Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)- apply starting Oct 1!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or in the Main Guidance Office
Bright Futures Scholarships- apply starting Oct 1!
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!
Gulf Coast Foundation Scholarships- Opens Dec 1, deadline 3/15/21
Must have applied and been accepted to Gulf Coast, so do that NOW at gulfcoast.edu
Scholarships are usually around $1300, and there are MANY available!
More information about how to apply is available at https://gcscfoundation.org/scholarships/
See your counselor or our Gulf Coast Navigator Jo Newton for assistance!
Scholarships for Military Children
Hispanic Scholarship Fund- deadline 2/15/2021
10,000 scholarships awarded!
For students of Hispanic heritage
Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA
Must submit FAFSA
Apply online at https://www.hsf.net/
Coolidge Scholarship- deadline 2/24/21 at 4pm
Full ride, four year, merit scholarship that can be used at any accredited college!
Based primarily on academic excellence; secondary criteria include interest in public policy, humility and service
Reading of President Coolidge’s Autobiography is required
Begin your application online at www.coolidgescholars.org
Cooperative Living Organization- priority deadline 2/24/2021
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 $420/mo
Apply online atwww.cloliving.org
Army ROTC Scholarships- deadline 03/04/21
Over 2000 scholarships awarded each year
Scholarships cover full tuition and fees, plus $1200/yr for books and a $420/month stipend
Can be used at any college with an Army ROTC program.
Minimum GPA 2.5
Minimum SAT 1000, or ACT 19
Must meet physical standards and agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army, Army Reserve or National Guard
For more info text SCHOLARSHIP to GOARMY
Taylor Haugen Scholarship- deadline 3/5/21
$1000 scholarship awarded to a Bay County senior
For students who exemplify character traits of academics, athleticism, leadership, community service and faith
Apply online at https://taylorhaugen.org/taylor-haugen-scholarship/
Tyndall Spouses Club High School Senior Scholarship- deadline 03/05/21
For dependents of active duty, guard personnel, retired or deceased military members. Applicant must be assigned to and living in the Tyndall AFB area.
Applicant and sponsor must have valid military identification cards.
Applications available via email (messeef or in the AICE office!
Florida Realtors Scholarships- deadline 03/11/21
Scholarships start at $1000
Criteria- academic achievement, financial need, leadership, etc
Apply online at https://www.floridarealtors.org/about/scholarships
Nadine Smith College Scholarship- deadline 03/15/21
Better Business Bureau Student Ethics Scholarship- deadline 03/15/21
$1000 scholarship to vocational school, college or university
Essay required: “If character is instilled in leaders, leaders are more likely to act in an ethical way; right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.”
Applications available in the AICE office
Live Like Drew Leadership Awards- deadline 3/21/21
Michele Hill Raider Run- deadline 3/26/21
Southern Scholarship Foundation- deadline 4/1/2021
Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative Scholarship- deadline 4/2/21
10 $1000 scholarships available
For high school seniors whose parents are members of Gulf Coast Electric Coop
Applications available in the AICE office or via email from Mrs. Messer at email@example.com
Panhandle Runners Club Scholarship- deadline 4/2/21
Seniors who reside in Bay County
Should be an active athlete with preference given to those involved in running
WGPA 3.5 or higher
Applications available via email from firstname.lastname@example.org or in the AICE office
Joyce Loved Music Scholarship- deadline 4/2/2021
GCSC Performing Arts Scholarship Auditions/Interviews- 4/12/21
Bay County Farm Bureau Scholarship- deadline 4/30/21
Applicants must be the child or grandchild of a person who has been a Farm Bureau member for at least 2 years.
2 $1250 scholarships will be awarded
Application available in the AICE office
Rosenwald Class of 1960 Arejean Coleman Keys Scholarship- deadline 5/1/21
BigSun Athletics- deadline 6/19/21
Examples of Scholarship Database Search Websites
· Offers a variety of potential scholarships
OR 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:
SEE YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELOR FOR MORE INFORMATION/APPLICATIONS