2016-2017 Scholarships

University Tutor holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write a short essay in response to a monthly prompt. The submitted essays are reviewed by University Tutor staff at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. If interested, please visit: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest .

 

The University of North Georgia is pleased to offer Army ROTC scholarships to qualifying graduating seniors. These scholarships, valued at $59,000 for a 4-year scholarship, or $45,000 for a 3-year advance-designee scholarship, can help lead graduates to a career as an Army lieutenant. Also, out-of-state Cadets pay in-state tuition at The University of North Georgia. For more information, please visit: http://ung.edu/

 

Daily Lineups is offering a scholarship opportunity to high school students in our area. Two ongoing scholarships per year, valued at $1,000 each are available online at: https://www.dailylineups.com/scholarship/ . DailyLineups.com is interested in helping students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for higher learning who have a drive to improve themselves, and a desire to improve society in general. Winners will be determined by the Daily Lineups Executive Team each Spring and Fall semester.

Applications for the 2017 Most Valuable Student Scholarship are now available online at: www.enf.elks.org/mvs . Sponsored by The Elks National Foundation, Inc., these scholarships range in value from $4,000 to $50,000. High school seniors who are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. The judging criteria includes scholarship, leadership, and financial need. A total of 500 four-year awards will be given out this year. The deadline to apply online is November 30, 2017.

 

Have fun while also developing positive financial habits for the future by playing the H&R Block Budget Challenge! Through this activity, students encounter real-world personal budgeting situations and could also win one of ten $20,000 college scholarships. For more information and to sign up please visit: http://hrblock.budgetchallenge.com/ .

 

Announcing the K. Hunter Goff Bankruptcy/Consumer Rights Scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing a law-related degree. Applicants for this $500 award must be attending college by Fall 2017 and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applications are available online at: http://khgpa.com/#scholarship-application and must be submitted by July 31, 2017.

 

Tuite Law located in Rockford, Illinois is pleased to announce the Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any high school senior of full time college student nationwide. Applications for this $750 scholarship must be submitted by May 31, 2017 and may be found at: http://tuitelaw.com/rockford-illinois-dui-accident-lawyer/#scholarship-application .

 

Announcing the “Aspiring Fashion Professional” Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to students who are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited postsecondary school or college. Interested students may find additional information and applications online at: http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program . The deadline for applications is June 1, 2017.

 

Applications are now available online for the “Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship. High school seniors that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited postsecondary school or college have the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. For more information and to access an online application, please visit:  http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program . All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2017.

 

Seniors who are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited postsecondary school or college may choose to apply for the “Aspiring Business Professional” Scholarship. One scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded to a qualified applicant. Additional information and an online application may be found at: http://www.onlinembareport.com/ombar-aspiring-business-professional-scholarship-program . The application deadline is June 1, 2017.

 

The University of South Florida Kosove Society Scholarship is one of the most prestigious awards given to USF students. Academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to community service are the hallmarks of the Kosove Society and its scholars. Incoming freshman who have a minimum 3.5 GPA, a 1250 SAT or 28 ACT are eligible to apply for this all-inclusive scholarship online at:

Are you between the ages of 13 and 25? Want to do good and enter to win a college scholarship? Apply for a DoSomething.org college scholarship by performing community service. Scholarships vary in amount, as do application deadlines. For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://www.dosomething.org/us/about/easy-scholarships .

 

Seniors who are considering attending a Christian college after high school graduation can learn more about Christian education opportunities from The Christian Connector. The Christian Connector has dozens of Christian colleges, Christian universities, and Bible colleges that are ready to send you free information. Students who complete a free information request form will be automatically entered into their annual $2,500 Christian college scholarship drawing. For more information please visit: http://www.christianconnector.com/ .

