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Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: Applicants must be Florida residents for at least a year and first-time undergraduate students enrolled in degree programs (except theology or divinity degrees). Applicants must meet Florida's general state aid eligibility requirements and enroll in at least 12 credit hours per semester. Award renewable for up to nine semesters. Participating institutions determine application procedures, deadlines and student eligibility. Award amount determined by the Legislature in the General Appropriation Act each year.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Contact the financial aid office at eligible Florida colleges and universities.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

American Legion Department of Florida General Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Florida
Elizabeth Douglas, Programs Director
P.O. Box 547859
Orlando, FL 32854-7859
Eligibility: Applicants must be direct descendents of American Legion members in good standing or deceased U.S. veterans who would have been eligible for membership. They must be seniors at accredited Florida high schools who plan to pursue undergraduate study upon graduation. Funds must be used within four years of graduation, excluding active military service.

Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and copy of documentation of veteran's service are required.
Website: http://www.floridalegion.org

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Birdsong Peanuts FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must produce peanuts or come from peanut-producing families. They must also be current FFA members under the age of 23 working towards degrees in agriculture or agribusiness at U.S. institutions. Applicants must be residents of Alabama, Florida or Georgia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
9817 Miller Road
Sherwood, AR 72120
Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Applicants must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and have bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and achieved an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 1410.

Amount: $750
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.
Website: http://www.southernbowlingcongress.org/

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Boys Baseball
P.O. Box 8263
Dothan, AL 36304
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://baseball.dixie.org

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc.
Johnny Berthelot, Chairman Scholarship Committee
110 South Bolivar Street
Suite 207
Marshall, TX 75670
Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.
Website: http://youth.dixie.org/

Dr. Robert W. Sims Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Florida Association of Educational Data Systems
c/o Ms. Marsha Cole, FAEDS Scholarship Chairperson
Duval County Public Schools
3047 Boulevard Center Drive, Team Center B, 2nd Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and residents of Florida. They must be enrolled in or plan to enroll in a postsecondary degree program in computer science, information technology or a related subject at an accredited school in Florida. They must be full-time students and must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, resume, three recommendation letters, a degree program description and a personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.faeds.org

Earl I. Anderson Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have some form of ham radio operating license, be residents of Florida, Illinois, Indiana or Michigan, major in electronic engineering or a related technical field and be ARRL members.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Excellence in Service Award
Sponsor: Florida's Office of Campus Volunteers
Florida Campus Compact
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at an accredited public or private institution of higher education within the state of Florida.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.floridacompact.org

Family District 1 Scholarships
Sponsor: American Hellenic Education Progressive Association
1909 Q Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. The current application must be used and must be sent by certified mail and return receipt requested.
Website: http://www.ahepa.org

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

First Generation Matching Grant Program
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: Applicants must submit applications and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Each university determines its own deadline.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are at the financial aid offices of state universities.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: Applicants must earn a Florida high school diploma or equivalent, have not been found guilty or pled no contest to a felony charge and meet the award's academic requirements. Applicants must also be Florida residents, U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and be accepted by and enrolled in an eligible Florida public or private college or vocational school at least quarter time. Application must be completed during the senior year of high school.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: High school graduation
How to apply: Apply by completing the Florida Financial Aid Application. The application is available online at www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org or from your high school guidance counselor.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

Florida Engineering Society University Scholarships
Sponsor: Florida Engineering Society
P.O. Box 750
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors enrolled in an undergraduate engineering program at a Florida university. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or more, and they must be U.S. citizens or residents of Florida. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 12
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a transcript and one recommendation letter are required.
Website: http://www.fleng.org

Florida Engineers in Construction Scholarship
Sponsor: Florida Engineers in Construction
125 South Gadsden Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate juniors or seniors enrolled in an accredited degree program in engineering at a Florida university. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and must have plans to pursue a career in construction. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a transcript and one letter of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.fleng.org

Florida Governor's Black History Month Essay Contest
Sponsor: State of Florida Office of the Governor
The Capitol
400 S Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001
Eligibility: Applicants must be Florida students in grades 4-12 and compose an essay on the given topic. Winners receive a four-year full scholarship to a Florida state college or university and a trip to the Governor's Black History Month celebration.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: January 25
How to apply: Applications are available online. A parental waiver, essay and student's contact information are required.
Website: http://www.floridablackhistory.com

Florida Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Florida
Elizabeth Douglas, Programs Director
P.O. Box 547859
Orlando, FL 32854-7859
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Amount: $500-$18,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the local American Legion Post.
Website: http://www.floridalegion.org

Florida Student Assistance Grant Program
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: There are three student financial aid programs: The Florida Public Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend state universities and public community colleges. The Florida Private Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend eligible private, non-profit, four-year colleges and universities. The Florida Postsecondary Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend eligible degree-granting private colleges and universities that are ineligible under the Florida Private Student Assistance Grant. High school students in the top 20 percent of their classes receive priority funding.

