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Scholarships

Resources- FAFSA, Bright Futures, Presentations, etc.
OCPS Financial Aid Night Recorded Session (from 9/16/20)

OCPS College Presentation & Financial Aid Night (in Spanish) Recorded Session (from 9/17/20)

FAFSA Information

Florida Financial Aid Application (aka Bright Futures) Information

Ongoing Scholarships
College Board Opportunity Scholarship (currently open for Class of 2021 and 2022)

ACT Scholarship for 10th and 11th graders

Raise.Me Scholarship (9-12) earn scholarships from schools based on your achievements

Scholarship for Undocumented Youth

Horatio Algers Scholarship- 2.0 gpa, multiple scholarships National, State, Career & Technical

 National Scholarship searches- Fast Web and Scholarships.com

Current Scholarship Opportunities
Comprehensive list! OCPS Scholarship Bulletin      

 Mensa Scholarship- $500-$700- 550 word essay on career and academic goals
Deadline 1/15/21


 Profiles in Courage Essay- $100- 10,000- Essay on Political Courage
Deadline 1/15/21


  Juniors only (Class of 2022)! Coolidge Scholarship- Full-ride for four years of
undergraduate study. Academic excellence, interest in public policy & service.
Deadline 1/20/21


Florida State University Service Scholar Program
4-yr scholarship program valued up to $12,000 w/ service coursework & mentorship
Deadline 1/22/21 at 5 pm


 Florida Retired Educators Future Teachers Scholarship
$1,000- 3.0 gpa & plan to become educator
Deadline 1/22/21


Valencia College Bridges to Success Program- Mentorship, summer bridge program & scholarship  to Valencia College, must have at least 2.75 unwt. GPA & demonstrated financial need
Deadline 1/23/21

  America's Farmers- $1,500, 2.5 gpa, must be endorsed by 2 farmers
Deadline 1/24/2
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  onePULSE Legacy Foundation Scholarship- 49 scholarships up to $10,000
Deadline 1/31/21


 I Have a Dream Scholarship- $1,500- 250 word essay on what you dream about
Deadline 1/31/2
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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship-
$30,000, African American, 1000 SAT or 21 SAT w/ Financial Need
Deadline 2/1/21


 Oakland Presbyterian Church Education Fund- 2.5 min GPA
Application Instructions    Application
Deadline 2/1/21


 Hacer Scholarship- $5,000-100,000- 3.0 unwt gpa, one parent must be of hispanic origin,
financial need & community involvement
Deadline 2/3/21


 Orange CTA Howard Fenner Scholarship- Parent must be an Orange CTA
(teacher's union) member with financial need
Deadline 2/9/21


 Support our Scholars- female, first-generation, low-income attending 4 yr univ.
Mentorship & $10,000 scholarship!
Deadline 2/11/21


 2021 Lions Clubs District 35 O Youth Exchange Scholarship- $1,000
Deadline 2/12/21


 Florida Engineering Foundation Scholarship- 3.5 gpa & major in engineering
Deadline 2/12/21


 Atkins Pathway to Success Scholarship- 1st gen female student attending 4 yr FL public univ
Deadline 2/14/21


New!  Professional Athletes Foundation Student Scholarship- $2,500. 
Students need at least 2.0 gpa, at least one year varsity sport participation, has not accepted full athletic or academic scholarship.  Requires coach nomination.
Due 2/15/21 (please submit to Ms. Roberts 1 week early)


Seminole State College Admissions Scholarship- 3.0 weighted GPA 
Applications Accepted from 1/1/21 to 2/19/21

Visit www.seminolestate.edu/foundation/scholarships.com for more scholarship opportunities

  The Dream. US Scholarship
Undocumented Youth- DREAMers who have DACA, TMS or arrived in US before 11-1-15
Deadline 2/25/21


 Sweet and Simple Scholarship- $1,500- 250 word essay on "simple things in life that
make a difference" Deadline 2/28/21


 New!Joseph Melbourne Addition Financial-
$10,000, must be member of Addition Financial Credit Union, 3.0 gpa
Deadline 2/28/21


 Masonic Range Scholarship- student must be sponsored by member of range &
plan on majoring in range science
Deadline 3/1/21


New!  Coite and Mildred Hill Scholarship- $2,000 for Students attending FSU or UF
Deadline 3/8/21- Return completed applications to Ms. Roberts (802)


 Central Florida Merle Evanchyck Epilepsy Scholarship- $1,000-$2,500
Student or family member must be diagnosed with epilepsy
Deadline 3/15/21


New!  Jason Beaird $1,000 Scholarship- 3.0 gpa & minimum of 30 community service hours
Deadline 3/17/21


New! Florida A & M University Alumni Association Scholarship
Must be accepted to FAMU, 3.0 unwt gpa
Deadline 3/31/21


 Super Power Scholarship- 250 word essay on which villain or superhero
would you like to change places with for a day
Deadline 3/31/21


Southern Scholarship Foundation- Rent free housing!
3.0 GPA, financial need & community service
Must attend FAMU, FSU, UF, FGCU, Santa Fe, TCC or Flagler
Deadline 4/1/21


New!  Signal Lights of Zellwood Station Scholarship, $1,000
Deadline 4/16/21


 American College Foundation's Visionary Scholarship Program- grades 9-12
Essay on "Why College is Important to Me"
Deadline 5/1/21


 New! Unigo Fifth Month Scholarship
$1,500- 250 word essay on what the number 5 means to you
Deadline 5/31/21


 PB & J Scholarship- for students who have experienced personal challenges that made it difficult for them to perform well academically, $500-1,000, for 2 or 4 year college
Deadline 5/31/21 


  Do Over Scholarship-$40,000- 250 word essay on having a "do over in life"
Deadline 6/30/21