 

Scholarshipfly is a new online resource for numerous scholarships that fit into all sorts of categories. This website lists available scholarships for students who plan to attend college and are hoping to offset their educational expenses. There are scholarships available by major, talent, race, state, as well as branded and international scholarships. For additional information please visit: http://scholarshipfly.com/ 

Epsilon Sigma Alpha is a leadership and service organization that bring volunteers together in programs and projects that make a positive difference to the world community. The ESA Foundation is a 501(c)3 public foundation established as an organization exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. Currently, the ESA Foundation offers 191 scholarships a year for deserving United States and International students who meet the criteria of individual endowments. Scholarship requirements, award amounts and deadlines vary. For additional information please visit: http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants/scholarships/results/?state=Florida .

 

George Marks Elementary PTA is excited to offer the John Thomas Scholarship to a graduating senior who attended George Marks Elementary. Applications for this $500 scholarship are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted by April 12, 2017.

 

The 2017 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. The program offers one $4,000 scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships, and ten $500 scholarships. There is no minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA required. Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May 2017. The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2017.

The American Muslim Alliance of Florida, Inc. will be awarding a total of $10,000 in scholarships to fifteen high school seniors. The top five students will receive $1,000 scholarships, and the ten additional students will each receive $500 scholarships. This scholarship program is open to students of all faiths and races. Applicants must be graduating from a public, private or home school in Florida and be planning to enter college as a full time student. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to apply. Scholarship applications must be received by April 25, 2017 and are available online at: http://www.americanmuslimalliance.org/category/graduation-cermony/ .

Kids’ Chance of Florida, Inc., has announced that it is accepting scholarship applications for the upcoming educational year. Children who have a parent who has been seriously injured or killed on the job, and have been accepted to an accredited Florida college, university or trade school may apply. The application packet and additional information is available at the organization’s website: www.kidschancefl.org .

 

Black Note is committed to giving back to the community by awarding $2,000 scholarships to students on an ongoing basis. To be considered for these awards, students must meet eligibility requirements, complete an online application, and submit an essay. For more information and to apply online, please visit: http://scholarshipdesk.com/black-note-2000-get-a-boost-scholarship/ . Although there is no deadline to apply, applications are rolling so don’t delay!

 

Tuition Funding Sources posts a new scholarship on their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts every day. They are: @TFSscholarships on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. They are easy to find, follow and share and only post scholarship opportunities – nothing else. Be sure to check them out!

 

Are you looking for a rewarding career? ThinkBIG Technician Scholarship Program is a two year specialized program for those technically minded, hands on individuals with a desire to understand underlying theoretical principles governing some of the largest most advanced equipment in use today. ThinkBig students alternate between South Georgia Technical College and their sponsoring Ring Power branch where they put their learning into practice in paid internships. Upon graduating, they have earned an Associate Degree in Applied Technology. A career as a Dealer Service Technician will allow you to solve big problems, using advanced technologies to service and repair machines and engines, while interfacing with customers in more than ten different industries. For more information and to access a scholarship application please visit: http://www.ringpower.com/thinkbig .

The Law Office of Nancy L. Cavey believes firmly in the importance of education. As such, they will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a student of their choosing. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA,  be either currently enrolled or accepted to a university in the United States, be able to provide an official school transcript or acceptance letter verifying their enrollment, and must write an essay explaining their plans for their education. Applications are available online at: http://www.caveylaw.com/scholarship/ . The deadline to apply is August 1, 2017.

 

Announcing the K. Hunter Goff Elder Law Scholarship. Applicants for this $500 scholarship must be attending college by Fall 2017, must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must be interested in pursuing a law-related degree. Applications are available online at: http://khgpa.com/florida-elder-law-attorney/#scholarship-application and are due by July 31, 2017.

 

The law offices of Snow Carpio Weekly located in Phoenix, Arizona is pleased to announce the SCW DREAMers Scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship is available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information on DREAMers can be found on the scholarship application at: http://workinjuryaz.com/phoenix-workers-compensation-lawyers/ and the deadline to apply is May 31, 2017.

 

Announcing the Sia Yorker Brain Awarenss Medical/Science Scholarship for high school seniors. Scholarships will be awarded to (7) deserving Florida high school graduating seniors who will be pursuing a Medical/Science degree as a full time student in a Florida College or University.

