Types of Aid: Other Scholarships

Other Scholarships

Click on each scholarship link below for further information, eligibility criteria and applications.  Please contact each organization directly with specific questions.

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  City of Greenacres 2014 Educational Scholarship Program (application)

The City of Greenacres is pleased to announce the 2014 Educational Scholarship Program consisting of (5) $1,500 Educational scholarships, with one (1) scholarship being awarded to an applicant who is an outstanding athlete in memory of a former City employee, Denise Padgett, who was an athlete and enjoyed softball/baseball during her life; and one (1) being awarded in memory of former Councilman Norman W. Rose.

The Educational Scholarship program provides up to $1,500 in individual scholarships for academic, technical, vocational school tuition and books.


1. Must reside within the municipal limits of the City of Greenacres.
2. Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States.
3. Must be a high school senior/graduate, obtained a GED, or attending college.
4. Must have financial need for academic tuition/books.

Note: Prior recipients may re-apply; however, first-time applicants and high school seniors shall be given priority. Deadline: March 17, 2014 500 P.M.  

Florida Stormwater Association  Scholarship

The Florida Stormwater Association Educational Foundation’s Scholarship Program awards financial assistance to qualified students attending Florida colleges and universities whose education interest is in stormwater research, management or finance. 

Applications are accepted annually from graduate students in colleges or schools of engineering, natural science, public administration (or closely related fields) that have an interest in stormwater quality, management or finance. Eligibility is limited to students in good standing that are enrolled in a graduate program at a Florida college or university.

A scholarship of $2,000 is awarded each year and presented during the FSA Winter Conference in December.

Applications for the 2013 Scholarship are being accepted now. A completed application form or http://www.florida-stormwater.org/assets/FSAEF/Scholarship/2013%20scholarship%20descrip%20and%20app.pdf and supporting documents should be submitted to the FSA Educational Foundation on or before August 9, 2013.

Roy W Likins Scholarship
website, application)

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships (website, application)

Through the Dissertation Fellowship Program, the Spencer Foundation aims to build capacity in the education research community by supporting a new generation of scholars from a wide range of fields. Please refer to the website or .pdf application link for more details.

FBI - Common Knowledge Scholarship   (website, register)

This scholarship is based on what you know.  Four (4) $1000 first place cash scholarships will be awarded every week during the month of December. No essays, no minimum GPA, or financial background information  is required.  Register at the link located above to find out more information.

International Student Scholarships

The websites listed below may be a good source for scholarships and/or funds for international students.

1. International Education Financial Aid
2. General Information
3. International Student Loans
4. EduPass
5. Interest Free Loans for Latin American and Caribbean Students

Walmart Foundation Scholarship (website)

Students across the country benefit significantly from Wal-Mart's involvement in their town and surrounding communities. We believe that one of the most important ways to assist local communities is by supporting local needs and focusing our giving to the areas that our customers feel are important. Sam and Helen Walton believed that education should be a fundamental commitment of Wal-Mart. Click on the website above for detailed information on the Scholarships.

Imagine America - Military Award Program (MAP)   (website)

This program has been established to assist thousands of military personnel each year pursue post secondary career education at hundreds of career colleges across the nation. The MAP recognizes the important contributions of our nation's armed services. Click on website link above for more details.

National Law Enforcement & Firefighters Children's Foundation   (website)

The National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation Scholarship Awards are for children of law enforcement and firefighting personnel who were lost in the line of duty. These awards are designed to reward excellence, recognize accomplishments and help students by providing funding for their post secondary education at qualified institutions. Click on link above to view other criteria and the application.

Broward Shell Club Scholarship ( website )

This scholarship is available for undergraduate or graduate students majoring in the field of marine biology at local colleges or universities.  The guidelines for the award are very simple. The student's coursework should include some aspect of malacology (taxonomy, habitat studies, pollution effects, DNA analysis, etc.) and the applicant will be requested to make a presentation to the Club about their research and how the award assisted them in their goals. Stop by the Financial Aid office on the Boca campus to obtain a copy of the application.


Business Scholarship (more info & application)
Awarded to eligible undergraduate students who are interested in pursing bachelor level degrees related to business management, information systems management, marketing, finance, accounting, human resource management, and entrepreneurship.  Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities and employment history.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2013.  For more details, click on the link above.

Florida Surveying & Mapping Society Scholarship ( application )
The Space Coast Chapter of FSMS is offering scholarships to students pursuing courses in Geomatics and Land Surveying. Preference is given to applicants residing in Brevard County but all Florida residents can apply.  Applicants must also maintain a 2.5 GPA overall and 3.0 GPA in Surveying Curriculum courses.  Click on the application link above for more details and application.
Federal Government Internships for Civil Engineering Students ( website )
The Indian Health Services (a federal government agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the U.S. Public Health Services) is seeking civil, construction, and environmental engineering interns.  Internships generally occur during the summer months, but are also available at other times of the year.  Students must be U.S. citizens and must have completed their sophomore year at the time the internship occurs.  Students can gain valuable engineering experience while receiving competitive pay, reimbursement for travel, and other medical and government benefits.   Fore more information, click on the website link above or contact CDR Javier B. Franco at (954) 894-1060 ext. 10902 or email at  javierfranco@semtribe.com.

