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Save the Date! Financial Aid Night - October 17, 6pm WO Auditorium
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2017-18 Financial Aid Night PowerPoint Presentation

 
2018-19 Scholarships
(Click on the scholarship's name for application and further info)


Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

Deadline

Award

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
July 15

 
$1,000-$2,500

College JumpStart Scholarship
  • 10th-12th grade
  • U.S. Citizen or legal resident
  • Plan to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year college/university or vocational/trade school in the U.S. 

October 17 
 
$1,000
 
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship

  • Current senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Participate in at least one of 47 Wendy's HS Heisman recognized sports
  • Have participated in community service or leadership within his/her school or community 

October 17
6pm E.T.
 
Varies

Chi Tau Orlando International High School Essay Contest

 
  •  Current senior
 
October 19

Varies 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
  • Current senior
  • Must enter college no later than the fall semester after graduation
  • Financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • U.S. Citizen 
 
October 25

Up to $25,000

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program


  • Current senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 1200 SAT (600 EBRW, 600 Math) or 25 ACT
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • U.S. Citizen 

October 31

Up to $30,000 for tuition and a summer job
New!
Mercer University Engineering Scholarship Challenge
  • Current senior
  • Interested in Mercer's engineering, industrial management, and technical communications programs
  • Must attend event on Nov. 10

Register by Nov. 1

TBD

Brooks Law Group Scholarship
 
  • Current senior 
  • Planning to attend a U.S. college or university
 
Nov. 2

1st: $1,000
2nd: $250

The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship 

  • Current senior
  • Must love/appreciate Final Fantasy games 
 
Dec. 15

$1,000
New!
BluePay STEM Scholarship
  • Current senior
  • Major in a STEM field and attend an accredited college or university

Dec. 20
 
$1,000

$250
New!
Drive Smart Teen Contest

 
  • 13-18 years old
  • U.S. and PR residents 
 
Jan. 6

Varies

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

  • Grades 9-12 

Jan. 18 

Varies

Arts for Life! Scholarship

  • Current senior
  • Demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or the visual arts 

February 4

$1,000
 
Oakland Presbyterian Church Education Fund

  • Current senior
  • Max annual 2017 family of 4 income of $65,000
  • Demonstrate previous active participation in school, church, community and volunteer activities

February 4 

Up to $30,000 for undergrad

Fred Griffin, Jr. Scholarship
  • Current senior
  • Must come from a single parent home
  • Single parent income must be under $30,000
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Enroll as a freshman in a 2 or 4 year college/university
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA 
  • Minimum 30 completed community service hours
 
March 16

 $500

Christopher Leda Memorial Scholarship
 
  • Current senior
  • Acceptance at a FL 4-year accredited university/college
  • Desire to enter a Health & Behavioral Science field (medical, adolescent psych/counseling, social work, behavioral science)
  • Minimum 3.5 weighted GPA

March 27 
to Mrs. Morel

 
$1,000

Cade Nabers Memorial Scholarship
 
  • Current senior
  • Be accepted by an accredited college
  • Teacher awarded in the field of Drama or TV Production 
 
April 1

$500 
New!
B. Davis Scholarship

  • Current junior or senior 

May 24

$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

1170 SAT
or
26 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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