WELCOME TO THE SCHOLARSHIP PAGE!
2014 - 2015

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Frank M. Eidson, P.A. Scholarship Contest
First prize is $1,500, the second prize is $1,000, and third prize of $500.
 
The contest is open to Florida high school seniors who are on pace to receive their High school diploma/GED within 9 months, and have been accepted into a higher learning institution within Florida. The deadline for entries is May 15, 2015.

Please click on the link below for more information about the scholarship and rules:
frankeidson.com/college-scholarship.
 
The Arts For Life Scholarship
The application period is from now until Feb. 2, 2015. Please see Mrs. Yager in Guidance for an application or for more information.
 
George W. Jenkins Scholarship
The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2014. Please see Mrs. Yager in Guidance for more information.
 


For information or questions about scholarships,
please contact the Guidance Office.
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2013 - 2014
ATTENTION SENIORS & PARENTS


Please join us and get information about Paying for College and financial aid with a representative from North Florida Community College.  NFCC will bring a door price for one luck winner to receive a $25 gas card. Click below to view our Parent Night flyer.

Flyer

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The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships offer financial assistance to two graduating seniors with documented learning disabilities (LD) who are pursuing post-secondary education. The Anne Ford Scholarship was first awarded in 2002; in 2009, with a generous donation from Anne’s daughter, Allegra, the award was renamed the Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship and granted to two students.

We now offer two separate scholarships, the Anne Ford Scholarshipand Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship.

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"MAX PARKER" SCHOLARSHIP

 
FAMCD is inviting FCA student members to apply for the the "Max Parker" Scholarship for outstanding contributions to the development of multicultural excellence. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their commitment to the development of multicultural knowledge, awareness and skills.
 
Application deadline is November 15. Please see attached flyer for additional information (CLICK HERE FOR FLYER).


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National College Fairs - Jacksonvil?le, FL
Date and Time:
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The fair is sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and will be attended by representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities spanning from Hawaii to Maine and even Bond University in Queensland, Australia.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking is also free this year!

Information sessions will include session on the Bright Futures Scholarship Program, Federal Financial Aid, College Planning, College Planning with FACTS.org, Writing the College Admissions Essay, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, College Campus Services for Student with Disabilities, Scholarship Tips and Using the Web.

The fair will also feature information sessions presented in Spanish including sessions on Federal Financial Aid, College Planning and Scholarship Tips.

* Pre-Fair Orientation Sessions beginning at 8:00. Exhibition hall opens at 9:00.

REGISTER now at www.gotomyncf.com.

For more information, visit www.nationalcollegefairs.org.



The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award recipients receive cool prizes and gadgets, as well as access to scholarships, internships, and a community of like-minded, technical young women. Girls at all levels are encouraged to apply: we recognize aspirations as well as accomplishments!

Interested applicants need to access the NCWIT website https://www.aspirations.org/ and complete the applicationbefore the 10/31/13 deadline:

 

Award winner(s) will receive:

v $500 in cash

v a laptop computer

v a trip (including airfare, some meals, and lodging, all provided by Bank of America, for each awardee and one accompanying parent or legal guardian) to attend the Bank of America Technology Showcase and Awards Ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 15, 2014

v an engraved Award for both the student and her school

v networking opportunities with Bank of America employees

For more information, please call Catherine Lewis-Tubre at (904) 524-8283.

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The deadline for receipt of applications for the

Landis M. Stetler ESE Leadership Scholarship

is close of business September 13, 2013.

Specific criteria and a 2013 application form are available on the Florida CEC website at www.floridacec.org, and the Florida CASE website at (www.flocase.org).
This year two scholarships will be awarded: one to an undergraduate with a declared major in exceptional education in the amount of $1,000.00; and one scholarship to a graduate student in exceptional education in the amount of $2,000.00. We encourage you to distribute the application packet to any ESE personnel in your district who you think may qualify and might benefit from this award.

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Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Announce

2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Student Scholarship Contests

 

For a video of Governor Scott and First Lady Scott, click HERE

The student contests focus on the theme “Commemorating 500 Years: An Ongoing Journey.” Students are asked to respond to how they are influenced and inspired by important Hispanic Floridians from throughout history. Information about the contests and Florida’s Hispanic Heritage is available on Florida’s Hispanic Heritage Month website,www.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com.

 

About the Student Contests

 

Art Contest for Grades K-3 – The Hispanic Heritage Month art contest is open to all Florida students in grades K-3, and two winners will be selected. Please visitwww.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com to download complete guidelines and entry forms.

