SCHOLARSHIPS 2010 – 2011
TYPE OF NAME OF ELIGIBILTY AMOUNT DEADLINE FOR
SCHOLARSHIP SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS AWARDED APPLICATION
9th – 12th grade students must 1st Place - $5,000 All students must
write an original and creative cash, $5,000 register online. Essays
ESSAY/ John F. Kennedy Profile in essay of less than 1,000 words on College Savings can be submitted online
SPEECH/POSTER Courage Essay Contest the topic of political courage by Plan (preferable) or via mail
CONTESTS elected officials. Must include 2 Place - $1,000 with a postmark date of
www.jfklibrary.org bibliography with at least 5 Up to 5 Finalists - January 8, 2011.
9th – 12th grade students may 1st Place - $3,000 Online registration
First Freedom Student participate by writing an essay on deadline is November
Competition religious freedom, its history, 2nd Place - $1,500 15, 2010 and postmark
current importance, and relevance entry deadline is
www.firstfreedom.org in their lives. 3rd Place - $750 November 27, 2010.
12 grade students may write a
Oh, The Places You’ll Go! letter to a person that he/she Applications are
College Scholarship Program knows who needs inspiration in 1st Place - available online. Entries
his/her life while applying the $10,000 must be submitted by
www.seussville.com/OTPschol themes of the book “Oh The One award January 15, 2010.
arship/ Places You’ll Go!”.
9th & 10th grade students must Essays may be
read Anthem, 10th, 11th, or 12th submitted online or via
grade students may read We the 521 prizes mail. Anthem essays
Ayn Rand Essay Contests Living, or 11th & 12th grade resulting in a total are due March 20, 2011,
students must read The of more than We the Living essays
www.aynrandeducation.com Fountainhead. Students choose $81,000 are due May 5, 2011,
one out of three essay topics that and The Fountainhead
are listed on the website. essays are due April 26,
9th – 12th grade students must All entries must be
Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay & write a 500-700 word essay on the Grand Prize - postmarked by
Speech Contest following topic – Dr. Martin Luther $150 & Computer December 10, 2010.
Sponsored by the Palmetto King, Jr. attempted to make a 2nd Place - $100 Please see flyers in
Youth Center difference for all people. What can 3rd Place - $75 Student Services for
you do to make a difference in more details.
Open to all 11th grade students.
Must submit a 2 page essay on the Essay and application
Washington Youth Tour Essay following topic: “Currently, a lot of Two winners from must be submitted to
Contest attention is on the benefits of the area will win Student Services no
Peace River Electric renewable energy resources: an all-expense later than January 20,
Cooperative biomass, hydro, geothermal, solar, paid trip to 2011. Copies are
and wind. In your own words, Washington available in Student
www.preco.coop describe which renewable you D. C. Services or you may call
favor most for Florida and why.” 1-800-282-3824 for
www.youthtour.coop One essay will be chosen to more information.
represent the school.
Must be a Manatee county senior Applications available in
Bay News 9 Project Weather with a minimum GPA of 3.5. A Student Services or
Scholarship 500-word essay must be submitted Seven $1,000 online. All entries must
along with a letter of awards be postmarked by
www.baynews9.com/communit recommendation from a teacher January 22, 2011.
y/project-weather and a transcript.
Juniors or seniors may design a First Place - Official entry form and
ACT National High School poster that encourages students to $5,000 detailed contest
Poster Contest attend college and take the ACT Second Place - information are available
as the college entrance exam. $2,500 online. Entries must be
www.actstudent.org/postercont Poster must include ACT logo Third Place - postmarked between
est (available on website) and ACT $1,000 October 18, 2010 and
student website address. January 31, 2011.
Juniors and seniors may
Abbot and Fenner Business participate in this essay contest. Essay must be
Consultants Annual Student must write a 500-1,000 submitted via email at
Scholarship word essay on the following topic: $1,000 scholarships@abbottand
“What have you done outside of fenner.com
www.abbottandfenner.com/sch the classroom that demonstrates by June 18, 2011.
olarships.htm qualities sought after by
universities or other educational
facilities? Of these, which means
the most to you?”
All high school juniors and Essay must be sent via
B. Davis Scholarship seniors may apply for this email at
scholarship. An essay of less than $1,000 awards@studentawards
www.studentawardsearch.com/ 1000 words on the topic of the earch.com
scholarships.htm most important societal problem is by
required. May 27, 2011.
Applicants are NOT required to be Students must submit
AES Engineering Scholarship taking an Engineering course to be their essays to
eligible. Students will submit an $500 scholarships@asengine
www.aesengineers.com/schola essay of no more than 1,000 ers.com
rships.php words on the impact of natural by
disasters. October 7, 2011.
2011 Severe Weather High school students are invited Final digital videos must
Awareness Week Video to produce a 30-second public be mastered as a DVD
Contest service announcement on Various prizes and postmarked by
hurricane preparedness, flood January 7, 2011.
www.FloridaDisaster.org/SWA safety, or building a disaster Full entry rules on
W/2011 supply kit. website.
High school students are invited All entries must be
Celebrate Literacy Week Public to create 26-second public service received by the Just
Service Announcement Contest announcement on the topic of Various prizes Read, Florida! Office by
“Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! December 17, 2010.
www.justreadflorida.com/literac – Champions Read, Readers Full entry rules on
ywekk.asp Lead”. website.
Seniors who have a 3.0 GPA and Applications are
have financial need (combined available in Student
parent income is not over Services. Applications
Janice M. Scott Memorial $100,000) are required to write a Six $2500 and supporting
Scholarship Fund 500-1000 word essay on the topic awards documents must be
“Who is your role model and how received or postmarked
he/she has influenced/impacted by March 31, 2011.
9th – 12th grade students are
TweenTribune.com eligible to enter this contest To enter the contest,
Essay Contest inspired by Benjamin Franklin. students must submit
Students must answer the $10,000 in cash their answer online
http://tweentribue.com/essay following question: “How does prizes before
technology make the world a better January 16, 2011.
place?” in 100 words or less.
9 – 12th grade students must Twelve $2,500 Applications may be
Annual Pasta Tales Essay write 50 – 250-word essay on the Savings Bonds submitted online or a
Contest following topic: “Describe how printer-friendly mail-in
furthering your education beyond Grand Prize: A entry form is available
www.olivegarden.com/compan high school will help make your three-day trip to on the website. The
y/community/pasta_tales.asp dreams come true.” New York City deadline is
January 21, 2011.
Seniors must write two essays. There is no formal
One must be under 1,000 words application for this essay
and answers the following contest. Students
Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship question: “Why is a healthy should write the essay in
lifestyle important in school?” The One $5,000 Microsoft Word or
www.fitnessexercises.tv/schola other must be under 500 words Award Google Office and email
rships.php and the student should describe the completed essay to
his/her career plans, goals, and the email address on the
personal ambitions. website. The deadline is
December 31, 2010.
Seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher
who plan on attending an
BBG Communications institution of higher education in The application is
Scholarship the Fall of 2011. Must submit two One $1,000 available online. The
essays regarding the greatest Award application deadline is
www.breylancommunications.c advancement in information and June 30, 2011.
om communication technology and
why higher education is important.
Grand Prize: Students may submit
Allstate Foundation Scholarship 9th – 12th grade students may $2,000 their entries to either the
write an article or create a Second Place: Print Category or
www.allstate.com/foundation/ke broadcast segment that educates $1,000 Broadcast category on
ep-the-drive/HSJ.aspx their peers about the dangers of Third Place: the website. The
texting while driving. $750 deadline for submissions
is March 1, 2011.
There is no formal
Seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA or application, but students
1800Wheelchair Scholarship higher may submit a 500-word should visit the website
essay describing how the student One $500 Award for additional details on
www.1800wheelchair.com/scho has offered or received a helping submitting their essays.
larship hand. The deadline is
December 22, 2010.
EXTRA- Male and female 12th grade Two National Applications available
CURRICULAR Wendy’s High School Heisman students who have a 3.0 GPA and Winners - online and must be
ACTIVITY Award have played at least one school- $10,000 completed no later than
sponsored sport. Community 12 National October 3, 2010.
www.wendysheisman.com service is also considered. Finalists - $2,000
Any high school students that Students must be
participate in a sports team $2,500 awards nominated to be
Max Preps Citizen Athlete covered by MaxPreps (i.e. football, (5 awards to considered for this
Program soccer, volleyball, softball, young men and 5 scholarship.
basketball, or wrestling) and are awards to young Nominations must be
www.maxpreps.com/citizenathl model citizens in community women) submitted before
ete service, academics, athletics, and March 17, 2011.
