Scholarships in Florida

Rosewood Family Scholarship Program

Award: $6,100, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be full-time, undergraduate students who attend state universities, public community colleges or public postsecondary vocational-technical schools. Direct descendants of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January, 1923 receive preference. The descendants must provide family information on the Florida Financial Aid Application.

Theodore R. and Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited institution. One parent must be a regular full-time or permanent part-time UPS employee who has resided in Florida for at least twelve months. They must have been employed at UPS at least one year and must be employed there when the awards are announced. Children of UPS retirees and deceased UPS workers are also eligible. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Disaster Preparation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be a high school or college student who plans to attend a Florida trade school or university and be a Florida resident able to provide 2 proofs of residency. Students will need to create a 2 to 4 minute entertaining video on how preparing for a hurricane can be a valuable tool. Applications are available online and video must be submitted via email.

A. M. Redd, Jr. Escambia County High School Achievement Annual Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be graduates of Escambia High School in Pensacola, Florida who are enrolled in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University and have declared a major of mechanical engineering. Students must show leadership ability and preference is given to female students.