Scholarships

To view more available scholarship opportunities, click here to be taken to LRHS Guidance’s website.

Deadline: September 12th

Website: 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Scholarship

Award:

3 students in grades 4-12 will earn a 4-Year Florida Prepaid College Scholarship

2 students in K-3 students will earn cash prizes

educators will be honored with the Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in Education Award

Eligible Students: 4th – 12th grade

GPA/Other: Essay

Essay: Yes

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: September 28

Website: REACH KFC Educational Grant Program

Award: Employee-students can reapply for the money each year.

Managers – $3,000 for the academic year

Previous REACH Grant – $2,500

First-time winners – $2,000

Eligible Students:

  • KFC U.S. Restaurant employee.
  • High school senior, high school graduate (or equivalent) or college undergraduate, graduate, or trade/vocational school student (students of any age may apply).
  • Be employed at a KFC U.S. restaurant that is participating in the Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation’s 2017 Cole Slaw Donation Program.
  • Have worked a minimum of six months within the KFC system.
  • Enroll either full-time or part-time in the 2018 spring term and earn a minimum of 12 credit hours during the 2017-18 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or trade/vocational school
  • Be employed at a KFC restaurant at the time that REACH Grant recipients are announced in November 2017

GPA/Other: Minimum 2.5 GPA

Essay: Yes

SAT/ACT: Yes; High school and/or College transcript

Community Service: No

Deadline: September 30

Website: MyProjectorLamps Scholarships

Award: $500

Eligible Students:

  • Minimum age of 14 years (to date) or older.
  • Currently attending an accredited U.S. program: i.e. high school, college or university.
  • Considered in “Good Standing” at current institution- i.e. not on academic probation or suspension.
  • Must follow or ‘LIKE’ the MyProjectorLamps Facebook page.

GPA/Other: Minimum 3.0 GPA

Essay: Yes

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: September 2017

Website: The Gates Scholarship

Award: Full cost of attendance

Eligible Students: Seniors & PELL eligibility

GPA/Other: Minimum of 3.3

Essay: No

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: Yes

Deadline: (Phase 1)October 2, 2017
(Phase 2)October 23, 2017
Website: Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship

Award:
State Winners – $1,000
National Finalist: $5,000
National Winners: $10,000

Eligible Students: Seniors

GPA/Other: 3.0+; Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized sponsored by your school

Essay: Yes

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: Yes

Deadline: October 6, 2017

Website: AES Scholarship

Award: $500

Eligible Students: High school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

GPA/Other: N/A

Essay: Yes; 500 and 1000 words

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: October 13, 2017

Website: Youngarts’ National Arts Scholarship

Award: $10,000

Eligible Students:

  • US citizens or have permanent resident status.
  • 15-18 years of age or in grades 10-12 on December 1, 2017.

GPA/Other: N/A

Essay: No

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: October 15th, 2017

Website: Pelican Water Scholarship

Award:
1st place – $1,500
2nd place – $1,000
3rd place – $500

Eligible Students: Legal US residents, must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the US.

GPA/Other: High School Graduate (or equivalent): 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA

Essay: No

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017 – Dec. 15, 2017

Website: Burger King Scholarship

Award:$1,000 – $50,000

Eligible Students:

  • Be passionate about serving the community, and
  • Be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.

GPA/Other: Minimum GPA 2.5

Essay: No

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: Yes

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017 – Dec. 15, 2017

Website: James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship

Award:$50,000

Eligible Students:

  • Be a citizen of the United States or Canada,
  • Have graduated from high school within the last three years or be a full-time student who is a senior at a high school or home school in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico,
  • Students who are applying as a full-time freshman to a four-year accredited, college or university that is located in the United States and is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Students who demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity (such as student government, team sports, fraternal life, etc); and,
  • Students who demonstrate substantial work experience.

GPA/Other: Minimum GPA 3.3

Essay: No

SAT/ACT: Yes; ACT Composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1700

Community Service: Yes

Deadline: October 31st, 2017

Website: Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

Award:$20,000 scholarship

Eligible Students:

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools)
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

GPA/Other: High School Graduate (or equivalent): 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA

Essay: No

SAT/ACT: The CEEB (SAT/ACT) code is NOT a test score. Six-digit school code which identifies your school for SAT and ACT registration

Community Service: Yes

Deadline: November 7th, 2017

Website: Prudential Spirit Community Scholarship

Award:
Local Honorees – Certificate of Achievement & President’s Volunteer Service Award.
State Honorees – $1,000; Engraved bronze medallion; All-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C.
National Honorees – $5,000; Engraved gold medallion; Crystal trophy for their school; $5,000 grant from The Prudential Foundation for a nonprofit charitable organization of their choice.
Distinguished Finalist – An engraved bronze medallion; State-Level runners-up receive Certificates of Excellence.

Eligible Students: 5-12 grade & legal resident

GPA/Other: None

Essay: N/A

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: yes

Deadline: December 15th

Website: The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Eligible Students: High School

GPA/Other: URL Youtube Video

Essay: No

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: December 15th

Website: The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Eligible Students: High School

GPA/Other: Essay

Essay: Yes

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Website: 2017 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Eligible Students: Students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year

GPA/Other: Essay

Essay: Yes

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: January 8, 2018

Website: Bay News 9 Project Weather

Award: $1,000

Eligible Students: Be a student in a public, private, home or parochial school in grade 12 (or equivalent in their final year of high school) as of the date of entry.

GPA/Other: 3.5+

Essay: Yes; 300-500 Words

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

Deadline: The deadline to enter is determined by the sponsoring Optimist Club. All Club-level contests are typically held by late March.

Website: Optimist International Oratorical Scholarship

Award:

1st place – $2,500

2nd place – $1,500

3rd place – $1,000

Eligible Students: Students under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2017.

GPA/Other: Speech

Essay: No

SAT/ACT: No

Community Service: No

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