Must be a senior athlete and All essay submissions
BigSun Athletic Scholarship should submit an essay on the Various individual should be sent to
following topic – “What are your awards of $500 athleticawards@bigsuna
www.bigsunathletics.com most important extracurricular or each thletics.com
community activities? What have by June 23, 2011.
you done to contribute to them?”
High school seniors who excel in Applications must be
Bright House Sports Network athletics and academics. Must Two $2500 award postmarked by
2010 have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and recipients (one February 28 and
David Logan Scholarship must submit a 500-word essay male, one female) received by March 5,
along with two letters of 2011. Copies are
www.bhsn.com/LoganScholars recommendation and a transcript. available online and in
hip.html Student Services.
Senior athletes are judged on the $7,500 Applications are
Scholar/Athlete Milk Mustache following criteria: (1) academic scholarship, trip available online and
of the Year performance, (2) athletic to SAMMY 2011 must be submitted no
SAMMY 2011 Award Program excellence, (3) leadership, (4) Awards weekend, later than
community service, and (5) milk and photo in USA March 4, 2011.
www.bodybymilk.com experience essay. Today
For 9th – 12th grade students who State Honorees - Students must print out
The Prudential Spirit of have distinguished themselves $1,000 & trip to their completed
COMMUNITY Community Awards through volunteer work in the Washington D.C. applications and must
SERIVCE community. Applications are National turn it in to Mr. Pauley by
http://spirit.prudential.com online. Honorees - November 1, 2010.
$5,000 and more
Any current junior who has at
Discover Scholarship Program least a 2.75 cumulative GPA and Up to 10 Application must be
demonstrates accomplishments in scholarships of submitted by
www.discoverfinancial.com/co community service and leadership, $25,000 each. January 31, 2011.
mmunity/scholarship.shtml and has faced a significant
roadblock or challenge.
9th – 12th students may apply if
Best Buy @15 Scholarship they have above a 2.5 GPA, are Applications are
Program involved in community service 1,200 available online. The
and/or work experience, and who scholarships of application period runs
www.bestbuy- plan to attend a college, university, $1,000 each from December 17, 2010
communityrelations.com/ or technical school after high to February 16, 2011.
9th – 12th grade students with a Applications are
minimum 2.5 GPA and a available in Student
Bright House Networks minimum of 50 hours volunteer Services or online under
Volunteer Youth Service hours may apply. Volunteer hours Twenty student the “Community” section
Awards must be performed within the winners will each then select “Volunteer
same service area. Students must receive a laptop Youth Service Awards”
www.brighthouse.com also submit a typed essay computer. application link.
describing what volunteerism All materials must be
means to them. received by
April 21, 2011.
SPECIFIC 12th grade students who have a 50 National Applications are
STUDENTS OR Coca-Cola Scholars Program minimum 3.0 GPA and plan to Scholars - available online. Entries
FIELDS OF pursue a degree at an accredited $20,000 must be submitted
STUDIES www.coca-colascholars.org U. S. post-secondary institution 200 Regional - online by October 31,
may apply. $10,000 2010.
12th grade students who are Deadline for complete
interested in science, math, 170 merit scholarship application
The National Co-op engineering and technology. Must scholarships and 500-word essay are
Scholarship Program have a GPA of 3.5 or better. Must awarded for due by February 15,
complete all admissions material $6,000 each and 2011. Applications are
www.co-op.edu and be accepted to one of the are renewable. available online.
eight NCCE Partner colleges.
Academically talented, highly Applications with more
motivated African American 12th information are available
The Ron Brown Scholar grade students planning to pursue $10,000 a year online.
Program a four-year degree full-time at any for four years Initial Postmark Deadline
college in the U. S. ($40,000 Total) - November 1, 2010
www.ronbrown.org If application is submitted by initial Final Deadline –
date, info will be sent on for January 9, 2011
The Florida JCI Senate, Inc. 12th grade students who plan to Two $1000 available in Student
continue their education at an awards Services or online.
www.floridajcisenate.org accredited post-secondary college, Two $500 awards Applications must be
university or vocational school. postmarked by January
Open to any high school senior at
a Manatee County public high One graduate in Application materials
Artists Guild of Anna Maria school. Must have a 3.0 GPA or Manatee County may be mailed directly to
Island higher and is planning to major is will receive a Artists Guild and must
a performing fine art (visual art, $1000 be postmarked by
2011 Genevieve Alban music, dance, drama, speech). scholarship for April 29, 2011.
Scholarship Will need to write a one-page books and Copies of applications in
essay and submit examples of supplies. Student Services.
