Scholarships in Pinellas

HSF/HSBC-North America 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 and enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicant must be a current undergraduate sophomore or a current community college student who is planning on transferring to a four-year college or university; thus having junior status in the upcoming academic school year. Resume and FAFSA are required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Jazz Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a graduating Pinellas County Public High School student who has participated in jazz during their senior year and wishes to further their studies in jazz. Recorded audition, band director's recommendation, and a 100 word essay on the following topic required: "What Jazz means in my life".