General Scholarship information
The State of Florida Financial Aid
Bright Futures/Florida Financial Aid
Any senior planning to attend college (2 or 4 year) or a career technical school in Florida needs to file a Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) in order to be considered for financial aid and/or scholarships (including Bright Futures Scholarship).
GO TO www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org
CLICK on grants, scholarships, and applications
Go to the Student applicaiton (lefthand side)
then CLICK on Proceed to Application
When you are finished you will need to submit the form (this is a slow site - be patient) and you will get a confirmation that the form has been submitted. It will give you your username and password in red so please make sure you write this information down.
WHS Scholarship REMIND
Seniors and Juniors:
Sign up for the WHS Scholarship Remind. You'll receive texts with links to local and national scholarships, along with requirements and deadlines. Text @21scholars to 81010.
October due date Scholarships
Walton Republican Women Federated
Due Date: October 15, 2018
Scholarship in the amount of $500-$1000 awarded to women students seeking and Associate of Science degree or Program Certification through Northwest Florida State College or Emerald Coast Technical College.
- Be a registered Republican voter in Walton County Florida
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
- Must be enrolled or plans to enroll in the school or program
- Funds will be sent to the school or program available in January
- Complete application
- Signed statement of understanding
- Letter of recommendation
- Written statement
Please see Mrs Carnley in room 236 or email at [email protected]
November due date Scholarships
December due date Scholarships
January due date Scholarships
UF Lombardi and Stamps Scholarship
Due January 25th
The Honors Program Application
As part of the application, those interested, complete the honors program application. There are multiple essays and finalists will have a manadotory interview on the University of Florida Campus. All finalists that participate in the interview are guaranteed $1000.
February due date Scholarships
Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is offering 6 $1500 scholarships in the Northwest Florida area.
Due Date: Febuary 11, 2019 5p.m. Central time.
- be high school senior planning to attend college
- complete scholarship application
- provide official copy of transcript; resume; list of activities , honors.
- Essay on how the applicant plans to use their major in the career
- lives in one of the following counties (Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison,Taylor, Wakulla, Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Washington, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton)
See Jennifer Carnley in room 236 or Email at [email protected]
Panther Distinguished Scholar award
Due Febuary 1st 2019
Now, when a student qualifies for the Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) award, he or she may receive a Panther Distinguished Scholar Award* that covers full tuition (plus facilities and activities fees) from Florida Tech, a nationally-ranked research university!
- Apply and be admitted to Florida Tech as a full-time, on-campus, degree-seeking student
- Complete the Florida Financial Aid Application while in high school
- Be eligible to receive the Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) award
- Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) listing Florida Tech as a receiving institution (school code 001469)
Chelco College Scholarship
Due February 15th
Chelco Membership: Applicants must be a Chelco member, spouse or dependent of Chelco member
GPA: 3.0 and admission test required
Community service and leadership
300-500 word essay: How Scholarship will Benefit life goals and career.
please see Mrs Carnley for application and details.
Arts for Life
Due February 4th
$1000 to 25 Florida graduating seniors
Demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art.
Essay: How the arts have positively influenced my life.
Portfolio of work
March due date Scholarships
Society of American Military Engineers
DUE DATE MARCH 15TH
The Society of Military Engineers (SAME), Emerald Coast Post, is pleased to offer two (2) $1,500 individual scholarships to outstanding high school seniors qualifying in engineering or architecture related degree programs. SEE MRS. CARNLEY FOR AN APPLICATION.
DEADLINE: MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MARCH 15
1. High school senior enrolling in the fall of 2018 at an accredited undergraduate school of engineering or architecture as a full-time student
2. You or your parents must be Florida residents of one of the following counties: Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, or Walton
3. Demonstrate academic excellence with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
4. Submit completed application package to include:
SAME-ECP scholarship application
Essay on your career goals and why you are the best applicant: 500 words or less, typed, double-spaced
Letter of recommendation from math or science faculty member
Letter of recommendation from employer, other faculty member, or advisor
Copy of most current transcript showing GPA
2018 Michele W. Hill Foundation Academic Achievement Community Service Scholarship
Due March 23,2019
Michele W. Hill Foundation Scholarship 2019. DEADLINE IS MARCH 23TH. See Ms. Carnley for an application.
Scholarship value $1,000
To be eligible for a Michele W. Hill Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must: • Be a graduating, High School Senior residing in Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, or Bay County, Florida; or Baldwin or Escambia County, Alabama. Home School Students meet this requirement. • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four–year institution within the United States; • Show leadership potential; • Demonstrate a dedication to community service; • Be a United States citizen; • A 3.0 GPA Weighted. However both weighted and unweighted GPA’s must be certified on the application.
Emerald Coast Public Relations Foundation Scholarship
Due March 1st
Emerald Coast Public Relations Foundation Scholarship for high school students who intend to pursue a major in public relations, communication, marketing, or journalism
GPA:3.5 or higher
Essay: Typed 200-300 word essay addressing ethical issue in public relations or journalism
Service: list of community service or leadership
Better Business Bureau Foundation
Due March 15, 2019
Student Ethics Scholarship
3 letters of recommendation
High School Transript
Essay about ethics and character. See Mrs Carnley for complete essay prompt
The ASUS, Inc. Scholarship
Due March 15,2019
Be dependent children of active duty military or honorably discharged US Military Veteran.
High school senior who has been accepted full time in environmental engineering, biology, chemistry, medical sciences, mathematical science, business management, or acquisition.
International Test and Evaluation Association
Emerald Coast Chapter ITEA
Due March 1, 2019
Live in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, or Walton County
GPA and aptitude tests
Special honors and Recognition
Interest in Science, Technology, Math, Engineering
Understanding of Test and Evaluation
Ability to communicate
April due date Scholarships
Emerald Coast Gator Club
DUE APRIL 15
DUE APRIL 21
Trustmark Scholarships are for Walton County School seniors only. DEADLINE IS APRIL 21. SEE MRS. CARNLEY FOR AN APPLICATION.
Highly motivated students with good academic achievement, school and community involvement and 3.25 GPA or higher. Applicant must be planning to attend college the following fall and have a family income below $50,400.00. You must attach a resume and previous year's tax return for parent or guardian.
ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY INC. SCHOLARSHIP
DUE DATE APRIL 6TH
Directions: Please submit a 750 word, double-spaced, typed essay on one of the following topics.
Topic I. Describe a mentor in your life who has made a difference in shaping your personal values. Explain why you hold him/her as a role model.
Topic II. Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you.
Cohen & Jaffe Annual Scholarship
Cohen & Jaffe Annual Scholarship
Due April 5, 2019
Cohen & Jaffe annual scholarship contest that your students are now eligible to enter! Nearly $2,000 in scholarships will be awarded to the best applicants. Students can begin working on this scholarship over break and have until April 5, 2019 to enter.
Complete details can be found here: https://www.cohenjaffe.com/college-scholarship/
Troy University Scholarship
Due April 1, 2019
Emerald Coast Alumni Chapter
Plan to attend Troy University for the 2019-2020 school year
Participation in school activities and community programs
2 letters of recommendation
reside in Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, or Walton County.
250 word essay why you chose Troy and how the scholarship will enhance your education.
May due date Scholarships
Past years scholarships
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Award Amount: $2,500
2018 B.Davis Scholarship.
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to apply for the scholarship.
Applications must be received by May 22, 2018
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
GIVE KIDS A CHANCE SCHOLARSHIP - DEADLINE IS APRIL 30TH. You can download the application at www.gkac.org
In order to apply for the Give Kids A Chance scholarship, the applicant must demonstrate the following criteria: