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2019-20 Scholarships
(Click on the scholarship's name for application and further info)


Scholarship


Eligibility Criteria


Deadline


Award

 
Pursuit of the Arts Scholarship

  • Senior
  • Must be qualified for McKinney-Vento Act provisions, on free/reduced meal plan or otherwise documented to have been experiencing poverty or homelessness during (but not limited to) their senior year
  • Must pursue post-secondary education in visual or performing arts 
   
 
Farmworker Career Development Program

  • Juniors or seniors
  • Considering a technical career
  • Have family members working in the field of agriculture 

No deadline 

Pays for tuition, books, uniforms, etc.

Central FL Merle Evanchyck Epilepsy Scholarship
 
  • Senior
  • Must have received epilepsy diagnosis 
 
Nov. 15
March 15
August 15

 
$1,000-$2,500

College Board Opportunity Scholarships
 



Open to all students of the Class of 2021!



Individual deadlines with final deadline February 28, 2021 

Varies
Up to $40,000 
 
Cade Nabers Memorial Scholarship

  • Senior
  • Be accepted by an accredited college
  • Awarded by teacher in the field of Drama or TV Production

April 1
Presented at Senior Awards 

$500 

Ponton Law Scholarship
 
  • Senior (Class of 2020)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Plan to attend college Fall 2020 
 
July 31
 
$1,000

LawnStarter Lawntrepreneur 
  • Senior
  • Planning to go to college
  • Currently own a lawn care business, have owned one in the past, or plan on starting a business after college 
 
Aug. 20

$1,000

Aviation Scholarship Awards

 
  • Junior or senior

Oct. 1

Up to $20,000

New!
Christopher Leda Memorial Scholarship

  • WOHS Senior (Class of '21)
  • Minimum 3.5 weighted GPA
  • Enter health/behavioral science profession (medical, adolescent psychology/counseling, social work, behavioral science)
  • Acceptance into a 4-year Florida college/university
 
March 24
to Ms. Morel in Student Services
 
$1,000


Bright Futures Scholarship Program


Academic
 

Medallion

Gold Seal Vocational
 
16 core courses (including foreign language)
  • 16 core courses (including HOPE and Fine Art)
  • Minimum of three Career and Technical Education credits in one vocational program
 
3.5 BF weighted
GPA*

3.0 BF weighted GPA* 
  • 3.0 BF weighted GPA in core courses*
  • 3.5 unweighted GPA in three vocational courses

 
1290 SAT
or
29 ACT

Class of 2021 & beyond:
1330 SAT

1170 SAT
or
26 ACT

Class of 2021 & beyond: 
1210 SAT
or
25 ACT

  • SAT: Reading 440, Math 440 or,
  • ACT: English 17, Reading 19, Math 19 or,
  • PERT: Reading 106, Writing 103, Math 114

 
100 Community Service Hours


75 Community Service Hours

30 Community Service Hours

*Bright Futures has a different grade point scale for honors, AP and Dual Enrollment courses, therefore a student's Bright Futures GPA may differ from their school GPA.

Students must apply for the Bright Futures scholarship by submitting the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) beginning October 1st of their senior year and before their high school graduation date. Click 
here for the OSFA website to get more information on Bright Futures and other state scholarships.
 
You may use this worksheet to keep track of your Bright Futures credits and to calculate your GPA and/or quality points.
 

Additional Resources:
OCPS Scholarship Bulletin
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