Amount: $200-$2,610
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applicants must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

FOWA Scholarship for Outdoor Communicators
Sponsor: Florida Outdoor Writers Association
24 NW 33 Court
Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32607
Eligibility: Applicants must be students at Florida colleges or universities or students from any school whose applications are endorsed by a FOWA member or faculty advisor. They must have a career goal that entails communicating love and appreciation of hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities. Selection is based on essay, faculty advisor or FOWA member endorsement, scholastic merit and extracurricular activities. Preference is given to journalism and communications majors.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 16
How to apply: Applications are available online. A cover page, essay, resume and letter of endorsement are required. Other supporting materials will be considered.
Website: http://www.fowa.org

James F. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Foliage Foundation
1533 Park Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32835
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising freshmen or undergraduates at an accredited postsecondary institution located in Florida. They must be full-time students who are enrolled in or who are planning to enroll in a degree program in horticulture or a related subject. They must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal essay and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.nationalfoliagefoundation.org

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in or have a natural parent who was born in either Mexico or Spain, or a Hispanic country of the Caribbean, Central or South America, regardless of race. Students must plan to attend Florida public or eligible private institutions as undergraduate or graduate students, but graduating high school seniors get preference.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applicants must submit the initial student Florida Financial Aid Application by April 1 and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by May 15.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

Liberty in Action Essay Contest
Sponsor: Institute for Justice
901 North Glebe Road
Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students in the state of Florida. Students will need to submit a persuasive essay on one of the occupational licenses regulated by the state of Florida that the student feels should be repealed. In addition to the scholarship, winners will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the state capitol to meet with lawmakers.

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and must include an essay no longer than 800 words.
Website: http://www.ij.org

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: Applicants must show financial need as determined by the school and meet the application procedures and deadlines of the participating schools.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications may be obtained from the participating schools' financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

McCurry Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: McCurry Foundation Inc.
Scholarship Selection Committee
4417 Beach Boulevard, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32207-4783
Eligibility: Applicants must be public high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership, a responsible work ethic, community involvement, service, and academic excellence, with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must demonstrate financial need, with a maximum family income of $75,000. Preference is given to students from Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns Counties in Florida and from Glynn County in Georgia.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mccurryfoundation.org

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Miami Chapter Nursing Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: Black Nurses' Association, Miami Chapter
P.O. Box 472826
Miami, FL 33147
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and be residents of Florida who are members of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA). They must be majoring in nursing at an accredited postsecondary institution, have completed at least one semester and must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on academic merit, professional potential and financial need.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 3
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and four recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.bna-miami.org

NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/

NTA Florida Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Cares
275 Turnpike Street
Suite 307
Canton, MA 02021
Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent residents of Florida and be enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year postsecondary institution located in Florida. They must be entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program. They must be studying travel, tourism or hospitality at the undergraduate level. By May of the application year, they must have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program or 60 or more credits if in a four-year program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, a resume, proof of residency, two letters of recommendation and an official transcript are required.
Website: http://www.tourismcares.org

Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Student Nurses' Association
45 Main Street
Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.
Website: http://www.nsna.org

Rosewood Family Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time, undergraduate students who attend state universities, public community colleges or public postsecondary vocational-technical schools. Direct descendants of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January, 1923 receive preference. The descendants must provide family information on the Florida Financial Aid Application.

Amount: Up to $6,100
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applicants must submit the Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Applications online by April 1. Florida residents must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online by May 15. Non-residents must submit the FAFSA in time to receive the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the processor and send a copy of the SAR to the Office of Student Financial Assistance by May 15.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

Roy W. Likins Scholarship
Sponsor: American Water Works Association - Florida Section
1300 Ninth Street
Suite B-124
St. Cloud, FL 34769
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate upperclassmen or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution located in Florida. They must be majoring in a subject that is related to the drinking water industry and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Previous recipients of this award are ineligible. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, character and stated career goals.

Amount: $2,500-$25,000
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, official transcript and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.fsawwa.org

Silver Knight Award
Sponsor: Miami Herald and El Herald Newspapers
3511 NW 91 Avenue
Miami, FL 33172
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum 3.2 GPA attending private, public or parochial schools in Miami-Dade and Broward counties in Florida. Students are nominated by their schools.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: January 26
How to apply: Contact your high school guidance counselor.
Website: http://www.miamiherald.com/silverknights/

Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship
Sponsor: Simon Youth Foundation
225 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time. Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin, and recipients are selected on the basis of financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal. Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 3,000 applications that the organization receives are considered.
Website: http://www.syf.org

Sister Helen Marie Pellicer Scholarship
Sponsor: The Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
Scholarship Chair
P.O. Box 12608
Tallahassee, FL 32317-2608
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Florida residents and undergraduate upperclassmen who are majoring in dietetics. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 2
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.eatrightflorida.org

Southern Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Southern Scholarship Foundation
322 Stadium Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32304
Eligibility: Applicants must have financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate high character and attend or plan to attend Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, the University of Florida, Tallahassee Community College or Santa Fe Community College.

Amount: Room and board
Deadline: March 1 priority deadline
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.southernscholarship.org

Theodore R. and Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Johnson Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Program
Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited institution. One parent must be a regular full-time or permanent part-time UPS employee who has resided in Florida for at least twelve months. They must have been employed at UPS at least one year and must be employed there when the awards are announced. Children of UPS retirees and deceased UPS workers are also eligible. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.
Website: http://www.johnsonscholarships.org

William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1314
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Eligibility: Applicants must attend an eligible private, nonprofit Florida college or university, be Florida residents and not be in default on any state or federal grant, loan or scholarship. Requirements vary by institution.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Contact your financial aid office.
Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org