Guidance

Scholarships 2019-2020

 

SEE YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELOR FOR MORE INFORMATION/APPLICATIONS

 

Bright Futures Scholarships - apply NOW!

  • Florida Academic Scholarship, Florida Medallion Scholarship or Gold Seal Scholarship
  • Apply online at https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org
  • Two steps: First, create a student account. Then, complete the FFAA (Florida Financial Aid Application. You should be able to complete both in less than 15 minutes!
 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - apply NOW!

  • Apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • We recommend that all seniors planning to attend college or vocational school complete the FAFSA as soon as possible
  • This application will determine your eligibility for Federal grants, loans and work study!
  • Ms. Newton is an EXCELLENT resource if you have questions about FAFSA. She can be reached via email at newtocj1@bay.k12.fl.us or in the Main Guidance Office
 

Florida Colonial Dames Anne Massey General Scholarship - deadline 4/1/2020

  • $200-$1000 scholarships
  • For students planning to attend 4-year university or accredited 2-year college
  • Students must have 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need
  • Email messeef@bay.k12.fl.us for application!
 

Southern Scholarship Foundation - deadline 4/01/2020

 

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship - deadline 4/1/2020

 

Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative Scholarship - deadline 4/3/2020

  • For students whose parents or guardians are members of GCEC
  • Email messeef@bay.k12.fl.us for application!
 

FL School Counselor Association Scholarship - deadline 4/3/2020

 

Live Like Drew Leadership Award - deadline extended to 4/5/2020

 

AKA Sorority Xi Omicron Omega Chapter Hattie Burch Scholarship - deadline 4/6/2020

  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Completed at least 200 hours of community service
  • Email messeef@bay.k12.fl.us for application!
 

AKA Sorority Xi Omicron Omega Flossie Gautier HBCU STEM scholarship - deadline 4/6/2020

  • For female high school seniors who plan to attend an HBCU and major in the STEM field
  • 3.0 GPA required
  • Email messeef@bay.k12.fl.us for application!
 

AKA Sorority Xi Omicron Omega Chapter Lois B. Miller HBCU Scholarship - deadline 4/6/2020

  • 3.0 or better GPA required
  • Verifiable school and community involvement required
  • Email messeef@bay.k12.fl.us for application!
 

AKA Sorority Xi Omicron Omega Chapter Thaddea “Wendy” Cruise Scholarship - deadline 4/6/2020

  • For students planning to attend Gulf Coast
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and verifiable school and community involvement
  • Email messeef@bay.k12.fl.us for application!
 

Joan Jorgensen Woolley Scholarship for GCSC - deadline 4/15/2020

  • $500
  • For students planning to attend Gulf Coast. Preference given to students planning to pursue a degree in a STEM related field.
  • Apply online at https://forms.gle/breSs5gG4yQ7AMDL8
 

Lillie Brewton Memorial Scholarship - deadline 4/15/2020

 

One Blood Scholarship - deadline 4/15/2020

  • Must have demonstrated outstanding personal leadership among his/her peers
  • Will be graduating from high school during this calendar year
  • An unweighted GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Apply online at https://forms.gle/erQc67fSsGHTW7Q88
 

Dr. Sue G. Cochran Scholarship for Former Cedar Grove students - deadline 4/27/2020

  • For students who attended Cedar Grove Elementary school
  • Scholarship is for Gulf Coast State College
  • Email messeef@bay.k12.fl.us for application!
 

Rosenwald High School Class of 1960 “Arjean Coleman Keys” Scholarship - deadline 05/01/2020

 

AES Scholarship - deadline 10/5/2020

 

Cooperative Living Organization - Affordable Housing at UF and Santa Fe

  • Student-run scholarship program that offers housing for UF and Santa Fe students
  • Students receive dorm-style housing, meals, Wifi and computer access and parking for $400/mo
  • Apply online at www.cloliving.org
 

Two examples of Scholarship Database Search Websites

Offers a variety of potential scholarships

 

For Military Dependent Students

This resource is free for military-connected high school students. Resources available include a scholarship search service, ACT/SAT prep, and other college preparatory services! Students and/or parents must set up a password protected account to utilize this resource.

For more information about financing college and to check your Bright Futures Eligibility status visit:

https://www.floridashines.org/go-to-college/pay-for-college