Scholarships in Florida

Julie Willard Mikell Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Lee County, FL high school. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Judge William J. Nelson Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL high school who have overcome adversity and will attend the University of Florida.

Robert B. and Dorothy Pence Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Lee County, FL high school who is industrious and has a good moral character. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Chet and Jannett Perry Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL high school who will pursue a degree in accounting.

David G. Robinson Arts Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Lee County, FL high school who will pursue a degree in an art-related field. Financial need and community service must be demonstrated.

Sanibel Community Church Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a member of the Sanibel Community Church who will pursue an education at an accredited college or university. Financial need must be demonstrated.

John M. and Mary A. Shanley Memorial Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Hendry or Lee County, FL high school who will pursue a degree in accounting, agriculture, architecture, computer science, dentistry, education, engineering, law, medicine, or ministry. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Ellen Sheppard Scholarship Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Lee County, FL high school who will pursue a degree in art or nursing. Financial need and minimum 3.5 GPA required.

John and Ellen Sheppard Humane Student Scholarship Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL high school. Minimum 3.2 GPA required.

SWFL Deputy Sheriffs Association Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL high school who is the dependent of a law enforcement officer.

Anne Sturrock Nursing Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a member or child of a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Cape Coral, FL who will pursue a career in nursing. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Richard S. Thompson & Marion L. Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Lee County, FL high school. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

American Association of University Women Mary Sue Gotticent Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a female resident of Lee County, FL enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year institution.. Financial need must be demonstrated.

John and Ruth Childe Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Lee County, FL high school with a physical disability who is pursuing higher education in a college, university, or technical school.

John I. and Madeleine R. Taeni Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL who graduated high school at least two years ago and will pursue emergency medical technician training, nursing or paramedic training.

Faye Lynn Roberts Education Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a female resident of Lee County, FL at least 21 years of age who will pursue a career in computer training, court reporting, nursing or technical studies. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Robert C. and Margaret A. Schikora Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate from a Lee County, FL high school who is pursuing post-secondary education. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Chip Johnson Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL who has completed at least 60 semester hours towards a four-year degree at Barry University, FGCU, Nova, Edison State College or Hodges University, or a regionally accredited college in the 5-county area. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Love of Bonita Empowerment Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Bonita Springs, FL who will attend a college or technical school. Financial need must be demonstrated.

William L. Graddy Law School Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have been a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL for at least three years and has completed their first year of law school. Financial need and minimum 2.8 GPA required.

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who is not a resident of South Carolina.

Out-of-State Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is not a resident of Arkansas. Minimum 3.0 GPA required; 24 transfer hours and minimum 3.25 GPA required of transfer students.

Out-of-State Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1 (Priority)

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

Gold Scholarship

Award: $8,500, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who does not reside in Delaware. Selection based upon outstanding academic achievement.

Silver Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Delaware. Selection based upon above average academic achievement.

Jose Regueiro Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Dade County public or private high school. Essay on the subject of 'The Importance of a College Degree' and financial need are required.

Diaz-Balart Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Dade County public or private high school who is an immigrant to the United States. Essay on the subject of 'Educational Opportunities within the American Democracy' and financial need required.

Dr. Manuel Viamonte Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a Dade County public or private high school who plans to major in radiology technology. Essay on the subject of 'The Importance of Studies in Radiology' and financial need required.

Farish Scholars Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Florida resident who has exhibited extensive community involvement. Minimum 3.5 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1380 (composite ACT score of 31), and interview required.

Provost Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident with a minimum 3.75 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1400 (composite ACT score of 32).