AXA Achievers share these State winners -
AXA Achievement Scholarship characteristics: ambition and drive, $10,000 Scholarship applications
determination to set and reach 10 National available online. Must
www.axa-equitable.com/axa- goals, respect for self, family, and winners – be completed by
foundation/about.htm community, and the ability to additional December 15, 2010.
succeed in college. $15,000
Must be a Manatee or Sarasota Applications are
county senior and must be available online.
Women’s Exchange, INC. planning to major in the visual or Completed forms must
Arts Scholarship performing arts. Student will Not specified. be received at the
need to submit a transcript, two Women’s Exchange no
www.womansexchange.com/gr recommendation letters, an essay, later than
ants_and_scholarships/ and an IRS form of parent or January 31, 2011.
This organization helps provide Fall/Spring Applications are
Cooperative Learning low cost-housing for students Semesters - $350 available online.
Organization attending the University of per month Deadlines are
Florida or Santa Fe Community Summer – A/B dependent on the
www.cloliving.org College. It is a student run $460 or semester being
cooperative with dormitory style C - $920 requested.
A non-profit organization which Rent-free There is no deadline for
The Southern Scholarship awards qualifying students (at housing, but applications, but spots
Foundation least 3.0 GPA and demonstrate students are fill quickly. It is best to
financial need) affordable living responsible for complete the application
www.southernscholarship.org options at FSU, UF, Florida A & approximately by March 1, 2011.
M, and FGCU (females only) as $950 in expenses Student must provide
well as Tallahassee CC and Santa per semester. proof of acceptance to
Fe CC. the university.
Any high school senior with at The application is
Florida Association of least a 2.5 GPA who is planning to available on the FAEDS
Educational Data Systems attend a Florida public or private $3,000 website but must be
William J. English Scholarship school. Must plan to major in received by mail no later
computer science and/or than February 15, 2011.
www.faeds.org information technology related Address is listed in the
field. application form.
($1,500) awarded to students who $1,500
USA Funds Access to demonstrate financial need (student may Will be accepting
Education Scholarships (family income less than apply for award in applications online
$35,000). Additionally, up to 50% subsequent years between December 15,
www.usafunds.org/scholarship of these awards will be given to as well up to 2010 and February 15,
ethnic-minority students or $6,000) 2011.
students with disabilities with
Students of the Jewish faith who Various awards of Applications are
have been full-time residents of different amounts available on the website
Sarasota-Manatee Jewish Manatee or Sarasota County for offered (students under the
Federation the past two years are eligible. may apply for Teens/Students
The main criterion is need, but a awards again in Heading. Completed
www.smjf.org good academic record and subsequent applications must be
community involvement is years). postmarked no later than
important as well. April 5, 2011.
Seniors who are children of Awards range The application deadline
regular full time or permanent part- from $1,000 to is April 15, 2011 and
Theodore R. and Vivian M time UPS employees. Also open $10,000 for four must be mailed with
Johnson Scholarship to children of retired or deceased year institutions official transcript to
UPS employees. Must be Florida and $1,000 to Scholarship
www.jsf.bz resident and UPS employee for at $5,000 for 2 year Management Services.
least one year before applying for or vocational Copies of application are
scholarship. technical schools. available online.
For students with disabilities Applications and
who also have financial need and supporting materials
State University System of will be seeking an undergraduate Award amount must be received no
Florida Johnson Scholarship degree at a Florida public not specified. later than May 15, 2011.
university. Need official transcript Copies of application are
www.jsf.bz showing a minimum of a 2.0 GPA available under the
and must provide documentation Scholarship Heading on
of disability. the website.
Seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA Applications are
Laymon A. Hicks Scholarship who will be a first generation $500 awards available online.
Fund student attending a two-year or available for Completed applications
www.laymonhicksscholarshipfu four-year institution. Must show books and tuition must be emailed or
nd.org leadership potential and dedication only. mailed by March 11,
to community service. 2011.
The Girls Going Places Female students between 12-18 Applications are
Entrepreneurship Award years old who demonstrate available online and
Program budding entrepreneurship, are 15 awards must be completed by
taking steps toward financial between $1,000 February 28, 2011. A
www.girlsgoingplaces.com/hom independence, and make a and $10,000 personal essay and
e difference in their schools and letter of recommendation
communities. are required.
