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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)

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    

 Unigo Education Matters- $5,000- 250 word essay on why Education matters
Deadline 11/30/20


Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Award- student must be of Hispanic heritage & 3.0 gpa
Deadline- 12/6/20


 Pumphrey Law Firm- $250-750, write 850 word essay on legal related topic
Deadline 12/7/20

 
 The Science Ambassador Scholarship- Full-tuition scholarship for female in
science, technology, engineering or math
Deadline 12/14/20


  OohLaLaPets $1,000 Scholarship- Video contest w/ your pet or dream pet
Deadline 12/15/20


Huggable Supermom-$1,000- Single mom or child of single mom
Deadline 12/31/20


 Unigo 10K- $10,000- 250 word essay on mobile app for historical figure
Deadline 12/31/20


 Top 10 Scholarship- $1,500- ten reasons you are deserving of the scholarship
Deadline 12/31/20


 GE Reagan Foundation- $40,000- Leadership & Community Service
Deadline 1/5/21


Spectrum News Project Weather Scholarship- $1,000 to senior excelling in science.
Deadline 1/6/21

Website Application Essay Rules

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes- up to $20,000, 3.0 gpa, student athlete & leader
Deadline 1/8/21


Ron Brown Scholar Program- African-American students w/ leadership/ community service
Deadline 1/9/21


 Valerie Radcliffe Apopka HS PTSA $500 Scholarship- must be active PTSA member 
and 2.5 unwt. GPA
Deadline 1/13/21


New!  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


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

New!  America's Farmers- $1,500, 2.5 gpa, must be endorsed by 2 farmers
Deadline 1/24/2
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New!  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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 Oakland Presbyterian Church Education Fund- 2.5 min GPA
Application Instructions    Application
Deadline 2/1/21


New!  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


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


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

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


New!  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


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


 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