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


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.

Ron Brown Scholar Program

 
  • Current Black/African American senior
  • Excel academically & exhibit exceptional leadership potential 
  • Participate in community service
  • Financial need
  • US citizen or permanent resident 
 
Nov. 1
Jan. 9
 
$40,000

Southern Scholarship
Foundation


  • Current senior
  • Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA
  • Financial need as demonstrated on the FAFSA 

Nov. 1
(for Spring)
April 1
(for Fall)

 
Rent-free 
Housing

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

 
$1,000-$2,500

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program 
  • Current senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college/university or vocational/technical college 
 
Dec. 6

$2,500
 
Science Ambassador Scholarship


  • Current female senior
  • Interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math)

Dec. 9 

TBD 

LEDA Scholars Program
 
  • Current junior
  • U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or have been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status
  • Unweighted GPA of at least 3.6 and taking advanced courses
  • Annual household income of $90,000 or less
  • Involved in the community and/or school 
 
Dec. 11

All-expense paid summer residential program at Princeton University

AXA Achievement Scholarship

 
  • Current senior 
  • U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Applying to college for Fall 2020
 
Dec. 15

$2,500,
$10,000,
or $25,000

Burger King Scholars Program

  • Current senior
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Enroll full-time at an accredited 2- or 4-year college/university or vocational/technical school for 2020-21 school year 

Dec. 15 

$1,000-$50,000
 
New!
The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Passionate Final Fantasy gamer 

Dec. 15

$1,000

New!
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, & citizenship
  • Enroll full-time at an accredited 4-year college/university
 
Jan. 3

Up to $40,000 
New!
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

 
  • Grades 9-12 

Jan. 17  
 
$100-$10,000

Florida Retired Educators Foundation Scholarship


  • Current senior
  • Wish to teach in Florida
  • Minimum 1000 SAT or 22 ACT 
 
Jan. 20

$4,000
($1,000/year
)

New!
APIA Scholarship


  • Current senior
  • Asian and/or Pacific Islander as defined by U.S. Census
  • Minimum unweighted 2.7 GPA
  • Citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Enroll in a U.S. accredited college/university
  • Must submit FAFSA by 4/2020 
 
Jan. 22

$2,500-$20,000
 
Central FL Women's League Scholarship


  • Current female senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Extracurricular/community involvement 
  • Financial need

Jan. 22 

Up to $3,000
 
onePULSE Foundation Legacy Scholarship

  • Current senior
  • Any gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, disability or faith is welcome to apply

Jan. 31 

Up to $10,000 for use during the 2020-21 school year at any accredited postsecondary institution

Oakland Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund
 
 
  • Current senior in west orange
  • Maximum annual 2018 family-of-4 income of $65,000
  • Participation in school, community, church activities
  • Complete postsecondary education 
 
Feb. 3

100% of actual tuition

College Board Opportunity Scholarships
 



Open to all seniors in the class of 2020!



Monthly drawings
Final drawing March 2020


Varies
Up to $40,000 

New!
Fred Griffin, Jr. Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Member of single parent home
  • Applicant's single parent annual income under $30,000
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent U.S. Resident
  • Attend a 2 or 4-year college/university
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Minimum 30 community service hours 
 
March 16

$500 

New!
Jason Beaird Memorial Foundation Scholarship

 
  • Current senior in Orange County
  • Minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 30 community service hours
  • Attend a 2- or 4-year college/university or technical school 

 March 17

$1,000

Christopher Leda Memorial Scholarship

 
  • Current WOHS senior
  • Acceptance into an in-state 4-year college/university for summer or fall of 2020
  • Enter profession in health and behavioral science (medicine, adolescent psychology/counseling, social work, behavioral science)
  • Cumulative 3.5 weighted GPA

Due to Mrs. Morel in Student Services
March 25 
 
$1,000
 
Cade Nabers Memorial Scholarship

  • Current 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
 
  • Current senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Plan to attend college Fall 2020 
 
July 31
 
$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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