Scholarships in Florida

Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholar

Award: $2,464, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a senior in a vocational high school.

Florida Fund for Minority Teachers

Award: -, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must plan on teaching in Florida public schools

  • Florida
  • No Restrictions
  • All Majors Eligible

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must demonstrate financial need and Christian commitment

Arizona Excellence Award

Award: $10,000, Deadline: Open

Non-Arizona resident full-time undergrad student

Fort Lewis Merit Scholarship for Non-Colorado Students

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 14

Applicant must have an Eligibility Index of 92 or higher and live outside of Colorado and the Western Undergraduate Exchange states.

International Student Scholarship

Award: $100, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a Hispanic student considered a non-resident of Arizona who has completed 12 or more College credits, with at least nine units in ESL. A 350- to 500-word letter stating reasons for deserving scholarship is required.

Success Scholarship

Award: $3,100, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must not be a resident of Michigan. Minimum 3.2 GPA required.

Academic Community Enrichment Scholarship (ACE)

Award: $7,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state United States resident who satisfies at least two of the following criteria: ranks at least in the top 10% of their high school class; is a member of the National Honor Society; or has a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better. Applicants who do not meet that criteria, but possess significant leadership and involvement may also be considered.

Non-Resident Transfer Leadership Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a transfer student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is not a resident of Utah, and has outstanding leadership abilities, activities, and achievements.

Non-Resident Transfer Diversity Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a transfer student who is not a resident of Utah. Application, recommendation, and online essay in which applicant illustrates their geographic, ethnic and/or cultural background, and how it will contribute to an educationally diverse experience for students at the University, are required to be submitted.

Non-Resident Merit Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an entering freshman who is not a resident of Utah, and is a National Merit Finalist.

Alumni Association Non-Resident Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

Award: $5,800, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a current high school senior who is not a resident of Utah, but who's parent or grandparent is an University of Utah graduate. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and have been actively involved in service to their high school and/or community. Official transcript, a one-page essay, and letter of recommendation are required to be submitted.

Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program (ABLE)

Award: $1,161, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program at an eligible private Florida college or university for a minimum of 12 credit hours per term, or the equivalent. 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.

First Generation Matching Grant Program

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a degree-seeking, Florida resident who is an undergraduate student with substantial need. In order to be eligible, applicant's parents must not have earned baccalaureate degrees. 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 required. For participation and deadline information, applicant should check with post-secondary institution they plan to attend.

Florida Public Postsecondary Career Education Student Assistance Program (FSAG-CE)

Award: $2,610, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a Florida resident who is enrolled for a minimum of 180 clock hours per term (six semester credits) at an eligible participating career center or community college. 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 required. For participation and deadline information, applicant should check with post-secondary institution they plan to attend.

William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG)

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Florida who is an undergraduate student attending an eligible private, non-profit Florida college or university. 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. For participation and deadline information, applicant should check with post-secondary institution they plan to attend. FAFSA is required.

Academic Excellence Level 2 Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshmen who is not a resident of West Virginia.

University Merit - Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student who is named as a finalist by the National Merit Corporation and who designates West Virginia University as their school of first choice by the National Merit Corporation's deadline date.

Provost Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a first-time, domestic, undergraduate degree-seeking student entering the university in the fall. Applicant must be a non-Michigan resident with a cumulative 3.0 GPA and an ACT composite score of 22 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1020). Admission application file is required to be submitted.

Diversity & Multiculturalism Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a first-time, domestic, undergraduate degree-seeking student entering the university in the fall. Admission application file must be completed and applicant must be admissible to the university. Essay questions, participation in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy, and desire to add multiculturalism on campus are required.

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a first-time, domestic, undergraduate degree-seeking student entering the university in the fall. Applicant must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA at the end of their junior year and a minimum composite ACT score of 25 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1130). Applicants are automatically considered for award provided they apply to the university.

NTA Florida Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicants should be a permanent resident of Florida who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States, maintaining a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Applicants enrolled at an accredited two-year college, will be entering their second year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours by the end of this semester or term. Applicants enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university, will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. For a complete application, applicant needs to submit a U. S. passport as proof of citizenship, or U. S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, a Florida driver's license as proof of permanent state residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic and one professional), an official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

Travel Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a full-time, dependent student from the United States or Canada (excluding Minnesota and western Wisconsin).

Merit Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who will graduate high school on the United States mainland. Information provided on the admissions application, along with a high school transcript will determine criteria and eligibility of the award.

Out-of-State Tuition Waiver

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state student.

Dean's Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident freshmen student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and a GPA between 3.25 and 3.49.

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an entering non-resident freshman student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and minimum 3.75 GPA.

Provost's Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an entering non-resident freshman student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and a high school GPA between 3.5 and 3.74.

Top 5 Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be an entering freshman who graduated from a Florida high school in the top fifth of their high school class.

Out of State Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1 (priority)

Applicant must be a United States resident who is living outside of New York State and who visits the college before January 31st of their senior year.