Senior Scholarship Opportunities:
**ESA Foundation Scholarships: Click here for more info.
**Richard A. Hand Memorial Scholarship: The application is due by April 21, 2017. The scholarship is worth $500.00 per fall/spring semester. Click here for the application.
**The Florida Engineering Society offers high school seniors who aspire to be engineers scholarship opportunities. The can go to http://www.fleng.org/scholarships.cfm and down load the applications. The applications should be sent to:
George Walrond, PE
Gulf Coast Chapter, FES
1202 East 3rd St.
Panama City, FL 32405
Phone (850) 896-8807
**SRCC Relocation Scholarship - for students who have
- Relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family's relocation
- A minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent achievement on a different scale) Click here for more info.
** “B. Davis Scholarship”
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2017.
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
The deadline for applications is May 22, 2017
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
**K. Hunter Goff Bankruptcy/Consumer Rights Scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be attending college by Fall 2017 and have at least a 3.0 GPA. They must be interested pursuing a law-related degree.
Deadline: July 31, 2017
Award Amount: $500
Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found here: http://khgpa.com/#scholarship-application
Information on last years winner can be found here:
**Wiregrass Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Wiregrass Federal Credit Union has available again this year. It is a $1000 scholarship for one of our graduating senior members or dependent of a member in Jackson County. If students are interested and they are not a member, they can join for $6, and become eligible to participate in this scholarship opportunity. Click here for the scholarship application and click here for more info about the scholarship. If you have any questions feel free call at 850-482-3649 Ext 25.
Scholarships that Target African American Students:
1.) ABA Diversity Scholarship: $2,500
The Diversity Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally underrepresented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry.Click here for more information
2.) ACHE Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship: Up to $5,000
The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives established this scholarship in honor of Albert W. Dent, the first African-American Fellow of ACHE. This scholarship is offered to provide financial aid to minority students in healthcare management graduate programs to help offset tuition costs, student loans and expenses. Offered annually, the Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship is designated for minority students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program. Click here for more information.
3.) Actuarial Diversity Scholarship: $4,000
The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students. Click here for more information.
4.) Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship Program: $5,000
Brown and Caldwell supports organizations like the Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers. The company has set up a Minority Scholarship Program to help minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry. Click here for more information.
5.) Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Scholarship Program: $5,000
The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program returns with a stronger focus on African American moms and their impact on the academic success of their teens. Building on the initiative's accomplishments, this year's program will offer up to 20 winners each a $5,000 scholarship and an invitation to the all-new Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy. Click here for more information.
6.) Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier "Sister to Sister" Scholarship: $500
The National Hook-up of Black Women, Inc. was conceived by fourteen (14) spirited women who recognized a need to establish a communications network between women's organizations and individuals to support the Congressional Black Caucus legislative efforts, and to provide a national forum to articulate the needs and concerns of African American. Click here for more information.
7.) Herman J. Neal Scholarship: $4,000
This scholarship fund supports African-American students in their pursuit of an accounting education and the CPA designation. The Herman J. Neal scholarship fund provides scholarships to African-American accounting students who show significant potential to become CPAs and demonstrate achievement as well as financial need. These scholarships support students with their junior or senior year, or with the additional year, (30 semester hours) needed to sit for the CPA Exam which can include graduate studies. Click here for more information.
8.) Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Toyota Scholarship: $25,000
Toyota is partnering with Rainbow PUSH Excel to provide $75,000 scholarships to 10 deserving engineering and business college students through the Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Scholarships. In addition to the scholarships, Toyota is offering these students the opportunity to work at one of their facilities across North America to gain valuable real-world experience, as well as be paired with mentors from Toyota management to help guide them through the next three years of college. Click here for more information.
9.) Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund: Varies
The Mae & Mary Scholarship Fund's mission is to financially assist and to empower young people to experience their unlimited potential through education. Mae & Mary a charitable educational organization dedicated to the advancement of African Americans pursuing careers in medical and health care related fields. Click here for more information.
10.) NSHSS STEM Scholarships: $1,000
The NSHSS Foundation provides STEM scholarships for underrepresented groups in order to help reduce financial barriers for those with academic and leadership potential and the desire to pursue STEM careers. We recognize that in order to increase diversity in the technology workforce, we must increase diversity in undergraduates. Click here for more information.
It is time to register for FASFA!!!!
Student Community Service Hours Form
AXA Achievement Scholarship
U S Scholarship Program
Elks Lodge Scholarship
George S Jenkins Scholarship
It is that time of year again! As you may recall from our previous correspondence, the Southern Scholarship Foundation (SSF) provides rent-free scholarship housing for qualified students demonstrating academic achievement (with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA), financial need (as identified on the FAFSA), and good character. With our scholarship, students save $10,000-$12,000 per year.
We have 27 scholarship houses on six Florida College Campuses (Florida A&M, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, Tallahassee Community College, Santa Fe College, and the University of Florida) and are looking to extend our recruitment efforts. For Fall 2015, we are expecting to award roughly 100-150 spots available among all of our 6 campuses - That’s $1,000,000 to $1,800,000 worth of scholarships available.
Our scholarship application is now 100% online. We hope that you can share this news with any eligible students you may know.
We accept applications year-round… April 1st is our priority deadline for Fall 2015. The sooner they submit a completed application, the better! Please spread the word to students, department chairs, co-workers, etc.!
Our website is also a great source for information: www.southernscholarship.org<http://www.southernscholarship.org/>
Should you have any questions or concerns, please, feel free to contact me!
Barby M. Moro, Director of Student Affairs – N. Florida
Teresa L. Turner, Director of Student Affairs – C. Florida
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