Scholarships in Broward

James A. Cummings Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be from Broward, Dade, or Palm Beach County, have a minimum 2.75 GPA, and demonstrate written communication ability. Preference is given to Broward County residents; second preference is given to Dade County residents.

Ralph R. Bailey Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a resident of Broward County for at least a year prior to application date. Selection is based upon academic standing, financial need, sound character, integrity, and achievement in undergraduate extracurricular activities.

HSF/Citi Fellow Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be a current sophomore enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Economics, or Finance at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States; selected recipient must be enrolled as a junior during the following academic year. Program will be open as of fall 2009.

HSF/Wal-Mart Stores High School Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale who plans to enroll as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at a four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Scholarship Essay Contest

Award: $250, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be current high school freshmen, sophomores or juniors attending a high school or who are home-schooled. Students must write an essay on the topic, "You have been invited to talk to the future U.S. Secretary of Education. What would you say?" Selection is based on content, originality, clarity, insight and writing quality.