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  • Offered by
    Florida Department of Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    1940 N. Monroe Street
    Suite 70
    Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Florida residents for at least a year and first-time undergraduate students enrolled in degree programs (except theology or divinity degrees). Applicants must meet Florida's general state aid eligibility requirements. Participating institutions determine application procedures, deadlines and student eligibility.
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion, Department of Florida
    P.O. Box 547859
    Orlando, FL 32854
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be direct descendents of American Legion Department of Florida members in good standing or deceased U.S. veterans who would have been eligible for membership. They must be seniors at accredited Florida high schools who plan to pursue undergraduate study upon graduation. Funds must be used within four years of graduation, excluding active military service.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must produce peanuts or come from peanut-producing families. They must also be current FFA members under the age of 23 working towards degrees in agriculture or agribusiness at U.S. institutions. Applicants must be residents of Alabama, Florida or Georgia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$500
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,250
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Dixie Boys Baseball
    P.O. Box 8263
    Dothan, AL 36304
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
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Varies
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$2,000
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
$3,000
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$1,250
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have some form of ham radio operating license, be residents of Florida, Illinois, Indiana or Michigan, major in electronic engineering or a related technical field and be ARRL members.
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Deadline
July 24
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Florida's Office of Campus Volunteers
    Florida Campus Compact
    325 John Knox Road
    Building F, Suite 210
    Tallahassee, FL 32303
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at an accredited public or private institution of higher education within the state of Florida.
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Deadline
April 15
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Varies
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Florida Department of Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    1940 N. Monroe Street
    Suite 70
    Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must submit applications and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Each university determines its own deadline.
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Deadline
High school graduation
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Varies
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Deadline
February 14
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Varies
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Deadline
March 3
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Florida Engineers in Construction
    125 South Gadsden Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate juniors or seniors enrolled in an accredited degree program in engineering at a Florida university. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and must have plans to pursue a career in construction. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
Full tuition
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Varies
Amount
$500-$18,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion, Department of Florida
    P.O. Box 547859
    Orlando, FL 32854
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Chair Scholars Foundation Inc.
    16101 Carencia Lane
    Odessa, FL 33556-3278
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be a 7th to 11th grader enrolled in a Florida public school and must have a serious physical disability. Applicants must also have a B average and be eligible for the "Free or Reduced Lunch Program.”
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$200-$2,610
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Florida Department of Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    1940 N. Monroe Street
    Suite 70
    Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. There are three student financial aid programs: The Florida Public Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend state universities and public community colleges. The Florida Private Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend eligible private, non-profit, four-year colleges and universities. The Florida Postsecondary Student Assistance Grant is for students who attend eligible degree-granting private colleges and universities that are ineligible under the Florida Private Student Assistance Grant. High school students in the top 20 percent of their classes receive priority funding.
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Deadline
May 16
Amount
$500-$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Florida Outdoor Writers Association
    24 NW 33rd Court
    Suite A
    Gainesville, FL 32706
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be students at Florida colleges or universities or students from any school whose applications are endorsed by a FOWA member or faculty advisor. They must have a career goal that entails communicating love and appreciation of hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities. Selection is based on essay, faculty advisor or FOWA member endorsement, scholastic merit and extracurricular activities. Preference is given to journalism and communications majors.
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Deadline
November 30
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Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
    1411 W. 190th Street
    Suite 325
    Los Angeles, CA 90248
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and full-time undergraduate students. They must be attending an accredited, four-year postsecondary institution located in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. They must reside in or attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC or West Virginia. They must be sophomores who are enrolled in a degree program in liberal arts, law or business and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
  • Description
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Deadline
January 15
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Varies
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Deadline
February 15
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Jimmy Rane Foundation
    P.O. Box 40
    Abbeville, AL 36310
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$2,000
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Carolina Rice
    c/o Riviana Foods Inc.
    P.O. Box 2636
    Houston, TX 77252
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors who reside in or attend school in Miami-Dade/Monroe/Broward County, Los Angeles and Orange Counties or San Francisco and San Jose Metro. They must submit an essay on how they think attending college will change their lives. The essay may be written in English or Spanish. Selection is based on the overall strength of the essay.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Florida Department of Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    1940 N. Monroe Street
    Suite 70
    Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must show financial need as determined by the school and meet the application procedures and deadlines of the participating schools.
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    McCurry Foundation Inc.
    Scholarship Selection Committee
    4417 Beach Boulevard, Suite 200
    Jacksonville, FL 32246
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be public high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership, a responsible work ethic, community involvement, service, and academic excellence, with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must demonstrate financial need, with a maximum family income of $75,000. Preference is given to students from Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns Counties in Florida and from Glynn County in Georgia.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
May 3
Amount
$1,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Black Nurses' Association, Miami Chapter
    P.O. Box 472826
    Miami, FL 33147
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and be residents of Florida who are members of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA). They must be majoring in nursing at an accredited postsecondary institution, have completed at least one semester and must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on academic merit, professional potential and financial need.
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Deadline
March 31
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.
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Deadline
January 1
Amount
$3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Tourism Cares
    275 Turnpike Street
    Suite 307
    Canton, MA 02021
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be permanent residents of Florida and be enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year postsecondary institution located in Florida. They must be entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program. They must be studying travel, tourism or hospitality at the undergraduate level. By May of the application year, they must have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program or 60 or more credits if in a four-year program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
January 14
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Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Student Nurses' Association
    45 Main Street
    Suite 606
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
Up to $6,100
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Deadline
May 15
Amount
Up to $2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Water Works Association - Florida Section
    1300 Ninth Street
    Suite B-124
    St. Cloud, FL 34769
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate upperclassmen or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution located in Florida. They must be majoring in a subject that is related to the drinking water industry and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Previous recipients of this award are ineligible. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, character and stated career goals.
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Deadline
January 26
Amount
$500-$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Miami Herald and El Herald Newspapers
    One Herald Plaza
    Miami, FL 33132
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors in Miami-Dade and Broward counties in Florida and be nominated by their schools.
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Deadline
March 5
Amount
$1,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Simon Youth Foundation
    225 W. Washington Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time. Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin, and recipients are selected on the basis of financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal. Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S.
  • Description
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Deadline
November 1
Amount
$1,000
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Deadline
March 1 priority deadline
Amount
Room and board
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Southern Scholarship Foundation
    322 Stadium Drive
    Tallahassee, FL 32304
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate high character and attend or plan to attend Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, the University of Florida, Tallahassee Community College or Santa Fe Community College.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,000-$10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Scholarship America Johnson Scholarship
    One Scholarship Way
    P.O. Box 297
    Saint Peter, MN 56082
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited institution. One parent must be a regular full-time or permanent part-time UPS employee who has resided in Florida for at least twelve months. They must have been employed at UPS at least one year and must be employed there when the awards are announced. Children of UPS retirees and deceased UPS workers are also eligible. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Florida Department of Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    1940 N. Monroe Street
    Suite 70
    Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must attend an eligible private, nonprofit Florida college or university, be Florida residents and not be in default on any state or federal grant, loan or scholarship. Requirements vary by institution.
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