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Public Education and Citizenship Committee Statewide Essay Contest

This award is available for Florida high school seniors who are planning to attend a state university, community college or any division of higher learning supported by the state of Florida. Students must be willing to write a 1,000-word essay on 'Why Education is Important.'

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 20
2020

Melbourne Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. women who are attending a four-year college or university in Florida on a full-time basis and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The applicant must be a graduate of a Brevard County (Florida) high school and be a member of a National Panhellenic Council affiliated sorority.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 24

C.L. Overturf, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. citizens who graduate with an associate of arts degree from St. Johns River Community College and plan to attend a school in the Florida State University System. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 and must not use tobacco products.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Rosewood Family Scholarship Program

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are considered a minority and planning to attend an eligible college or university in Florida. Priority will be given to direct descendants of African-American Rosewood families affected by the events of January 1923.

Total: $6100 Awards:  6
Deadline:  April 01

State University System of Florida Program

Florida high school seniors and current undergraduate students with certain visual, learning, speech, and/or hearing disabilities who have been accepted to or are enrolled at an eligible Florida state institutions are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $375 Awards:  100
Deadline:  April 01

Florida First Generation Matching Grant Program (FGMG)

This award is available to Florida high school seniors and undergraduate students who are enrolled in at least six semester hours at an eligible Florida college or university. The applicant must demonstrate unmet financial need of $200 or more (as determined by the institution) and be a first generation college student.

Total: $1224 Awards:  5276
Deadline:  May 15

FBEF Forgivable Loan Scholarship

This loan forgiveness program is available for Florida college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are attending an eligible college. Students must major in a banking-related field, such as business, economics, finance, accounting, business administration, business management, marketing, or human resources and must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Students who have already worked in Florida banking for five years or more can apply for grant funding at the freshmen and sop...

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  August 01

Florida Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Program

This award is available to Florida resident undergraduate students who are enrolled as upper division undergraduates in a state-approved teacher education program at an eligible Florida institution. Students must be of African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native descent, and plan to teach in a Florida public school upon graduation.

Total: $4000 Awards:  135
Deadline:  August 02