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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.

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

New!
Gates Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • Minimum cumulative 3.3 weighted GPA
  • Enroll full-time in a 4-year degree program at a US accredited college/university

Sept. 15 

Cost of attendance 
New!
QuestBridge National College Match


  • Current senior
  • Academically outstanding (top 5-10%)
  • Household earning less than $65,000/year for typical family of 4
  • Plan to enroll in college as a freshman in the fall of 2020

Sept. 26 
 
Full 4-year scholarship
See application for details
New!
AES Scholarship

 
  • Current senior 

Oct. 6
 
$500
New!
National YoungArts Competition

 
  • 15-18 years old on 12/1/19
  • US citizen or permanent resident/green card recipient 
  • Be a visual, literary, design, or performing artist
 
Oct. 11

Up to $10,000

New!
Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards

 
  • Current senior
  • Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • Enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-21
  • US citizen, US permanent resident, or qualify under DACA 

Oct. 15

Up to $15,000

New!
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • US citizen
  • Critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
  • Pursue bachelor's degree at accredited private or public institution (may start at 2-year college and transfer to a 4-year)

Oct. 25 

Varies
New!
Electric: Mobile Device IT Innovation Scholarship

 
  • Current senior
  • Passion for innovating in the mobile IT (software or hardware) space 

Nov. 1

$1,000

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!
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 Productaion

April 1
Presented at Senior Awards 

$500 


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: 
1200 SAT

  • 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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