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					                               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
                        bibliography with at least 5    Up to 5 Finalists -        January 8, 2011.
                                                              references.                  $500
                                                 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
                               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
              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
             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.
                                               your community?
                                    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                 describe which renewable you                D. C.         Services or you may call
                                     favor most for Florida and why.”                              1-800-282-3824 for                 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            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         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                                  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        1000 words on the topic of the                     
       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         essay of no more than 1,000                         
          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.         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.     – 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.
                                                your life.”
                                   9th – 12th grade students are               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        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          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       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    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
        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.
                   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
            model citizens in community          women)              submitted before
                        ete                   service, academics, athletics, and                           March 17, 2011.
                                                      school involvement.
                                                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
              most important extracurricular or         each        
                                              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
          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.
                          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
                       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
         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
                         plan to attend a college, university,    $1,000 each        from December 17, 2010
                  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”
                       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         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
                          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           If application is submitted by initial                            Final Deadline –
                                     date, info will be sent on for                               January 9, 2011
                                       additional scholarships.
                                                                                                Applications are
 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.      accredited post-secondary college,       Two $500 awards     Applications must be
                                  university or vocational school.                          postmarked by January
                                                                                                   16, 2011.
                                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       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       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             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        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.              information technology related                               Address is listed in the
                                                  field.                                            application form.
                                      Non-renewable scholarships
                                 ($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,       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
                                             financial need.
                                  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                   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
             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
             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
                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          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                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”.                 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.          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               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)
                                                                                                Applications are
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      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            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         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            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   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 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         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,          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        (i.e. nursing, education,                                    March 19, 2011.
             m                    environmental science, and
                                        foreign language).
    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         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        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         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           “Applying for a Scholarship”.                              March 14, 2011.
                                                                                              Applications are
                                       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          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      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.
                                           the community.
                                       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            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       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 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
                                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
        Scholarships           the following categories – “Just   Most awards are     as November 30, 2010
                                                        Because We Love You”              $1,000.         or as late as December
                          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
                     top-ranked college or university.        $180,000.
                                                     A free resource dedicated to                            Deadlines will vary
                           helping students find merit-based    Various amounts.      based on the specific
                                                 scholarships before they apply to                         award a student wants
                                      schools.                                        to apply for.
                                                 9 through 12th grade students                             Deadlines to apply for
                                                 are able to search for information                          scholarships vary.
       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
                        scholarship competitions through                               more details.
                                                        Scholarship Boot camp.