Must be a graduating senior and Applications are
Arts for Life! Scholarship should submit an application which 25 Awards - available online. The
Program includes an essay and a portfolio $1,000 each applications must be
of work in visual art, music, postmarked by
www.excelined.org dance, drama, or creative February 1, 2011.
Seniors are eligible if they have Applications must
above a 2.5 GPA and received by
demonstrate financial need April 30, 2011.
Give Kids A Chance (family income is less than 60% of $1,000 Applications are
Scholarship median income in the area in Renewable up to available online under
which they reside). Must also four years “Grant Application”.
www.gkac.org have an interest in school and Form will be updated for
community activities. 2011.
Recent high school graduates Class of 2010 graduates
with at least a 2.5 GPA who have have until
Imagine America financial need and have completed $1,000 Awards December 31, 2010 to
community service during their complete the application.
www.Imagine-America.org senior year. Students who apply However, early
to one of the many career applications are
colleges listed may apply. encouraged.
Must be a graduating Sarasota or
Manatee County senior (who has Applications available
Sun Coast Insurance attended a school in these $1,000 per online under the “Links”
Professionals counties for the past two years). academic year Tab on website.
Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (Renewable as Applications must be
www.suncoastinspro.com and should plan to attend a long as applicant mailed by
community college, university or maintains a 3.0 April 15, 2011.
vocational/technical school full GPA)
St. Andrew Society of Sarasota Seniors of Scottish decent who available in Student
Scholarship have a minimum unweighted $1,500 awards Services. All materials
3.5 GPA and plan to enter college must be received by
in the fall of 2011. February 28, 2011.
Must be a high school senior Applications are
Florida State Elks Association who are in need of financial available in Student
HOPE Scholarship Program assistance to achieve their Not specified. Services. All materials
educational goals (250-300 word should be sent no later
essay is required). than December 1, 2010.
Students who are dependents or
descendants of workers who were Applications are
Friends of 440 Scholarship injured or killed in the Renewable available in Student
Fund, Inc. course/scope of their employment awards can range Services or online. All
and who received benefits under between application materials
the Florida Workers’ $750 - $4,000. must be received by
www.440scholarship.org Compensation Law with at least a February 28, 2011.
2.7 GPA and financial need.
Seniors with at least a 2.0 GPA
Florida Association of who plan to enroll in an FAPSC Amount depends Applications are
Postsecondary Schools and member school (examples: on the institution available in Student
Colleges Everest University, Florida Career – varies from Services or online. The
College, Florida College of Natural $1000 to full application deadline is
www.FAPSC.org Health, Full Sail, or International tuition March 11, 2011.
Academy of Design & Technology)
Seniors who are interested in Selected students Applications available in
becoming teachers should will receive a Student Services. All
Florida Retired Educators complete application and submit scholarship for materials must be
Foundation Scholarship transcript along with a letter of each of the four mailed to the appropriate
recommendation and essay. years of address no later than
matriculation February 1, 2011.
Male or female senior applicants
must be at least 17 by May 1st and
should be a Manatee County
resident with financial need. Applications are
Manatee Democratic Women’s Student must be a registered $1,000 available in Student
Club of Florida Democrat or have a parent that is Services. All materials
Marge Kinnan Scholarship a Democrat. Student should have must be submitted by
a 3.0 GPA or higher and must March 1, 2011.
submit a 150-250 word essay
along with three letters of
Deadline for Florida
The National Society and the State Society is
Daughters of the American Florida State Society offer Various award March 1, 2011.
Revolution scholarships and aid for a variety amounts. National Society
Scholarships and Financial of fields of study. Student will need deadlines vary.
Need Forms to have two letters of Applications and
recommendation and must have scholarship details
signature from sponsoring chapter. available in Student
Paper applications are
available in Student
Services. Student may
Must be a graduating Manatee download a copy of the
Blake Medical Center Auxiliary County senior with a minimum application by clicking
GPA of 3.0. Must already be Not stated. the Careers heading and
www.blakemedicalcenter.com accepted to a post-secondary selecting Auxiliary
medical program at an accredited Scholarship Program.
school, college or university (MTI Applications must be
programs are also acceptable). completed
February 15, 2011.
