Organization Scholarship Deadline Apply Now Award Type Minimum GPA Description
Organization Scholarship Deadline Apply Now Award Type Minimum GPA Description
Kyle Jutras Scholarship Foundation Kyle Jutras Scholarship See website Apply Online 1000-2000

$1,000-2,000 scholarship awards to assist graduating high school seniors in Sarasota, Manatee or Charlotte counties in the memory of former Sarasota High School teacher and Venice High School graduate, Kyle Jutras, who passed away in 2014 after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

Women's Resource Center of Sarasota Women’s Resource Center Scholarship N/A Apply Online Gender; Adult

Must be a female resident of Sarasota, 21 years of age or older and out of high school 4 or more years with financial need

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority The Five Pearls of Excellence, Inc. N/A Apply Online Gender; Major 2.8

The Five Pearls of Excellence Incorporated Scholarship Award is available to public high school graduating seniors in Manatee/Sarasota Counties, Florida.

SunCoast Insurance Professionals SunCoast Insurance Professionals Scholarship 05/01/17 Apply Online 2000

A $1000 scholarship, renewable for eight consecutive semesters, may be awarded each summer to a deserving high school senior from Sarasota or Manatee County.

Sunshine State TESOL Arnhilda Badia Outstanding Student Award 05/01/17 Apply Online 500 ESL

To honor outstanding high school students who achieved academic excellence while learning English as a second language. Open to High school seniors enrolled in a public school in the state of Florida.

Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists Scholarship 05/15/17 Apply Online 1000 Minority; Major

TBABJ awards thousands of dollars annually to deserving high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students of color pursuing a college degree in journalism or a communications-related discipline.

Tri-County Community Foundation Tri-County Community Foundation Scholarship 05/31/17 Apply Online

Scholarship to be awarded to one senior at each Sarasota County high school.

Univision Tampa Bay Hispanic Academic All-Stars 05/04/17 Apply Online 1500 Minority

Hispanic high school seniors in West Central Florida will have the opportunity to compete for a $1500 scholarship to use in the fall. In addition to the cash scholarship, winners and guest are invited to a day at Busch Gardens.

Venice-Nokomis Rotary Foundation Venice-Nokomis Rotary Foundation Scholarship Fund 06/15/17 Apply Online

The Venice-Nokomis Rotary Foundation wishes to support full-time or part-time students of any age who reside in the South Sarasota County area and demonstrate potential for success in higher education but lack the necessary financial resources. Non-traditional adult students are encouraged to apply.

Visual Aid Volunteers of Florida Visual Aid Volunteers of Florida Scholarship 06/15/17 Apply Online Special Needs

VAVF is proud to announce that we are once again awarding scholarships to legally blind high school seniors who are residents of Florida

William G. and Marie Selby Foundation Selby Scholar Program 08/31/17 Apply Online 7000 Need-based 3

Scholarships will be awarded up to $7,000 per year based on financial need. These awards are renewable, with certain requirements, for the four years the student is enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university.

Wolff Family Foundation Wolff Family Scholarship Varies Apply Online 2500 2.75

Open to Sarasota County Public and Alternative High School seniors with a minimum 2.75 GPA, who consistently demonstrates outstanding character, and might not be able to pursue higher education without the scholarship. $10,000 awarded over a four year period. Renewable for up to a total of four years if the student meets continuing requirements.

Women's Exchange Club of Sarasota Woman’s Exchange College Student Arts Scholarship N/A Apply Online Major

Open to high school students who are residents of Sarasota or Manatee County that plan to pursue a higher education in the performing and visual arts. Number and amount of awards based on funds available.

Suncoast Credit Union Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship 04/08/17 Apply Online 2000 Need-based

Open to high school seniors attending public, private, or home-school who demonstrate financial need, plan to enroll in an accredited 4-year college/university, 2-year college or technical school in Florida. Students must begin post-secondary school in the 2017-2018 academic year and use scholarship funds for tuition and/or fees required to enroll at or attend an eligible educational institution, and/or other direct course-related expenses, such as fees, books, supplies, and equipment as required of all students in the course of instruction.

Take Stock in Children Take Stock in Children Scholarship 05/15/17 Apply Online Need-based 2.5

Scholarship is open to all middle school students (enroll in 6th-8th grade) in a Sarasota County Public School, who exhibit positive behavior in and out of school, maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA, have a financial need, and are determined to succeed.

