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2020-2021 Scholarship Information


(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.

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 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

 
  • Senior
  • Will pursue degree at an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution
 
October 31

$20,000

Brooks Law Group Scholarship
 
  • Senior
  • Attend a U.S. college/university

Nov. 6 
 
1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $250


Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (NSA)
 
  • Senior
  • Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum 1200 SAT (600 each section) or 25 ACT
  • Must major in computer science or electrical engineering
  • U.S. citizen
  • Eligible to be granted a security clearance
 
Nov. 15

Tuition and mandatory fees up to $30,000 per year

See application for other benefits

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards
  • Senior
  • Minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA
  • Be of Hispanic Heritage (including Spain, Brazil, and Philippines)
  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution

December 6 

One-time grant to fund college education

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 

Spectrum News 13 Project Weather Scholarship

 
  • Senior
  • Excel in science
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.5 on 4.0 scale
 
January 6

$1,000 

Ron Brown Scholar Program
 
  • Senior
  • Black/African American
  • Excel academically
  • Exhibit exceptional leadership potential and participate in community service
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

January 9 

$40,00

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

  • Grades 9-12

January 15 

$100-$10,000

New!
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

New!
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)

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

February 1 

See application
New!
Lions Club District 35 O Youth Exchange Scholarship

 
  • Senior
 
February 12

$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

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 
New!
El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers Scholarship

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

$1,500


Bright Futures Scholarship Program


*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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