Geographical Information System (GIS) Engineering Internships
The Loxahatchee River District is seeking interns with professional attitudes and a high level of attention to detail.  Applicants must have computer skills, above average communication skills, and a general understanding of GIS software and concepts.  Interns will be required to research, create, update and analyze GIS and Engineering data, as well as compile and plot informative maps and engineering drawings.  A minimum of 3 months commitment is required.  You may start & end an internship at any time.  Flexible schedules.  For more information or if interested, please email cover letter and resume for interview to:  David Sabin ( davids@loxahatcheeriver.org) or call (561) 747-5700 ext. 119.

The Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) provides individual grants ranging from $1,500 to $2,500 to every student who qualifies and reapplies yearly, from admission to graduation. The grant can be used to cover tuition expenses and related supplemental educational expenses such as books, lab fees, travel and select costs of living. All Shawn Carter Scholars are required to “give back” by conducting community service and by serving as mentors to younger, aspiring Shawn Carter Scholars.

All high school seniors, undergraduate (2-year or 4-year) college students, and students at vocational or trade schools are eligible to apply. All applicants must be US citizens, 25 years old or younger, and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

The program attracts candidates from all backgrounds, nation-wide. They all have a compelling desire to pursue higher education, in spite of many personal, socio-economic setbacks, including teen pregnancy, former incarceration, interrupted schooling, and homelessness. They are hardworking, resilient and determined individuals who want to make positive contributions to their local and global communities, and they turn to the SCSF to make their ambitions and dreams possible. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2013.  For more information, please click on the website link above.

A Place for Mom Scholarship ( website )
A leader in the senior living industry that provides senior care referrals to families is offering five (5) general scholarships to selected applicants with a financial donation.   Applicants must be enrolled in an associate's or bachelor's degree or graduated level program in the fields of gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing or sociology at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university.  Deadline to apply is April 30, 2014For more details, please click on the website link above.

Broward Women's Alliance (BWA) Scholarship ( website )
This scholarship is to benefit women who need support and encouragement for professional development through education.  The applicants must be enrolled in a degree-seeking or certificate program at a fully accredited school or college.  Applicants must also be a resident of Broward County.  Deadline to apply is April 21, 2014For more details on the eligibility criteria and application, please click on the website link above.

Exxon Mobil and LULAC National Education Service Center Scholarship ( website )
This scholarship is given to qualified Latino high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in engineering at a U.S. post-secondary institution.  Applicants must reside in the Miami, FL or surrounding cities, a graduating high school senior and have e high school GPA of at least 3.5.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2014.  For more details on eligibility criteria and how to apply, please click on the website link above.

SafeMart Scholarship ( website )
This scholarship will award a part-time or full-time undergraduate student or incoming freshman.  All you have to do to apply is write a 500 word essay on "What Is Priceless to You?".  Applicants must be enrolled at a recognised two- or four-year college or university.  Deadline to submit essay is May 31, 2014.  For more details on essay requirements, please click on the website link above. 

Community Foundation of Broward Scholarship ( website )
There are various scholarships to apply for within this Foundation.  Please click on the website link above for more details on each scholarship, application and the eligibility criteria.  Check each scholarship for its specific application deadline.

Hughes Exterminators Scholarship ( website )
This scholarship's goal is to challenge creativity and give students a chance to get ahead.  Applicants must submit an essay of 300 words or less on "Do you suffer from insectophobia?  Tell us why bug pushes your terror button and why."  Deadline to submit essay is Mary 1, 2014.  For more details on the essay requirements, please click on the website link above.

Boca Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise Foundation Scholarship - Future Teachers of Palm Beach County ( website )
This scholarship is available to permanent residents of greater Boca Raton who stated goal is be a Teacher of students of Palm Beach County, or current Teachers who wish to upgrade their skills.  This scholarship is for education majors for tuition reimbursement for full time students and for students attending part time who are seeking a permanent teacher certification degree in the state of Florida, a masters in education or specialist designation and those teachers who seek additional endorsements or certifications.  Application deadline for Summer 2014 is May 9, 2014, application deadline for Fall 2014 is August 15, 2014 and the  application deadline for Spring 2015 is December 22, 2014.  For more information on eligibility criteria, please click on the application link above.

Boca Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise Foundation Scholarship - General  ( website )
This scholarship is available to permanent residents of greater Boca Raton who are degree seeking students.  This scholarship if for tuition reimbursement for full time and part time students who are seeking a degree in Florida.  Application deadline for Summer 2014 is May 9, 2014, application deadline for Fall 2014 is August 15, 2014 and the  application deadline for Spring 2015 is December 22, 2014.  For more information on eligibility criteria, please click on the application link above.

MassMutual Scholarship ( website )
This scholarship is available to high-achieving college students across the country. This program will provide scholarships to 30-hardworking students who have an interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industries.  Eligible students of all majors will be considered who are entering their sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-senior year of undergraduate study studies at an accredited U.S. college or university who has interest in the insurance/financial services industry.  Deadline to apply is May 2, 2014 .  Click website link above for more details. 

Goedekers College Book Scholarship ( website )
This scholarship will award scholarships for the Fall 2014 semester.  Applicants must Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Deadline to apply is July 31, 2014.  For more details and eligibility criteria, please click on the website link above.

Orchids Made Easy Scholarship ( website )
This scholarship is available to students pursuing a degree in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids. The purpose of the scholarship is to advance the study of orchids and orchid care.  Applications must be received by May 1, 2014.  For more information and details, please click on the website above.


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