 

Essay Contest for Grades 4 - 12 – The Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest is open to all Florida students in grades 4 through 12. Three winners will be selected: one elementary student (grades 4-5), one middle-school student (grades 6-8), and one high school student (grades 9-12). Winners will receive a four-year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation. Please visitwww.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com to download complete guidelines and entry forms.

 

About the Excellence in Education Award

 

Governor Scott’s annual Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in Education Award Contest is open to all Hispanic, full time educators in an elementary, middle or high school in Florida. Three winners will be selected: one elementary teacher (grades K-5), one middle school teacher (grades 6-8), and one high school teacher (grades 9-12).

 

Forms can be found atwww.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com.

 

Contest Entries and Nominations

 

**Student contest entries and educator nomination forms must be mailed to:

 

Volunteer Florida

Attention: Hispanic Heritage Month Committee

401 South Monroe Street

Tallahassee, FL 32301

 

All entries must be received by Volunteer Florida no later than 5:00 p.m., EDT, September 16, 2013. (Contestants are responsible for all shipping costs).


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Dr. Robert W. Sims Memorial Scholarship
FAEDS Teacher Scholarship

For more information visit:
http://www.faeds.org/scholarships.cfm
 
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Don't forget to check out these websites and review even more scholarships!

  www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships
www.collegeprowler.com/scholarships/
www.scholarships.com/
www.zinch.com/scholarships
www.scholarshippoints.com/free-college-scholarships/

Also, be sure to apply for Florida Bright Futures!


Be sure to check back later for more information and scholarship opportunities!

2012 - 2013 Info. below
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B.Davis Scholarship - one month to deadline
 
The deadline is approaching for the 2013 B.Davis Scholarship.
 
Please visit their website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to learn more and to provide students with an opportunity to apply for the scholarship.
 
 
Applications must be received by May 27, 2013
 
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
 

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Attention:  FFA, 4-H or NAMA Students

STUDENTS: Singing the National Anthem
Could Win You a $10,000 Scholarship

(Click above for more information)
 
 

Paying for College
 
 
FAFSA Completion Night & Information Night
 
Thursday, February 21
6:00 p.m. 
Hamilton County High School Library
 
We will help you complete the FAFSA
(the Free Application for Student Federal Aid)
 
Plus you will learn: 
The basics of financial aid
How to find grants and scholarships
How to apply for financial aid
And much more
 
To complete the FAFSA, you need bring as much of the following information as possible.
 
?     Your social security number and
parent’s social security number(s)
?     Your parent’s dates of birth.
?     Your driver’s license, DMV identi
tion card or alien registration ca
?     2012 federal tax information or returns.
?     2012 W-2 forms for self and parent(s).
?     Records of untaxed income (soci curity, welfare and veterans ben
?     Information about savings, invest and assets for you and your par
 
 
Want more information on paying for college?
 
Check out these great resources:
www.nfcc.edu/paying-for-college www.financialliteracy101.org
?     Enter access code HCHS in the  “New Students”
 
For more information, contact 
850-973-9436 or [email protected]
 
For those who attend the Paying for College Parent Night, NFCC will be bring a door price for one luck winner to receive a $25 gas card.
 
 
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VISINE® STUDENTS WITH VISION™ Scholarship Program
 
The second annual VISINE® STUDENTS WITH VISION™ Scholarship Program
is offering one-time $5,000 scholarships to students who have demonstrated a clear vision or goal for their future. High school seniors and current college students with a minimum GPA of 2.8 may submit an online application now through March 1, 2013*.
 
VISINE® STUDENTS WITH VISION™ Scholarship Program recipients are selected based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, financial need and demonstrated vision or goal.
 
For additional program information and to apply for this scholarship, please visit aim.applyists.net/Vision.
*Or until 22,000 applications have been started, whichever is sooner.

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Southern Scholarship Foundation
Southern Scholarship Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for students attending or planning to attend: Florida State University, Florida A & M University, University of Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University, Tallahassee Community College, and Santa Fe College.

SSF provides rent-free scholarship housing for qualified students demonstrating academic achievement (with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA), financial need (as identified on the FAFSA), and good character. With this scholarship, students save $10,000 - $12,000 per year.

The SSF has 26 scholarship houses throughout the state of Florida and is looking to extend our recruitment efforts. For Fall 2013, SSF is expecting to award roughly 150 scholarships (over 1 million dollars in scholarships) for its scholarships houses.

SSF accept applications year-round... The sooner students submit a completed application, the better! 

SSF's website is also a great source for information: www.southernscholarship.org . Should you have any questions or concerns, please, feel free to contact them.