Seniors with a minimum 2.75 GPA Awards - up to Applications must be
KFC Colonel’s Scholars who are pursuing a baccalaureate $5,000 ($20,000 submitted online by
Program degree through a two-year or four- for four years) for February 9, 2011.
year institution (public, in-state tuition, fees, Semifinalists will be
www.kfcscholars.org college or university) and can books, or room asked to provide
demonstrate financial need. and board. additional info in March.
Seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA
Florida Engineering Society and minimum test scores on Six $2250 Applications can be
and Myakka Chapter ACT/SAT who have been scholarships from downloaded from the
Scholarships accepted to an engineering the FES, various website. The application
program that has been accredited amounts from the deadline is
www.fleng.org/scholarships.cfm by the Engineering Accreditation Myakka Chapter February 15, 2011.
Commission (EAC-ABET) can
American Nuclear Society Seniors who are pursuing a
Incoming Freshman degree in nuclear engineering. The application is
Scholarship The award is given based on the Four $1,000 available on the ANS
applicant’s academic achievement, awards website. The deadline
www.and.org/honors/scholarshi quality and content of a 500-word to apply is
ps/ essay, and letters of April 1, 2011.
Manatee County seniors who Applications are
have financial need, demonstrated available in Student
Anna Maria Privateers, Inc. community service, and have Not stated. Services. Applications
Scholarship shown academic achievement will and supporting materials
be considered. Three letters of must be postmarked by
www.amiprivateers.org recommendation and a personal April 30, 2011.
essay are required.
Kallins, Little, and Delgado, Must be a graduating senior from Applications are
Attorneys-At-Law a Manatee County high school. 10 scholarships: available on the website
2011 – 2012 College Students must submit an official One $3,000, or in Student Services.
Scholarship transcript, personal essay and two Three $2,000, All materials must be
letters of recommendation. and Six $1,000 returned to the Kallins,
www.kallinsandlittle.com Scholarship can be used for awards. Little, and Delgado office
community college or 4 year by
college or university. March 5, 2011.
Seniors who will be attending a Applications are
The Florida Society Colonial four-year university or two-year available in Student
Dames XVII Century community college full time next Services. All application
year. Must show financial need, Two $500 awards materials must be
Neva Mitchell-Mildred Leckrone have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and received by
ROTC Scholarship & Shirley R. must be enrolled in the high school April 15, 2011.
Blow ROTC Scholarship JROTC program.
Seniors who will be attending a Applications are
The Florida Society Colonial four-year university or two-year available in Student
Dames XVII Century community college full time next $1000 Services. All application
year. Must show financial need materials must be
Anne Massey General and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. received by
Scholarship April 15, 2011.
Eligibility is based on financial Between $250 Applications available in
Entre Nous Club, Inc. need and minimum GPA of 3.0. and $1,500 Student Services. Must
Scholarship for High School Must supply an official transcript, (renewable for be submitted to Student
Seniors letter of reference, and proof of four years) Services no later than
income (1040, W-2). February 10, 2010.
Must be a graduating African- Applications are
The Association for the Study American student, have a 3.0 available in Student
of African American Life and GPA or higher, have the potential Not stated. Services. All application
History, Inc. to achieve, and demonstrate materials must be
financial need. mailed by
March 15, 2011.
Several scholarships available
American Association of through this organization. All
University Women (AAUW) require that student be female Scholarships Applications are
Branch Scholarship (except the fish and game field) range from one available in Student
Opportunities and planning to pursue a time $500 award Services.
baccalaureate degree. Some are to $1,000 for four The application must be
www.florida- limited to specific fields of study years postmarked by
aauw.org/Branches/manatee.ht (i.e. nursing, education, March 19, 2011.
m environmental science, and
University of Florida Awards are Applications are
Manatee Gator Club Available to Manatee County available for the available in Student
seniors who have been accepted fall and spring Services. Deadline for
www.manateegatorclub.com to the University of Florida. semesters. applications is
March 18, 2010.
Over 300 scholarships listed for Applications can be
Latino College Dollars Latino students attending or completed online.
applying for admission to Various amounts. Deadlines for
www.latinocollegedollars.org community colleges and applications vary based
undergraduate universities across on the specific
the United States. scholarship.
Seniors with full or partial Italian Applications are
ancestry with above a 3.0 GPA available in Student
Gulf Coast Italian Culture and a minimum SAT of 1100 $1,000 Services. All application
Society, Inc. and/or ACT composite score of materials must be
23.An essay and two letters of postmarked by
recommendation are required. February 26, 2011.