TeamUP Volunteer & Partnership Council Bette Woodson Award 05/15/17 Apply Online 1000

Award is given to a high school senior enrolled in a Sarasota County public high school for demonstrating a commitment to service performed within our community

TeamUP Volunteer & Partnership Council Lilly Kaighin Award 05/15/17 Apply Online 1000

Award is given to a high school senior enrolled in a Sarasota County public high school for an original project created by the applicant that demonstrates service within our community.

TeamUP Volunteer & Partnership Council Teeja Service Through the Arts Award 05/29/17 Apply Online 1000

Award is given to a high school senior enrolled in a Sarasota County public high school who has seen a need in the community and has used service through the arts to meet the identified need (volunteer activities or original project).

U.S. Trust Ivan F. and Ina C. LeGore Scholarship 06/01/17 Apply Online 3

Open to current high school seniors and graduates of Sarasota County Schools who have participated in the Sailor Circus in one or more performances. Awards are restricted to expenses for tuition, room and board and are payable only to US accredited colleges and universities.

Walmart Family Foundation Walmart Dependent Scholarship 07/15/2015 Apply Online 13000 Need-based 2.5

Applicants must be dependents of Walmart and SamÕs Club associates, have at least a 2.5 GPA, a minimum ACT score of 22 or SAT score of 1030 (combined Math & Critical Reading), and are able to demonstrate financial need. $13,000 award paid out over four years.

Washington Crossing Foundation Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship 07/17/17 Apply Online 500-5000

Nation-wide competition. Competition is open to seniors planning careers of service to United States local, state, or federal government.

Woman's Club of Sarasota Woman’s Club of Sarasota Scholarship N/A Apply Online 1000 Gender, Need-based 3

Open to women and girls of Sarasota County. Applicants must be accepted to an accredited Florida college or university, have earned a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and demonstrate financial need.

Sarasota Pen Women Incentive Awards Programs 04/15/17 Apply Online Gender; Major 3

The annual INCENTIVE AWARDS are offered by the Sarasota Branch of The National League of American Pen Women, Inc. These competitions are open to graduating seniors in all public high schools in Sarasota and Manatee counties. The purpose of the awards is to encourage self-expression, creativity and foster further education in the arts.

Ronald McDonald Charities of Tampa Bay Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay RMHC Scholars 04/01/17 Apply Online

Provides scholarships in our 11 county RMHC service area to promising sophomore students who desire a community college education and are eligible according to criteria based on academic performance, drug-free record and community service.

Sarasota Architectural Foundation Paul Rudolph Scholarship 04/01/17 Apply Online Major

Provides financial assistance to students enrolled in either a Bachelor of Architecture program or in a Masters of Architecture program in the state of Florida.

Sarasota Association of Realtors Sarasota Association of Realtors 04/01/17 Apply Online 2000

Some scholarships are awarded to children of association members and some scholarships are for the community at large. Scholarships are awarded to residents of their general service area including Sarasota, South Manatee, and Charlotte counties

Sarasota Chorus of the Keys Sheridan E. Brown Memorial Scholarship 04/01/17 Apply Online 2000 Gender

Scholarships to male high school seniors in Sarasota and Manatee Counties with a record of outstanding musical achievement who plan to attend college.

Sarasota Garden Club Sarasota Garden Club Natural Science Scholarship 04/10/17 Apply Online 4000 Major

Open to north Sarasota County high school students who will attend full time at an accredited college or university with plans to major in a natural science field.

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Auxiliary G. Duncan Finlay Health Career Scholarships 04/13/17 Apply Online 1250 Major, Need-based 3

Open to graduating Sarasota County seniors with at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and are working toward a specific human health degree. Amount and number of awards vary.

Sarasota Music Club Sarasota Music Club Award 04/14/17 Apply Online Major

Open to high school graduating students from a public, private or home school who resides in Sarasota or Manatee County. Applicants must be planning to enroll in a music degree program at a university or college. Audition required.

Sarasota Orchid Society Sarasota Orchid Society Scholarship 04/14/17 Apply Online 1000 Major

Each academic year, the Sarasota Orchid Society awards a One Thousand Dollar scholarship ($1000.00) or more to one student planning to major in the study of horticulture, floriculture, or botany.

Sarasota Sports Alliance Sarasota Area Sports Alliance Scholarship 04/15/17 Apply Online 500 Athletics

Open to Sarasota County graduating high school student athletes based on sports participation, leadership, academic achievement, community involvement and financial need who plan to attend a two or four year accredited college.

