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2020-2021 Scholarship Information

Scholarship


Eligibility Criteria


Deadline


Award

 
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 

Huggable Supermom Scholarship
 
  • Senior
  • Accepted into a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution 
  • U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother
 
December 31 and June 30

$1,000 

Coolidge Scholarship

 
  • Junior
  • Enroll at an accredited college/university in Fall 2022
  • U.S. citizen or legal resident by deadline
 
January 20

Full-ride 

Florida Retired Educators Foundation Scholarship
 
  • Senior
  • Plan on becoming a teacher
  • Minimum 1000 SAT or 22 ACT
  • Participation and leadership in school and community activities
 
January 20
 
$1,000 per year for up to 4 years

Central Florida Women's League Scholarship
  • Female senior
  • Student at West Orange (and 4 other local schools)
  • Will attend college/university
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities, community service, etc.

January 22 

TBD 

FSU Service Scholar Program
 
  • Senior
  • Will attend FSU
  • Exceptional record of community service and a desire to continue to learn through service and leadership

January 22 
 
$3,000 per year

Equitable Excellence Scholarship Program

  • Senior
  • U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Enroll full-time in an accredited 2- or 4-year college/university by Fall 2021

January 28 
 
Varies

Valencia College
Bridges to Success

  • Senior
  • Resident of Orange or Osceola County
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Complete FAFSA and demonstrate financial need

January 28 
 
Up to full cost of attendance at Valencia (after successfully completing summer program)

Central FL Marine Corps Foundation Scholarship
 
  • Senior
  • Child/grandchild/spouse of an active duty or reserve U.S. Marine or of a U.S. Marine who received an Honorable or Medical Discharge or who died while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Will attend an accredited 2- or 4-year college/university

 January 31

TBD

onePULSE Foundation Scholarships
 
  • Anyone can apply
  • Will consider financial need, leadership, community involvement and/or work experience
  • Can be used at any postsecondary institution

January 31 

 TBD

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program
 
  • Senior
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Will attend one of nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities
  • Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or related discipline
  • Leadership and community service

January 31 
 
Full tuition
and employment
New!
American Legion
Winter Garden Post 63 Scholarship

 
  • Senior
  • Direct descendant of a veteran who is a member in good standing 

February 1 


Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
 
  • Senior
  • African American or other minority group
  • Attend an accredited 4-year college/university
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum 1000 SAT or 21 ACT
  • Financial need
  • Demonstrate dedication to community service and leadership potential
 
February 1
 
Up to 
$30,000

Oakland Presbyterian Church Education Fund
 
  • Senior
  • Awarded to students in West Orange County
  • Maximum annual 2019 family income of $65,000
  • Active participation in school, church, community, and volunteer activities

February 1 

See application

Ohio State University Central FL Alumni Association Scholarship Program

 
  • Senior
  • Students who preferably apply to Ohio State by November 15
  • Demonstrate academic merit
  • Involvement in school and community activities
 
February 1

TBD

Orange County CTA Howard Fenner Scholarships

 
  • Senior
  • Child of a member of Orange County CTA
  • Demonstrate financial need
 
February 1

TBD

Lions Club District 35 O Youth Exchange Scholarship

 
  • Senior
 
February 12

$1,000
New! 
Addition Financial Joseph A. Melbourne Scholarship
  • Senior
  • Primary or joint account holder with Addition Financial at time of application
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Accepted into 4-year accredited college, university, or trade school

February 28 

$10,000

Jason Beaird Scholarship

 
  • Senior in Orange County
  • Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA
  • Minimum 30 community service hours
 
March 17
 
$1,000

Christopher Leda Memorial Scholarship
  • WOHS Senior
  • 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

American Muslim Alliance of Florida Inc. Scholarship

 
  • Senior
  • Open to students of all faith and race
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
 
May 3

$500-$1,000

Cade Nabers Memorial Scholarship
 
  • Senior
  • Be accepted by an accredited college
  • Awarded by teacher in the field of Drama or TV Production
 
Presented at Senior Awards

$500 

El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers Scholarship

  • Senior
  • Enroll in an accredited university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
 
June 30

$1,500
New!
WiseGeek LGBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship

 
  • Students that identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community

July 7 
 
$500

City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship
 
  • Senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Plan to attend college by Fall 2021

July 31 
 
$1,000

Ponton Law Scholarship

 
  • Senior

July 31

$1,000




*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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