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With sunshine nearly year-round, living in Florida can definitely have its advantages — for instance, scholarships! While you may instantly think of theme parks like Disney World and Universal Studios, or perhaps beautiful landscapes such as the Everglades or the beaches at the Florida Keys, Florida is also home to many top-level universities, like the University of Florida (UF), Florida State University (FSU), University of Miami (UM), and University of Central Florida (UCF). If you’re a student looking to attend a school in your home state of Florida, you could add a little bit of sunshine to your college savings, too! Check out this directory of scholarships for Florida students, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Community College Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are enrolled full-time at a public community, junior or city college. Students must submit three short essays addressing the questions provided in the scholarship application.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 30
2018

Unigo Top Ten List Scholarship 2018

The Top Ten List Scholarship is open to US students who are 13 years of age and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2018

Unigo $10K Scholarship

This $10,000 Unigo Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. The applicant must register for a free online account with Unigo.com and submit a short response to this year's topic as posted on the website.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2018

Furman University Charles H. Townes Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who reside outside of South Carolina and plan to attend Furman University. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement and a strong commitment to civic leadership and community service.

Total: $35000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 5
2019

Louisiana Tech University Outstanding Student Scholarship - Out-of-State

This scholarship is available for high school seniors who plan to attend Louisiana Tech University as an out-of-state student. The student must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and have an SAT score of 1130 to 1350 or an ACT score of 23 to 31.

Total: $6500 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 5
2019

Nettie Dracup Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for U.S. students enrolled in a four-year geodetic surveying degree program at an ABET-accredited institution. Students must be enrolled full time.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 15
2019

IRARC Memorial, Joseph P. Rubino, WA4MMD, Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate students and students pursuing an electronic technician certification program who are licensed radio amateurs. Students must be residents of Brevard County (FL) or Florida, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $750 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2019

North Fulton Amateur Radio League Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are members of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and reside in Georgia (or the ARRL Southeastern Division, if no qualified candidates from Georgia apply). Students must study engineering or computer science; if no qualified applicants studying those fields apply, applicants from all fields of study will be considered.

Total: $900 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Orlando HamCation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs (any class) and reside in central Florida (or, if no qualified student applies, reside in Florida). Students must be studying in a technical field that supports the radio art.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Southeastern DX Club Scholarship

The Southeastern DX Club Scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are active members of an amateur radio club affiliated with the ARRL. Students must reside in Georgia; second preference will go to students who reside in the ARRL Southeastern Division if there are no qualified Georgia applicants.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Wayne Nelson, KB4UT, Memorial Scholarship

The Wayne Nelson, KB4UT, Memorial Scholarship is provided to U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs and reside in central Florida (Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia, Brevard, and Polk counties); second preference will go to Florida residents. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher from the previous high school or undergraduate year.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  January 31
2019