Sarasota Sportsmens Association Sarasota Sportsmens Association Scholarship 04/15/2015 Apply Online 1000

SARASOTA SPORTSMENS ASSOCIATION offers this scholarship to encourage young men and women in Sarasota County to continue their education at a college, university or vocational school of their choice.

Southern Scholarship Foundation Southern Scholarship Foundation 04/20/17 Apply Online

Qualified students attending FAMU, FGCU, FSU, Santa Fe College, Tallahassee Community College, and UF are awarded scholarships in the form of rent-free housing to live in one of twenty-seven furnished scholarship houses that are adjacent to their college campus.

St. Andrew Scottish Society St. Andrew Scottish Scholarship 04/03/17 Apply Online 1500 Minority 3.5

Open to college-bound seniors with a 3.5 GPA or higher who are of Scottish descent or have current Scottish involvement.

Stonegate Charitable Foundation Stonegate Community Service Award & Scholarship 04/30/17 Apply Online 1000

The award is presented to 5 high school seniors in Sarasota County who have exhibited superior community service involvement during their high school careers while maintaining high academic achievement.

Suncoast Communities Blood Bank Suncoast Communities Blood Bank Scholarship 04/06/17 Apply Online 500

Open to graduating high school students who are of eligible age to donate blood by supporting their campus blood drives. Award number and amount are based on the number of donor registrations and student volunteers at each school.

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation PGSF Scholarship 03/06/17 Apply Online 1000-5000 Major 3

Scholarship awarded to high school graduating students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who plan a career in the graphic communications, printing technology, printing management or publishing who will be attending full time at an accredited Technical School, College or University.

SAE International SAE Engineering Scholarship 04/01/17 Apply Online Major

Open to high school seniors planning to pursue an engineering or related science degree.

Sarasota County Gator Club Sarasota County Gator Club Educational Scholarship 04/01/17 Apply Online

Applicants must be current University of Florida students or students entering the University of Florida in 2017 (Note: Student-athletes are not eligible for Gator Club scholarships per NCAA regulations.)

Sarasota Lions Club Sarasota Lions Club Scholarship 04/12/17 Apply Online 1000 Special Needs, Need-based 2.5

Open to Sarasota High, Riverview High and Booker High seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA who have been crime free and demonstrate community involvement, participation in extracurricular school activities, leadership and financial need (FAFSA required). Preference will be given to applicants with sight or hearing disabilities.

Sarasota County Schools School District/School Based Administrators Scholarship 04/02/17 Apply Online 500-1000 Need-based

Open to graduating high school seniors who are enrolling in a post-secondary institution and who will be graduating with a standard high school diploma or general equivalency diploma. Each scholarship award is based on the student’s record, community/school involvement and financial need.

Manatee Community Foundation Various 03/30/17 Apply Online 2000

Scholarship funds provide opportunities for students -traditional and non-traditional- who reside in Manatee County to attend any accredited college, university or technical school. These funds are diverse, fulfilling the wishes of donors, both living and deceased, who want to provide needed financial support to promising scholars.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Various 03/31/17 Apply Online 2

Open to graduating high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Applicants must be the son or daughter of a U.S. Marine as per the guidelines stated on the application and must meet income guideline

Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key Foundation Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key Foundation Scholarship 03/16/17 Apply Online 2000

Our Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships again this year to eligible students attending local Florida colleges and universities.

Kyle Jutras Scholarship Foundation Kyle Jutras Scholarship 03/16/17 Apply Online

The Kyle Jutras Scholarship Foundation was founded in 2015 to annually award scholarships and assist graduating high school seniors in Sarasota, Manatee or Charlotte counties.

Lambda Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship 03/17/17 Apply Online 1000 Gender; Minority

The scholarship program is for single African American females graduating in the current year who plan to attend a college, university or technical school. Awarded to individual with the highest GPA in Bradenton, Palmetto, and Sarasota

Lanning Tires Perry E. Lanning Memorial Fund, Inc. 03/18/17 Apply Online 1000 Athletics

Open to high school seniors who are involved in golf, either through the junior golf program or in the high school program.

Lindsey Maibach Memorial Lindsey Maibach Scholarship Fund 03/22/17 Apply Online 2500 2.4

Open to seniors at Booker, Sarasota, Riverview, North Port, and Venice High, who have a cumulative GPA between 2.40 and 2.90 and plan to further their education in a community or four-year college.

