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  • 1. Scholarship Bulletin Ms. Abesada, CAP Advisor SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT DEADLINE CRITERIA NAME Students in grades 9-12 Essay about an elected official who has demonstrated political courage.John F. Kennedy Profile in $500 - Students should visit the website for 01/07/12 complete details. Courage Essay Contest $10,000 +Public+Programs/Profile+in+Courage+ Award/Essay+Contest+for+High+School +Students/Contest+Information/. Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports.The Foot Locker Scholar (20)$20,000 01/09/12 Minimum 3.0 gpa Essay and Letter of Recommendation For more details visit: Good through Seniors graduation Minimum 3.3 gpaGates Millennium Scholars scholarship Financial need based on 01/11/12 Program Demonstrate leadership abilities tuition and For complete details visit: expenses High school student 14 years of age or older. Students should review the website and Create-A-Greeting Card $10,000 01/14/12 application for complete details and Scholarship submission instruction: g-cards-scholarship.htm Seniors Planning careers of service to theThe Washington Crossing United States in local, state, or federal $500-$5,000 01/15/12 Foundation Scholarship government. For specific details and submission instructions:
  • 2. Senior Transcript, letter of reference andJCI Senators Foundation of $500 01/15/12 personal statement Florida Scholarship For more information visit: If you are a student with a passion for improving your community, we would like to help you turn that passion into action. We are looking for leaders who are high school juniors and seniors in the US and secondary students in sixth Bank of America Student 8 week paid form college or college of further 01/25/12 Leader internship education in the UK. For more information visit: on/index.cfm?template=fd_studentleade rs Senior Minimum 3.0 gpa Demonstrate leadership, community $1,500 and a Ford Salute to Education 01/26/12 service, financial need considered. laptop Essay For more details visit: Seniors Live in a participating local RMHC Chapter’s geographic area. RMHS/African American Applicant must have at least one parent Future Achievers Varies 01/27/12 of African American or Black Caribbean Scholarship Program heritage. Application is available online: scholarships/ Seniors Live in a participating local RMHC Chapter’s geographic area.RMHC/HACER Scholarship Applicant must have at least one parent Varies 01/27/12 Program of Hispanic/Latino heritage. Application is available online: scholarships/ Senior, planning to attend FSU Essay questions & letters of recommendation Florida State University $2,400 01/27/12 Review website and application for Service Scholar Program essay guidelines and complete details: ms/scholars.html Students in grades 9-12The Princeton Prize in Race The Prize recognizes students leading $1,000 01/31/12 Relations projects specifically addressing race or ethnic relations in their schools or
  • 3. communities. Applications can be downloaded at Senior Weighted 3.2 gpa Letter of recommendation Florida International University’s Multicultural $1,000 per Student should have all of their 01/31/12 admission materials submitted to FIU Programs & Services semester Scholars Award admissions Office prior to the scholarship deadline. For information visit: Senior Weighted 3.5 gpa Letter of recommendation Florida International University’s Multicultural $1,250 per Student should have all of their 01/31/12 admission materials submitted to FIUPrograms & Services Golden semester Drum Award admissions Office prior to the scholarship deadline. For information visit: Minority high school senior Low income or disadvantaged family Minimum 2.0 gpa Nat Moore Foundation Extracurricular activities, transcript and $2,500 01/31/12 Scholarship personal statement Complete details and submission: rams Senior Be ambitious and motivated, as evidenced by outstanding achievement AXA Achievement $2,000 02/01/12 in school, community or work activities. Community Scholarship Complete details and submission: foundation/about.html Senior Demonstrate artistic merit and academic excellence in visual arts, music,dance,drama, and creative Arts For Life! Scholarship writing. (25)$1,000 02/01/12 Program Essay Student should review website and application for complete details: _Life/Apply_for_a_Scholarship.aspx Senior of a Florida PTA/PTSA high school. Florida PTA/PTSA Member of school’s PTA/PTSA Vocational/Technical $1,000 02/04/12 Minimum 2.0 gpa Scholarship For more information visit: mlFlorida PTA/PTSA University $2,000 02/04/12 Senior of a Florida PTA/PTSA high
