Scholarship Info November Newsletter

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CollegeCovered–Visit this website for help navigating financial aid and the FAFSA application.


Scholarship Guide

New Scholarships

NEW 3/2/2018

Webber International University Academic Scholarships

Webber Scholarship Flyer


Jim Skidmore Scholarship–Deadline March 9, 2018

Jim Skidmore Scholarship Application 2018

Lakeland Music Club Scholarship–Deadline April 2nd


Omega Youth Minority Male Scholarship–Deadline April 3rd

Omega Minority Male Scholarship

Alpha Kappa Alpha/Kappa Omicron Chapter Scholarship–Deadline April 6th

AKA Scholarship 2018

*This is a different AKA Scholarhship offered to female students only.  Eligible students may apply for both scholarships

Historical Society of Central Florida Scott Harris Memorial Scholarship–Deadline April 13th

2018 Scott Harris Scholarship Application

Jayda Dionne Parker Scholarship–Deadline April 30th

Jayda Powell Scholarship Application

The Cohen and Jaffe Law Office Scholarship–Due April 2nd

Online Application

The Brooks Law Group Scholarship–Due May 1st

Brooks Law Group Scholarship Information

A-1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship–Due March 10th

Information and Online Application

Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship–Deadline March 20th

Zonta Scholarship Application

Florida Frontiersman College Scholarship–Deadline March 23rd

FFI Scholarship Application 2018

Club Hispano de Lakeland–Deadline April 12, 2018

Polk Hispanic Club Application

AAO Scholarship for Polk Couty Student-Athletes

Website and Online Application

Polk State College Foundation Scholarships–Deadline March 15

Online Application 

Polk State College Public Service Scholarship–Deadline March 15, 2018

PSS Scholarship Application

Polk Retired Educators Association Scholarship–Deadline March 28

Polk Retired Educators Scholarship

Southern Scholarship Foundation Housing Scholarship

Executive Summary 2017-18

SSF Recruitment Poster 2018

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship–Deadline April 2, 2018

Alpha Kappa Alpha Information

Student Insights Scholarship–Deadline April 22, 2018

Student Insights Information Flyer

Online Application 

Keisha Bodden Scholarship Fund

Information and Online Application 

Southern Association for College Admission Counseling–Deadline April 15, 2018

SACAC Information and Online Application 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship–Deadline June 14, 2018

Essay Topic and Submission Instructions

USF Kosove Society

USF Kosove Society

Benenati Law Firm Future Leaders’ Scholarship–Due May 31, 2018

Benenati Law Firm Online Application

B. Davis Scholarship Award–Due May 22, 2018

B. Davis Scholarship Online Application

Military Family Support Trust Scholarships–Due April 2019

Military Family Support Trust

DeBartolo Family Foundation Scholarship

DeBartolo Family Scholarship Application



Back to School ScholarshipsFastweb Back To School Scholarship List

  • List of available scholarships to jump start the scholarship search
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  • List of themed scholarships to jump start the scholarship search
  • Counselors & Students encouraged to create a FastWeb account to receive constant updates

Hispanic Heritage Month Art & Essay Contests (Grades 4-5, 6-8, 9-12)


Contest is open to all 4th through 12th grade students in the state of Florida. Three winners will be selected: one elementary (4-5) student, one middle (6-8) student, and one high school (9-12) student.

Awards: Winners will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by Florida Prepaid College Foundation. Winners will receive awards at Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration to be held in Tallahassee. Reasonable travel and lodging expenses will be paid for the winners and one immediate family member. Winners will be notified after September 19, 2017.

  • Project Weather Scholarship


The Project Weather Scholarship Contest is a one-time award of $1,000 presented to seven high school seniors who excel in science. The scholarship is granted as a part of Bay News 9’s commitment to educating children about science and weather.

  • The Gates Scholarship (it’s back!)


Basic Eligibility

To apply, students must be:

  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national or permanent resident
  • A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.

  • Wendy’s High School Heisman


Requirements: GPA: 3.0+; Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized sponsored by your school : Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bobsleigh, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing/Rowing, Cross Country, Curling, Cycling, Diving, Equestrian (Dressage/Eventing/Jumping), Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating (Figure or Speed), Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Luge, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Skateboarding, Skiing (Alpine, Biathlon, Cross Country, Free-Style, Jumping), Snowboard, Soccer, Softball, Spirit/Cheerleading, Sports Climbing, Surfing, Swimming (or Synchronized), Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball (or Beach), Water Polo, Weightlifting, and Wrestling. From

  • Coca-Cola Scholarship


Requirements: High School Senior pursing higher education.