Seniors who are interested in Applications available in
becoming teachers should Student Services. All
Manatee County Retired complete application and submit Not stated. materials are due to
Educators Association transcript, letter of college Student Services no
Scholarship acceptance and copy of FAFSA or later than April 11, 2011
W-2 form. for pickup on April 12,
Seniors who plan to attend college
and major in environmental Applications are
Manatee County Audubon science, biology, or another Two $1000 available online.
Society environmentally related field awards Students must submit
with the intention of pursuing the completed applications
www.ManateeAudubon.org protection of birds, wildlife, and the by April 1, 2011.
environment as a career.
Various scholarships available for Applications will be
The State College of Florida students pursuing degrees at SCF. available online on
Foundation Go to website and click on Not specified. January 14, 2011.
“Scholarships” and then click on Applications are due by
www.scffoundation.net “Applying for a Scholarship”. March 14, 2011.
Graduating seniors of available on the website
THE COMMUNITY Manatee/Sarasota counties who under the Traditional A
FOUNDATION have 3.0 unweighted GPA, be of Students Scholarship
OF SARASOTA good character, and have career Various Awards. link. Applications are
goal related to college or university due by
www.CFSarasota.org studies. One common application March 1, 2011.
for all of the scholarships.
VFW Scout of the Year Scouts who are registered, active First Place -
Scholarship members of a Boy Scout Troop, $5,000 Scouts should submit
Venturing Crew, or Sea Scout Second Place - the scholarship materials
www.vfw.org/Community/Scout Ship who will be 15 years old and $3,000 to a local VFW post no
-of-the-Year-Scholarship/ have demonstrated practical Third Place - later than
citizenship in school, scouting, and $1,000 March 1, 2011.
Male seniors who have Applications are
Sarasota Chorus of the Keys demonstrated outstanding musical Up to three available in Student
achievement and who plan to awards ranging Services and on the
www.chorusofthekeys.org attend college and include a from $1,000 to website. Applications
course in vocal or instrumental $2,000 must be submitted by
music as part of their curriculum. March 15, 2011.
Seniors who have financial need Applications are only
Selby Scholarship Program and are planning to pursue a Renewable available online.
Bachelor’s degree. Must have a awards up to Completed applications
www.selbyfdn.org/scholarship- minimum 3.0 GPA and must $4,000 a year must submitted by
programs.aspx provide letters of recommendation April 1, 2011.
and an essay/
Manatee county female seniors Interested students
who have been accepted to an should email Lisa
accredited community college or Weston at
university (Sarasota or Manatee abwaringlingsscholarshi
Ringling Chapter of the County campuses) and have AA Degree Award firstname.lastname@example.org and
American Business Women’s above a 2.5 GPA are encouraged - $1,000 include your name,
Association to apply for one of the two 4 year Degree email address, name of
scholarship awards. Three letters Award - $2,000 school attending,
of recommendation and an official campus location, degree
www.abwa.org transcript are required. you are seeking (2 or 4
African American seniors who Applications are
have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have available in Student
Butterflies & Dreams Book Club been enrolled in at least two Not specified. Services. All materials
African American Students college preparatory classes and must be submitted by
Book Award have been accepted to a post March 1, 2011.
secondary institution should apply.
MISCELLANEOUS Miscellaneous scholarships under Deadlines are as early
Cappex.com Scholarships the following categories – “Just Most awards are as November 30, 2010
Because We Love You” $1,000. or as late as December
www.cappex.com Scholarships and Area of Study 31, 2010. See website
Scholarships. for details.
Academically outstanding 11th and Award covers
Questbridge National College 12th grade students who have a tuition, room and Applications available
Match Scholarship family annual income of $60,000 or board which can online.
less and who would like to attend a amount up to
www.questbridge.org top-ranked college or university. $180,000.
A free resource dedicated to Deadlines will vary
MeritAid.com helping students find merit-based Various amounts. based on the specific
scholarships before they apply to award a student wants
www.meritaid.com schools. to apply for.
9 through 12th grade students Deadlines to apply for
are able to search for information scholarships vary.
www.anycollege.com/scholarsh about various colleges as well as Various amounts. Information available on
ip.cfm enter to win scholarships. website.
Internet resource for students to Deadlines for
Fast Web search for scholarships, colleges, scholarships will vary.
and internships. Also holds weekly Various amounts. Please see website for
www.fastweb.com scholarship competitions through more details.
Scholarship Boot camp.