Longboat Key Garden Club Longboat Key Garden Club Scholarship 03/25/17 Apply Online 1500 Major

Scholarships are available to students majoring in subjects pertaining to the environment, conservation, botany, landscape design, or allied subjects. Award amounts are at the discretion of the Garden Club and generally are in the range of $1,500 to $3,000.

Lou Komorov Memorial Komarov, Lou Memorial Scholarship 03/27/17 Apply Online 1000 2.75

Open to a Sarasota County high school senior who consistently demonstrates outstanding character, and might not be able to pursue higher education without the scholarship.

Manasota Track Club Manasota Track Club Scholarship 03/27/17 Apply Online Athletics

The scholarships are open to all local area student runners (both track and cross country); students must live in Sarasota county to apply.

Manatee Community Foundation Friends of the South Manatee Library Scholarship Fund 03/30/17 Apply Online 2000 Graduate; Major

This scholarship fund was created to assist students pursuing an accredited graduate library science degree. Each scholarship will be in the amount of $2,000 for tuition only. The scholarship may be renewable at the discretion of the Committee.

Miami Foundation Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship 03/31/17 Apply Online 1100 Graduate; Major

This project is a long-term strategy to foster intellectual wealth-building and fulfill Jacki’s vision of improved diversity in the Executive, Administrative and Managerial levels of the SW Florida workforce.

Oaks Womens Club Oaks Women’s Club Scholarship 03/31/17 Apply Online 3000 Gender 3

Open to all female seniors in Sarasota County high schools who plan an education at an accredited college or university. Other factors will include student need, test scores, community involvement, extra-curricular activities and demonstrated leadership. The number and amount of awards will be based on available funds.

Order Sons of Italy in America Grand Lodge of Florida 03/31/17 Apply Online Minority

This scholarship program is designed to benefit worthy students of Italian descent that display academic excellence, leadership qualities and a financial need.

Paradise Coast 99s Aviation Scholarship 03/04/17 Apply Online 2000 Athletics, Gender

The purpose of this scholarship is to help defray the cost of obtaining ratings in the field of aviation. The applicant must be a woman who is actively pursuing flight training and is at least 16 years of age and a US Citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Polish Heritage Society Polish Heritage Scholarship Award Program 03/05/17 Apply Online Minority

The purpose of the scholarship program is to promote the knowledge of the Polish Culture among the young Americans of Polish Descent. The Candidates for scholarship must show interest in their Polish heritage by proving basic knowledge of Poland’s geography, history and literature

The Links Incorporated Bradenton/Sarasota Chapter of the Links, Incorporated Scholarship Program 03/24/17 Apply Online Minority 3

Open to African American graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited post-secondary institution who have demonstrated leadership abilities, reside in Sarasota or Manatee Counties and have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 4.0 GPA on a 5.0 scale.

Mensa Education and Research Foundation Mensa Education & Research Foundation College Scholarship 03/31/17 Apply Online

Open to graduating high school seniors planning to enroll in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning in the 2016-2017 school year. Applicant must submit an application and essay explaining career, academic and/or vocation goals.

Military Officers Association of Florida MOAS Scholarship 03/31/17 Apply Online
P.E.O. International P.E.O. STAR Scholarship 03/04/17 Apply Online Gender

Scholarship is open to graduating female seniors who are a citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada. Student must have a cumulative unweighted 3.0 GPA and plan to attend an accredited U.S. or Canadian post-secondary school. Applicant must exhibit excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success.

Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee Various 03/15/17 Apply Online

Various Awards. See website for details.

Florida Retired Educators Association Florida Retired Educators Association 03/01/17 Apply Online 500-1000 Major, Need-based 2

Open to all Sarasota County high schools. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, have financial need, and demonstrate potential for effectiveness as a future teacher. Award amounts range from $500 to $1,000.

Florida School Counselor Asc Florida School Counselor Association Scholarship 03/01/17 Apply Online 2

Essays should not exceed one page providing detailed information on the impact your school counselor has had on you.

Florida Sons of the American Revolution (Saramana Chapter) 03/01/17 Apply Online

The SAR is a historical, educational, and patriotic organization that focuses on the American Revolution. As a part of our educational outreach, the SAR conducts several programs across the country. Multiple scholarships available to qualifying students.

