Scholarships

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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 

Ongoing

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 

Rotary Club of Windermere
Scholarship

 
  • Senior at West Orange or Olympia
  • Member of the Interact Club
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA
 
April 15

 

Hire A Helper Scholarship

 
  • Senior
  • Minimum 18 years old
  • Minimum 3.4 GPA

April 16 

$2,000

Universal Behavioral Center Scholarship

  • Senior in Central Florida
  • Has dealt with mental health challenges either personally or with a friend/family member

April 16

$500

 Danniel J. Petro Scholarship
  • Senior 
  • Live in Dr. Phillips, Gotha, Horizon West, Lake Avalon, MetroWest, Oakland, Ocoee, Orlo Vista, Pine Hills, Windermere, or Winter Garden
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Applied to Valencia, UCF, or Orange Technical College
 
April 19

$2,500

Norma Jean Smith Bynes Performing Arts Scholarship

 
  • Senior in Orange/Osceola County
  • Excellence in performing arts
  • Campus/community involvement

April 23 

$250

Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association Scholarship

 
  • Senior in Orange County
  • Will attend Valencia College for 2 years and then transfer to state university in Florida
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Submit FAFSA
 
April 23

Up to $12,000
 
New!
RushOrder Tees Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship

 
  • Senior
  • Will attend college
  •  Passionate about entrepreneurship

May 1 

$5,000

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
 
Orange County School Counseling Association Scholarship
  • OCPS senior
  • Pursuing a career in mental health, education, social work, psychology/counseling, or related field
  • Minimum 3.5 weighted GPA or 2.5-3.0 unweighted GPA
 
May 3

$500

CGCS Berard Harris Math & Science Scholarship

  • Senior
  • Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA
  • Accepted as a full-time student at a 4-year institution
  • Pursue career in a STEM field
 
May 4

$5,000
New!
Zeta Phi Beta Scholarship

 
  • Senior in Orange and surrounding counties
  • Minority female
  • Will attend college/university

May 8 
 
Varies up to $1,100

Ellevation Education Scholarship
  • Senior
  • Must have been enrolled as an English Language Learner (ELL) at some point during their K-12 education
  • Enroll full-time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university/vocational school

May 14 

$2,000 

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

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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