TWS has some good scholarship opportunities for Native Americans, high school students, and those looking for careers in welding and metal fabrication: https://www.weldingschool.com/financial-aid/scholarships/

Seniors who are planning to attend Florida A & M, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, Tallahassee Community College, Sante Fe College, or the University of Florida may qualify to live in rent-free scuholarship housing on these six campuses. Interested students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, must demonstrate financial need as identified on the FAFSA, and must have good character. With this scholarship, students save $10,000-$12,000 per year in college expenses. Applications are available online and are accepted year-round, although early applications are encouraged. For additional information and to apply online, please visit: www.southernscholarship.org .

 

The Volusia School Counselor Association is pleased to offer a $250 to a graduating Volusia County high school senior. Applicants must write a one-paged typed essay on the topic, “Describe the positive impact any school counselor has had on your life.” Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted by April 10, 2017.

 

Applications for the Electralytes Charity Club Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Named for one of their founding members, this scholarship is now called the Alzada Bradley Fowler Lightning Bolt Scholarship. In 2017, two scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students. Applicants must reside in DeLand, Lake Helen or Orange City, must be planning to attend college or university full time,  and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. In addition, all applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, a copy of their 3rd nine weeks report card, and must present proof of enrollment in college or university. Scholarships will not be awarded in conjunction with a military scholarship. Completed applications must be returned by April 20, 2017.

 

The Hammock Music Fest Scholarship & Grant program provides scholarships and grants to students and/or school music programs in order to further and enhance musical experiences, abilities, and studies. Individuals who are college students or college-bound students who are studying music, and are looking to advance themselves in the field of music may wish to apply for these scholarships. Financial need will be considered but is not required. Students must be from Volusia, Flagler or St. Johns counties. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted by May 30, 2017.

 

Are you a graduating senior who plans on becoming a teacher? If so, you may wish to apply for the Alicyn Bouie Educational Scholarship. Sponsored by the Volusia Association of School Administrators, this scholarship is valued at $500. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted by April 18, 2017.

Applications for the 2017 Black & White Ball Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Sponsored by the Daytona Beach Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., this scholarship is available to students who have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Other areas to be judged include social awareness, financial need, career preparation, and school/community activities. All completed applications and required documents must be postmarked by April 19, 2017.

 

The Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for the Rob Ridder Scholarship Fund. Prospective applicants must be a senior at a Volusia county high school and be the student of a parent (or legal guardian) that is a member of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate initiative, integrity, character, community service, and leadership in school and community activities. For additional information, please pick up an application in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Completed application and supporting documents must be received by 5:00 pm on April 10, 2017.

 

Lohman Community Outreach is pleased to announce a Memorial Day Essay Contest that is open to Volusia County area Middle and High School students. A total of 6 prizes will be awarded, including a First Place prize of $500, 1st Runner-Up prize of $200, and 2nd Runner-Up prize of $100. Applicants must write a personal essay, between 50-525 words, on the topic, “The True Meaning of Memorial Day”. Complete contest rules are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. All entries must be submitted and received between April 1 and April 30, 2017.

 

Are you a senior who is planning on becoming a teacher? Phi Delta Kappa is offering a $300 scholarship for future educators. Applicants must write an essay of 250 words or less on what their intended career goals are in education. Financial need may also be considered. Scholarship applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and are due to Mrs. Carter by April 7, 2017.

 

On behalf of the Tara R. Jacobs Brown Scholarship Foundation, we are pleased to announce the 2017 Tara R. Jacobs Brown Scholarship program. These scholarships are to honor Master Sgt Tara R. Jacobs Brown who lost her life while serving our country in Kabul, Afghanistan. Tara was a great women who loved helping others and these scholarships are being provided to honor her memory. The foundation grants need/merit based scholarships to deserving high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and will graduate in 2017. Applications are available online at: http://tjbsf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/TJBSF-2017Application.pdf . All completed applications and supporting documents must be submitted to your Guidance Counselor before April 27, 2017.

 

The Rotary Club of DeLand will award two scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, to two deserving DeLand High School seniors who will graduate in May 2017. These scholarships are “merit-based” and emphasize the importance of academic scholarship in high school. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted to Mrs. Carter by April 24, 2017.