Florida State Association of Supervisors Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections Scholarship 03/01/17 Apply Online 1200 Major

The Florida State Association of supervisors of Elections will award several $1200 scholarships. The scholarships are available to juniors or seniors attending an accredited Florida university or college, with a major in political science, public or business administration or journalism/mass communications

Friends of 440 Florida Friends of 440 Scholarship 03/01/17 Apply Online Special Needs 3

The purpose of Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund is to aid dependents or descendants of workers who were injured or killed in the course and scope of their employment and who received benefits under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law. In addition, dependents of individuals who primarily work in the operation and/or administration of this same law are eligible to receive scholarships.

General Federation of Womens Clubs Florida GFWC Florida Scholarship 03/01/17 Apply Online 1000 Gender

The GFWC Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs has a long history in support of education and is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for women who need education/training to obtain employment.

Gulf Coast Community Foundation General Scholarship Fund 03/12/17 Apply Online

Gulf Coast Community Foundation awarded 375 scholarships totaling $513,692 to 242 students for the 2015-16 academic year. Funding for these scholarships comes from Gulf Coast’s endowed scholarship fund and more than 50 other charitable funds established by generous donors, including individuals, families, organizations, and corporations.

Gulf Coast Italian Culture Society Gulf Coast Italian Culture Society, Inc. 03/15/17 Apply Online 1000 Minority

Among the prime purposes of the Gulf Coast Italian Culture Society, Inc. (GCICS), is the commitment to fund post secondary education scholarships for meritorious area high school seniors of full or partial Italian ancestry.

Jennifer Nolletti Art Foundation Jennifer Nolletti Memorial Art Scholarship 03/15/17 Apply Online Major

The Jennifer Nolletti Memorial Art Foundation is committed to funding higher education opportunities in art, or music for students in need.

Florida State Golf Association Various 03/01/17 Apply Online 3000 Athletics

FSGA selects a minimum of five golfers from the FJT’s graduating class to be awarded a renewable four-year scholarship.

Johnson Foundation State University System of Florida 03/16/17 Apply Online Special Needs

A competitively awarded program which is available to undergraduate students with disabilities enrolled in a State University System of Florida (SUS) institution.

JCI Senators Foundation of Florida Various 03/15/17 Apply Online 1000

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in the United States, who plan to continue their education at accredited post secondary colleges, universities or vocational school.

Florida State University Sarasota Seminole Club Scholarship 03/01/17 Apply Online 500 3.5

Applicants must be an enrolled Sarasota County public or private high school senior planning to attend Florida State University, seeking enrollment in an undergraduate program full-time at FSU. (Note: Student-athletes are not eligible for Seminole Club scholarships per NCAA regulations.)

Horatio Alger Association Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship 03/15/17 Apply Online 2500 Need-based

Open to high school graduates who plan to enroll at a community college for the first time to pursue and complete a career or technical program. Must demonstrate financial need. Check website for additional eligibility requirements.

Humanists of Sarasota Bay, Inc. Humanists of Sarasota Bay Essay Contest 03/15/17 Apply Online 1000

Open to public high school students in Sarasota and Manatee Counties who are college-bound and subscribe to the tenets of Humanism as described on the application form.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship 03/15/17 Apply Online Need-based 3.5

Open to high school graduates with a cumulative 3.5 or above GPA and a SAT combined score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above who plan to enroll in an accredited four-year college and demonstrate significant financial need.

Jazz Club of Sarasota Jazz Club of Sarasota Scholarship 03/15/17 Apply Online Major

Open to all high school and current college students in Sarasota and Manatee Counties who plan to pursue jazz studies in college.

JCI Senators Foundation of Florida C. Richard Harrow Memorial Scholarship 03/15/17 Apply Online 1000

Scholarship is open to Florida high school graduates who plan to attend full-time at an accredited post secondary college, university or vocational school.

Florida Asc of Educational Data Systems Various 02/21/17 Apply Online 3000 Major 2.5

One or more $3,000 scholarships will be awarded for the current academic year to a selected post-secondary student, who is a U.S. citizen and resident of Florida, attending or planning to attend an accredited Florida public or private college and is planning to major in computer science/information technology related field.

Florida Council of the Blind Various 02/28/17 Apply Online Special Needs

Applicant must be legally blind.

