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2018-19 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.

College Board Opportunity Scholarships



  • Open to all students of the Class of 2020!

Monthly drawings
Final drawing March 2020 


Varies
Up to $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

FSU Service Scholar Program

 
  • Current senior
  • Will attend FSU
  • Distinguished record of community involvement and a strong desire to continue to learn through service

Feb. 22
5pm 

$3,000/year

FASFEPA Vivian Scott Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Eligible for free/reduced lunch 
 
Feb. 28

$1,500 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Petals of Hope Scholarship


  • Current female senior 
  • Honors track: minimum 3.5 weighted or 3.0 unweighted GPA; 1000 SAT or 22 ACT
  • Regular track: minimum 2.5 GPA; 900 SAT or 20 ACT
 
March 1

$1,000

CFE Joseph A. Melbourne Scholarship
 
  • Current senior
  • Current CFE account holder or named on a custodial account in good standing
  • Accepted into an accredited undergraduate program at a college/university or trade school in Florida
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA

March 1 

$10,000

Kenard Lang Foundation Tackle Your Talent Scholarship

 
  • Current senior 
  • Accepted into an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university
 
March 1
 
$1,000

Sorosis Foundation Scholarship


  • Current senior in Orange County
  • Desire to attend an accredited college or university
  • Ranked in upper half of class 
 
March 1

$1,000

West Orange Junior Service League Scholarship
 
  • Current senior from 4 local schools
  • Will attend Valencia College
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Involvement in school or community activities 
 
March 1 to Mrs. Morel in Student Services

$1,500

West Orange Scholarship Foundation 
  • Current WOHS senior
  • Will attend a public college/university in Florida
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA on 4.0 scale
  • Involvement in school and community activities 

March 1 to Mrs. Morel in Student Services
 
$6,000 towards Bachelor's
$1,500 towards Associate's

Florida Black History Month Essay Contest

 
  • Any FL student in grades 4-12 

March 4
5pm 

4-Year Florida Prepaid College Plan



Coite and Mildred Hill Scholarship

 
  • Current senior in OCPS
  • Will be atttending Florida State University or University of Florida in the fall 

March 11
to Mrs. Morel in Student Services


$2,000

Central FL Hotel & Lodging Assoc. Hospitality Scholarship

  • Current senior in Central FL
  • Admitted to a central FL undergraduate hospitality program by September 2019
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 

March 15 

Full-Ride

Health Central Auxiliary Scholarship

 
  • Current senior 
  • Plan on studying a health-related field
  • U.S. Citizen

March 15
5pm

$2,000 

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

Orlando Chapter of Chums Scholarship
 
  • Current African-American female senior
  • Will attend college
  • Demonstrate academic achievement, leadership skills, and involvement in extracurricular/community activities
 
March 16

$1,000

FAMU National Alumni Association Scholarship

 
  • Current senior in Orange County
  • Will attend FAMU in the fall
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA 
 
March 17

$1,000

Henry T. Weatherall Memorial Scholarship
 
  • Current senior in Orange, Seminole, or Osceola
  • Attend an accredited college/university in Fall 2019
  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident 

March 18 

$1,000

QuestBridge College Prep Scholars


  • Current junior
  • High-achieving
  • Low-income background 

March 20 

Full scholarships to summer programs at top schools


New!
Historical Society of Central FL John Young History Maker Scholarship

 
  • Current senior in Central FL
  • Accepted to attend an accredited 4 year college/university 

March 22 

$2,500

Orlando Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship

 
  • Current senior (male or female)
  • Plan on attending college
  • Involvement in school/community activities 
 
March 22

$1,000

WOHS PTSO Ultimate Warrior Scholarship

(fillable PDF version)

 
  • Current WOHS senior
  • Awarded based on character and service 

March 25 to WOHS front office

TBD

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

Central FL Gator Club Scholarship

 
  • Current senior in Central FL
  • Will be attending University of Florida 
 
March 29

VariesN

AKA Connie Joyce Davis Scholarship

 
  • Current African-American female senior in Orange or Seminole County
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 

March 31

$5,000

AKA T.H.I.N.K. HBCU Scholarship

 
  • Current African-American senior in Orange or Seminole County
  • Accepted into an HBCU
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
 
March 31

$5,000
New!
Cirkled In "Live Forever" Scholarship

 
  • No minimum requirements 

March 31

$2,500

Lighthouse Guild Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Legally blind
  • U.S. Citizen or legal resident 
 
March 31

TBD

American Muslim Alliance of Florida Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Open to students of all faith and race
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Enter college as a full-time student 
 
April 9

$500-$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 

Bernard Harris Scholarship

 
  • Current African American or Hispanic senior
  • Enroll full-time at a 4-year college/university
  • Pursue degree in STEM 
 
April 12

$5,000

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Orlando Chapter Scholarship

 
  • Current female WOHS senior
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Become a full-time or part-time undergrad student at an accredited college/university by Fall 2019 

April 12

$1,000

Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Scholarship

 
  • Current senior in Orange County
  • Will attend Valencia for 2 years and then transfer to a state university in Florida
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA on 4.0 scale
 
April 15

Max total of $12,000 

Central Florida Chapter of ITEA Scholarship
 
  • Current senior
  • Pursue a degree in any of the physical sciences, mathematics, computer science, or engineering 
 
April 30

TBD

The Spirit of Dru Scholarship

 
  • Students who truly exemplify Drew's spirit and desire for unity, inclusion, and love 

May 1

TBD

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Ernest R. Humphries Memorial Scholarship

 
  •  Current male senior
 
May 15

TBD

B. Davis Scholarship

  • Current junior or senior 

May 24

$1,000

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

 
  • Current junior or senior 

June 14

$1,000

BigSun Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Participation in sports (player, coach, official) 
 
June 19

$500

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Pursue a health-related degree (i.e. counseling, social work, medical, nursing, psychology)
  • U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Accepted into an accredited college/university 
 
June 30

$1,000

The Caring.com Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Students who will be caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college 

June 30 

$1,500 

MG Law Scholarship


  • Current senior
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 

July 1 

$1,000

The SeniorHomes.com Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Pursue career in senior care

TBD 

$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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