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

City of Jacksonville Mayor’s Asian American Advisory Board

Scholarship Amount: $500

Requirements: Considers GPA, leadership roles, college and career plans, must submit a 500 word essay, and a letter of recommendation. 

Contact: MAAAB- City of Jacksonville 11605 Bayou Road Jacksonville FL 32210

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Jacksonville Asian American Alliance Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Requirements: Must be of Asian descent, accepted to a four year college, have a 3.5 GPA, and submit SAT/ACT scores.

For info visit: http://www.jaxaaa.org/scholarshipannouncement.php

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Gator Club of Jacksonville Scholarship

Requirements: Must be accepted to the University of Florida, and a family member must be a member of the Jacksonville Gator Club.

Visit http://www.jaxgatorclub.com/scholarships

Deadline: May 1, 2016

Beaches Educational Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: up to $10,000

Requirements: Upcoming Duncan U. Fletcher High School graduates seeking a higher education at an accredited institution (community, state, private, or other) are eligible for the Beaches Educational Foundation scholarship. This scholarship is based on financial need, merit, and the ability to be successful in a post-secondary course of study. The scholarship will be awarded in an amount up to $10,000.

Scholarship Deadline: May 6, 2016

Applications can be found here, Beaches Educational Foundation Scholarship