Deep South Region of National Garden Clubs Deep South Region Scholarship 02/01/17 Apply Online 1000 Graduate; Major

The Deep South Region Scholarship Program offers financial aid to a Deep South Region junior, senior or graduate student pursuing a Master’s Degree in any garden or environmental related subject and enrolled in an accredited college or university.

DeltaÊKappaÊGamma,ÊBetaÊUpsilonÊChapter Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship 02/01/17 Apply Online 500 Major

Two $500 scholarships, one to a high school senior planning to major in education and one to a student already in college with an education major.

Delta Sigma Theta, Bradenton Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship 02/01/17 Apply Online Gender; Minority 2.5

This scholarship is for a female, African-American senior with at least a 2.5 GPA

Dolphin Aviation Dolphin Aviation, Inc. Scholarship 02/13/17 Apply Online 1000

Student Services will distribute applications in November.

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Michael J Archer Memorial Scholarship Fund 02/15/17 Apply Online 1000

One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a graduating Sarasota County public high school student who plans to attend a Florida four-year college or university. It is renewable for three additional years

Elks Clubs of Florida Elks Hope Scholarship 02/16/17 Apply Online 1000-12500 Need-based 3.3

The HOPE Scholarship targets students who are not in the top 10% of their graduating class but have managed to maintain a minimum of a 3.3/4.0 un-weighted GPA. We are looking for students who have demonstrated leadership through employment, participation in school activities, community service, and citizenship.

Family Network on Disabilities Jan La Belle Scholarship 02/16/17 Apply Online Special Needs

Established in 2009 to provide a financial resource to individuals with disabilities who desire to pursue their personal and career goals through attendance at a post secondary institution.

Fine Arts Society of Sarasota Fine Arts Society of Sarasota Scholarship 02/19/17 Apply Online Major

Tuition awards are given to talented students of Sarasota County for undergraduate studies in the arts including visual arts, performing arts, creative writing, architecture and related endeavors. A two-year residency in Sarasota County is required.

Florida Asc for the Gifted Scobee Scholarship 02/19/17 Apply Online 1000 Major

The Scobee Scholarship was created in honor of Dick Scobee, the Commander of the Challenger Space Shuttle. Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to an eligible male and female gifted student, interested in pursuing studies in the areas of math/science/technology.

Florida Asc of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Deborah L. Vincent/FAHRO Education Scholarship Award 02/28/17 Apply Online 1500 Need-based

This award is developed to assist residents of federally assisted housing or a recipient of assistance through the Community Development Block Grant program in Florida. Applicants must have a sponsor that is an active member of FAHRO as a housing authority/ agency or community development agency that is willing to support recipients travel expenses to attend Annual Convention awards banquet to receive scholarship if selected.

Florida Engineering Society Florida Engineering Society Scholarship 02/28/17 Apply Online 1000 Major

FES offers several scholarship programs for students interested in pursuing careers in engineering.

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs FFGC College Scholarships 02/28/17 Apply Online 3000 Major 3

To qualify, the applicant must be a Florida resident, a citizen of the United States, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Applicant must study agriculture, biology, botany, city planning, conservation, ecology, forestry, horticulture, landscape/architecture design, or related fields.

Florida Philanthropic Educational Organization Florida PEO Scholarship 03/01/17 Apply Online 2000 Gender

Applicant must be a woman and a resident of Sarasota and meet requirements of scholarship, character, personality, purpose and need. Scholarships are given to attend Florida Colleges, only. May be eligible for a second year renewal.

Florida Realtors Foundation Florida Realtors Foundation Scholarship 03/01/17 Apply Online

Students in any major outside of Real Estate are welcome to apply, but those considering a career in Real Estate or Real Estate related fields will be given special consideration.

Daughters of the American Revolution Various 02/01/17 Apply Online

All applicants must be United States citizens. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Linda J. Jellison/Craig T. Wedge Scholarship 02/15/18 Apply Online 5000 Gender; Major 3

Open to a graduating Sarasota Military Academy high school senior who will be pursuing a college major in engineering, computer science, math, one of the physical sciences or another similar technical field.

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship 02/16/17 Apply Online Need-based

Contest-based scholarship; Applicants must be students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need

Florida Department of Education Florida Bright Futures Scholarship 02/28/17 Apply Online

Please check website for eligibility requirements.

Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation of Manasota Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation of Manasota Scholarship 03/20/2017 Apply Online 1000 Minority, Gender

Open to African American and Hispanic male high school seniors in Sarasota or Manatee County

American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE SunCoast Branch Civil Engineering College Scholarship 01/15/17 Apply Online 1000 Major

ASCE SunCoast Branch is proud to offer two scholarships every year for aspiring civil engineers, one for a graduating high school senior and a second for a college/university student.

Arts for Life Arts for Life! Scholarship 01/15/18 Apply Online 1000 Major

Arts for Life! annually awards $2,000 scholarships to 25 graduating high school seniors in Florida who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art.

Auxiliary of Doctors Hospital Auxiliary of Doctors Hospital: Health Careers Scholarship 01/27/17 Apply Online 2500 Major, Need-based 3

Scholarships are awarded to those who provide evidence of financial need and intend on pursuing careers in the medical or healthcare field

Ayo and Iken Attorneys Children of Divorce Scholarship 01/30/17 Apply Online 1000 Need-based

Open to Florida high school seniors planning to attend post-high school education who live in a household separated by a divorce. Check website for additional eligibility criteria.

Bailey Family Foundation Bailey Family Foundation Scholarship 01/30/17 Apply Online 5000 2.5

Scholarships to college students primarily in Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Polk counties, Florida.

Bee Ridge Women's Club Bee Ridge Woman’s Club 01/30/17 Apply Online 700

Student must be a resident of Sarasota, Charlotte, or Manatee County, graduated from schools in those counties, and plan to attend a Florida school

Beverly Beall & R. Kemp Riechmann Foundation Beverly Beall & R. Kemp Riechmann Foundation Scholarship 01/31/18 Apply Online SCF Graduates

Applicants must have earned an Associates Degree from the State College of Florida to qualify

Bob Hayes Invitational Track and Field Meet James (Coach) Day College Scholarship 10/09/17 Apply Online 1000 Atheltics

High School Senior track and field active team member of a school participating in the Bob Hayes Invitational Track and Field Meet may apply. (Applicant must participate in a schedule event at the Bob Hayes Track Meet).

Boca Grande Art Center Boca Grande Art Alliance Scholarship 11/01/17 Apply Online 2000 Major

One scholarship of 2,000 dollars to a college bound senior who is planning to study in the area of fine arts.

Bradenton/Sarasota Chapter of The Links Higher Education Scholarship 10/30/17 Apply Online Minority

To provide scholarship monies for full-time African-American students pursuing undergraduate degrees at accredited colleges or universities in the United States.

Business and Professional Women Career Advancement Scholarship 12/01/17 Apply Online 1000 Gender; adult

The BPW Scholarships focus completely on the adult learner. You will note from this website that BPWEV is engaged in the national program “Joining Forces for Women Veterans and Military Spouses”.

Chair Scholars Foundation Chair Scholars Foundation Scholarship 12/01/17 Apply Online Special Needs

The Florida Scholarship Program is available to 7th to 11th grade students with serious physical disabilities attending public school in all Florida counties. These awards provide tuition for college or vocational school with Florida Prepaid Tuition Scholarships.

Community Youth Development Giving Matters Youth Philanthropy Leadership Award in Memory of Lois B. Green 12/31/17 Apply Online 1000 Gender

The Award will be presented to a current high school student who has influenced the community and her peers by specific philanthropic efforts.

American Legion American Legion Legacy Scholarship 01/13/17 Apply Online

To qualify, the applicant must be a high school senior and/or accepted at or attending a non-profit and regionally accredited institution of higher education and have a legal parent who died while serving on active duty, U.S. military service on or after September 11, 2001 OR have a legal parent who is a Post-9/11 veteran of the U.S. Military who has a disability rating of 50% or higher by the Veterans Administration.

American Road & Transportation Builders Association Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship 01/15/17 Apply Online 2.5

Open to sons, daughters or legally adopted children of highway workers killed or have become permanently disabled in roadway construction zone accidents who plan to attend a post-secondary institution. Applicant’s parent must have been employed by a transportation construction firm or a transportation public agency at the time of his or her death or disabling injury.

Association for the Study of African American Life and History ASALH Scholarship 01/20/17 Apply Online Minority 3

Must be a graduating African American high school student who has been admitted to and registered in an accredited college or university; Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; Demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities.

AXA Foundation AXA Achievement Scholarship 01/29/17 Apply Online 2500-25000

To qualify, applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident in one of the 50 US states, Washington DC or Puerto Rico, be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year, and demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities