General Scholarship All Students, Varies Department of Florida Scholarship 1 st Place- $2,500 2 nd Place- $1,500 3 rd Place- $1,000 4 th – 7 th Place- $500 Eligibility: • Student must be a direct descendant (child, grandchild, great-grandchild or an adopted child) of a veteran who meets one of the following requirements: o Is a member in good standing of the American Legion o Is a U.S. veteran who is eligible to be a member of The American Legion o Is a deceased U.S. veteran who would have been eligible for membership in The American Legion • Student must be in his or her senior year and attending a Florida high school, parents must be Florida residents. Deadline: To State of FL March 1st of Current school year For more information: Please contact Post 243’s POC, Laurel Ross, 2nd Vice Commander, 407-227-5340 3/1/2020 PDF
Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities at Brandeis Lake Mary HS, All Students, varies Every year, outstanding students are selected to receive one of our merit awards, which range in value from $10,000 to $20,500 annually. Additionally, students may be interested in our highly selective fellowship programs for those who excel in the sciences, humanities and music. varies PDF
Stetson Outside Scholarships List All Students, varies Varies Link All Students, varies Get Scholarship Updates! The Small List of Scholarships on this site change on a regular basis. varies Link
College Board Opportunity Scholarships All Students, varies A Clearer Path to College for All Students Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. The Scholarships The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action. Varies with last contest due by 2/29/2019 Link