Scholarships in Florida

First Florida Bank Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to Florida residents.

Gulf Power Foundation Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a resident of northwest Florida enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Jane C. Noonan Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to residents of Florida.

William S. Rosasco III Foundation Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full-time, and be pursuing a degree program. Preference is given to residents of Florida.

Senior Scholar-Athlete Award

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be designated a Senior Scholar-Athlete winner by Pensacola Sports Association, be enrolled full-time, and be pursuing a degree program. Awarded to one female and one male per year.

John C. Pace Jr. Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Maximum award is given to applicants who rank in top tenth of their graduating class, with priority given first to graduates from Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton counties. Second priority is given to graduates from other schools in West Florida, and third priority to graduates from other Florida schools. Application is required. Ten minimum awards are given to applicants who meet other criteria.

Out-of-State Collegiate Scholar

Award: $3,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and a minimum composite ACT score between 28 and 29 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1250-1320).

Out-of-State Presidential Scholar

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 32 and 36 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1400 and 1600).

Out-of-State Capstone Scholar

Award: $1,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and a minimum composite ACT score of 27 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1210 and 1240).

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Christian woman who is a resident of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full time, and be able to demonstrate financial need. Contact the financial aid office for more information regarding applications.

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be a resident of any state except Kansas. FAFSA is required.

Florida Student Assistance Grant Program (FSAG)

Award: $2,610, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and Florida resident for a minimum of 12 months prior to the start of classes and be enrolled in an eligible undergraduate academic degree program. Applicant must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. FAFSA is required.

Florida Engineering Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 11

Applicant must have minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum 600 math and 500 verbal SAT scores and be enrolled at one of four ABET accredited institutions in Florida. Applicant must submit a transcript and recommendation letter.

Out-of-State Tuition Assistance Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must show academic ability and not be a resident of Idaho.

Helen James Brewer Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must be a member or former member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy and reside in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet-size photo. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

McNair Scholars Award

Award: $12,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be from outside South Carolina. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership, and character.

Mt. Garfield Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of any state other than Colorado, and have a minimum 3.2 GPA.

Out-of-State Fee Stipend

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA or rank in the top quarter of class, have a minimum composite ACT score of 24, and may not be a resident of Missouri.

Continue the Tradition

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of an alumni and may not be a resident of Missouri. Entering freshman applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA or rank in the top quarter of class and have a minimum composite ACT score of 24. Transfer applicants must have completed at least 24 credit hours and have a minimum 3.25 GPA.

Out-of-State Fee Waiver for the Performing Arts

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have outstanding performance ability in art, forensics, music, theatre, or dance.

Lighthouse International's Scholarship and Career Awards

Award: $10,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must reside and attend school in the United States and be legally blind. Awards based on academic and personal achievements. Application, essay, proof of U.S. citizenship, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are required to be submitted.

Florida Work Experience Program

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen who is a Florida resident with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicant must meet one of the following criteria: be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours per term or 180 clock hours at a college or university, enroll no less than part-time in a career certificate program consisting of no less than 450 clock hours at a career center, or enroll as no less than a part-time student in good standing at an educator preparation institute. Applicant must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Financial need is required. Program provides student the opportunity to secure work experiences that complement and reinforce their educational programs and career goals. FAFSA is required.

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $4,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must reside in a state other than Georgia and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Fred Schleiter Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state minority student with financial need.

FFGC Scholarship in Environmental Issues

Award: $3,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida, will attend or is attending a Florida school, and must demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

FFGC Scholarship in Garden Club Objectives

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida, will attend or is attending a Florida school, and must demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

FFGC Scholarship in Horticulture

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida, will attend or is attending a Florida school, and must demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

FFGC Scholarship in Landscape Architecture

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida, must attend or be planning to attend a Florida school, and must demonstrate financial need. Graduate applicants must attend a Florida school that is accredited by the American Society of Landscape Architects. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

FFGC Scholarship in Botany

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida, will attend or is attending a Florida school majoring in botany with an emphasis in wildflowers and native plants, and must demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.

FFGC Scholarship in Agriculture

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida, will attend or is attending a Florida school, and must demonstrate financial need. Work transcript, personal letter, photo, letters of recommendation, and interview required.