 

The Volusia Association of School Administrators is pleased to offer the Alicyn Bouie Educational Scholarship for future educators. This $500 scholarship, given in memory of Alicyn Bouie, will be awarded to a DeLand High School graduating senior who plans on becoming a teacher. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted to Mrs. Carter by April 18, 2017.

 

Are you a graduating senior who is a resident of DeBary, FL? If so, you may wish to apply for the Elsie Seller Reed Trust Scholarship. Students must also have a minimum 2.90 GPA on total credits earned since 10th grade. Scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 each will be awarded to four qualified applicants. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be received by the Elsie Reed Scholarship Committee by April 30, 2017.

 

The 2017 Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship Application is now available for students who are graduating with the Class of 2018. Current juniors who have a high school GPA of a 3.0 or higher, who demonstrate leadership in their community, are a role model for underclassmen in their school, and who participate in at least one school-sponsored sport are eligible for this scholarship opportunity. Awards range from $1,000 up to $10,000. The first 1,000 applicants to submit an application will also receive a $10 Wendy’s gift card! Phase 1 of this application must be completed by 3:00 pm on 10-02-2017. To apply online please visit: www.wendysheisman.com .

Applications for the Paul Prescott Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Given in memory of Paul Prescott, (DeLand High Class of 2003) this $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who played sports in high school and plans to major in a technical/vocational program, such as Engineering. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Carter in Guidance by April 24, 2017.

Graduating high school seniors who intend to pursue postsecondary education at a community college or technical school in Fall of 2017 are invited to apply for the Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program. This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Other scholarship criteria include high school completion by Spring of 2017, Pell-eligibility, United States citizenship, and enrollment by Fall 2017 with a commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree. Interested students may apply online beginning March 15, 2017, with the first priority deadline being June 15, 2017. For additional information please visit: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/ .

Applications for the Frances L. Darby Music Scholarship are now available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance. Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a music career may wish to apply for this $500 scholarship. Given in honor of Mrs. Frances L. Darby, a resident of DeLand and a retired educator from the Volusia County School Board, Mrs. Darby has earned a widespread reputation as an outstanding gospel singer. Her melodious voice has been heard throughout not only Volusia County and the State of Florida, but also across the seas in South America, Canada, Mexico, Bahamas and Jamaica. Applicants for this generous scholarship must also live in Volusia County and attend a high school or home school within Volusia County. Completed applications must be submitted to Mrs. Carter in Guidance by 3:00 pm on April 25, 2017.

The DeLand Lions Club is pleased to offer a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior who is planning to major in the medical field in college. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted to Lisa Carter by April 27, 2017.

The $1,000 MoolahSPOT Scholarship is sponsored by MoolahSPOT.com and helps students of any age pay for higher education. The scholarship is a competition based on a short essay. Family income, grades and test scores are not used in selecting a winner. The award must be used for any education-related expenses such as tuition, fees, books and room and board. Any student at least 16 years or older who plans to attend, or is currently attending, college or graduate school is eligible to apply. Students may be of any nationality and reside in any country. Students may study any major or plan to enter any career field at any accredited college or graduate school. All applications must be completed in English. All entries must be submitted by April 30, 2017. Only applications submitted electronically will be accepted and any incomplete applications will be disqualified. To enter the scholarship, please apply online at www.MoolahSPOT.com

Announcing the Charlie Lundell Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by ME STRONG. This scholarship was designed to honor the memory of a loving husband, father and dedicated teacher, Charlie Lundell. Charlie Lundell was a Volusia County Math teacher who taught at Pine Ridge for 20 years. Education was a huge part of his life and Math was his passion. He was a Marine and a fan of the Boston Red Sox. After the battle with cancer for a couple of years, he passed away on April 15th of 2014. In honor of his memory, a $500 scholarship will be awarded to one deserving student from DeLand High School and one deserving student from Pine Ridge High School. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.0 GPA and who are college bound for Fall of 2017. Applications are available in the Scholarship Drawer in Guidance and must be submitted to Lisa Carter by May 5, 2017.

2016-2017 Scholarship List