  • 4. Scholarship school. Member of school’s PTA/PTSA Minimum 3.0 gpa For more information visit: ml Senior of a Florida PTA/PTSA high school. Pursue a fine arts education at a university, community college, or accredited fine arts school in the state ofFlorida PTA/PTSA Fine Arts $1,000 02/04/12 Florida Scholarship Member of school’s PTA/PTSA Minimum 3.0 gpa For more information visit: ml Senior of a Florida PTA/PTSA high school. Must enroll as a full-time student in a community college within the state of Florida PTA/PTSA Florida Community College $1,000 02/04/12 Member of school’s PTA/PTSA Scholarship Minimum 2.5 gpa For more information visit: ml Seniors with financial need and entrepreneurial spirit KFC Colonel’s Scholars Up to $5,000 02/08/12 Minimum 2.75 gpa Program Review website for details: Students in grades 9-12 Create a 30 second TV commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of Courageous Persuaders Varies 02/09/12 underage drinking. For more information visit contest.htm Seniors interested in engineering Financial need Minimum of unweighted 3.5 gpaFlorida Engineering Society Minimum SAT score of 600 Math, 500 $2,250 02/15/12 Scholarship Reading, 500 Writing or ACT 26 Math, 21 English For more information visity: We’re looking for folks with solid grades, who are involved in volunteer efforts in 1,000 their schools and communities, and/or Best Buy scholarships 02/15/12 have a work history. Students must be of $1,000 planning to attend a college, university or technical school in the fall
  • 5. immediately following their high school graduation. 9–12th grade students from private, public, alternative or home schools are eligible to apply. For more information visit: ips/at15_scholarship Be of Hispanic heritage. Minimum 3.0 unweighted gpa The Hispanic Scholarship Must major in Science, Technology, Fund Procter & Gamble $2,500 02/28/12 Engineering and Mathematics filed. Company scholarship Must apply for FAFSA. Complete details: Senior Minimum 2.75 gpa Show academic improvement from the The Broad Prize for Urban Up to $20,000 03/01/12 ninth grade to the eleventh grade. Education Financial need For complete details and apply online: Students, already licensed, between the ages of 16-18 currently attending highJiffy Lube “What Drives You” school Scholarship Program “Teen $2,500 03/01/12 Essay Driver” Complete details: m Minority senior Community service, financial need and letter of recommendationJackie Robinson Foundation Up to $7,500 03/30/12 Minimum SAT score 1000 combined Scholarship math and critical reading or ACT 22. Submission instruction: Senior African American/Hispanic Student Evidence of the applicant’s academic achievement in high school, leadershipExxonMobil Bernard Harris skills or community servie in the area of Math and Science $5,000 04/02/12 Science, Technology, Engineering or Scholarship Mathematics. Minimum of 3.0 gpa The application can be downloaded from the Council of Great city Schools: Senior Financial need Minimum 3.2 gpa Miami HEAT Scholarship $2,500 04/07/12 Letter of recommendation To apply visit: mmunity_education_scholarships.html The Holocaust $250-$5,000 04/19/12 A national essay contest for students in
  • 6. Remembrance Project the 9th – 12th grade and are U.S. citizens. For contest rules visit their website at: 2012 Spring National College Fair Sunday, February 19, 2012 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Doubletree Miami/Mart Airport Hotel Miami For more information visit: Florida Bright Futures and Other Grants, Scholarships and Work Study Programs 2012 High School GraduatesAs of December 1, you may now go on line and register for Florida Bright Futures and other Grants,Scholarships and work study programs offered by the State of Florida. Even if you think that you will notqualify for Bright Futures - there are a number of nice grants, work-study programs and low intereststudent loan programs that are offered by the state - so please register today!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FAFSA (Financial Aid) As of January 1, you may now go on line and apply for financial aid. January 25, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. FAFSA parent night here at HGHS!!BEWARE OF SCAMS – A scholarship search may be a Scholarship scam. LOOK FOR THESE SIGNS. You are a finalist in a contest you never entered. The scholarship will cost some money. The scholarship is guaranteed. May I have your credit card or bank account number to hold this scholarship? We’ll do all the work. You can’t get this information anywhere else.