Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Florida School Counselor Association (FSCA) Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $500

Applicants must be high school seniors, planning to begin college in Summer or Fall of 2016.

Essays must be 1-page, single-spaced, and address the following topic: How has your school counselor made a difference?

ALL essays must be submitted with a FSCA Essay Competition Entry Form.

Download FSCA Scholarship Form Here

Deadlines:April 1, 2016 - Deadline for submissions (postmark date)

May 20, 2016- Finalists announced

Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Requirements: Must attend a post-secondary school in Duval County, pursue city planning, urban studies, public administrations, or related field, considers extracurricular activities, public service, academic service and 2 letters of recommendation.

Visit: http://www.coj.net/departments/planning-and-developments/planning-and-development/jesse-b--smith-memorial-scholarships.aspx

Scholarship Deadline: May 14, 2016

Jones College Scholarships

Visit http://www.jones.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/

Florida Striders Track Club Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Requirements: Must be a resident of Northeast FL for the past 2 years, be a runner or active in track and field, considers academic record, extracurricular activities, essay, and recommendation letter.

Visit http://www.floridastriders.com

Scholarship Deadline: March 15, 2016

Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Jacksonville Lodge 5-30 Community Service Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $500

Requirements: Must attend a community college or college, be a full-time student in college, demonstrate outstanding commitment to a specific community service effort, demonstrate to make Jacksonville a better community, children of FOP members are not eligible.

Visit school resource officer for details.

Continental Societies Scholarships

Scholarship Amount: Varies

Requirements: Must be a senior about to attend college, accepted by a 4 year college, write an essay, submit a letter of recommendation from the Principal or counselor, official transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, class rank, GPA, copy of college acceptance letter, and 3 letters of reference. See school counselor for application.

Deadline: March 10, 2016

Civitan Club of Jacksonville Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Preference given to FSCJ, JU, or UNF applicants, preference given to civitian club members, and must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: Mr. Robert Gittings 6019 Brookridge Road Jacksonville, FL 32210

Deadline: April 6, 2016