Scholarship Opportunities

Senior FFA members can apply for the FFA Alumni Scholarship and the FFA District II Scholarship.  Please see Mr.Scurlock to get an application.  All applications are due no no later than April 12th. 

Give Kids A Chance is offering scholarship grants in the amount of $1,000 to high school seniors planning to attend college. The scholarship will be offered to those students graduating from public high schools in the State of Florida. Requirements include: Requirements for scholarship:

a. Must have a 2.5 average or above
b. Must document financial need - eligible students must have a family income
which is less than 60% of the median income in the area in which they reside
c. Demonstrate an interest in school and community activities
d. Application must be received on or before April 30, 2018
e. Two (2) letters of recommendations are required
Note: An incomplete package will not be considered. Please click here for all requirements and application.

Richard A.Hand Scholarship is sponsored by the Jackson Countty Republican Executive Committee and is available to a graduating senior attending Chipola College in the fall. Application and more information are available here

DKG scholarship application for graduating seniors who plan a career in Education. Deadline to apply is 

The Optimist Club of Jackson County is offering a one year scholarship to Chipola College which will cover tuition and/or books. A completed application must be submitted by May 1, 2018.  Please see guidance for the application documents and all requirements. 

Scholarship Opportiunity from the Association of United Professionals, Inc.: This is a one-time scholarship offer, along with other qualifications, the candidate must be a senior graduating by June of 2018, have a 2.7 G.P.A., and submit application by Friday, May 4, 2018.  Click here to download application. 

The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional association composed of African Americans in the energy industry. Through its Scholarship Program, the Association seeks to help increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans (underrepresented minorities) in energy related fields. Scholarship recipients - known as AABE Scholars - are determined each spring by the organization's local chapter scholarship committee for local scholarships and by the National Scholarship Committee for national scholarships. Click here for downloadable application packet and handbook.   The deadline to apply is March 15, 2018. 

North West Florida FAMU Alumni Association Scholarship Criteria:

❖ Must be a high school graduate or AA graduate who has been accepted to FAMU
❖ Student must have a need (income based)
❖ Student must meet the merit criteria by being accepted to the university
Application deadline: March 30, 2018  Click here for application. 

Wiregrass Federal Credit Union $1000 Scholarship opportunity. Student must be a member or the dependent (can join to become eligible if not a member) of a member of Wiregrass FCU, between the ages of 17 and 19 years. Must be a student graduating from high school in 2018 who will be attending an accredited university or college in 2018-2019 academic year. Essay must be 2-4 pages, typed, double spaced, and 10 point font. Essay topic: "What makes Wiregrass FCU the smarter financial choice?" Entries will be judged on content, grammar, and structure. Deadline for all entries is April 13, 2018.

For over 60 years, Southern Scholarship Foundation (SSF) has been providing rent-free ousing and cooperative living to students. The residents of SSF are students at Flagler College - Tallahassee, Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, Santa Fe College, Tallahassee Community College, and University of Florida. SSF is currently accepting applications for the fall semester, with a priority deadline of MARCH 1, 2018. Click here for eligibility guidelines and application. 

2018 Community South Scholarship Application. Click here for application and eligibility details.

Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is offering six $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors within its chartered territory. Two students in each region (list below) will receive a scholarship. Preference will be given to students pursuing a career in Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, or Veterinary Medicine. Scholarships are awarded to applicants based on academic aptitude, vocational promise, personal attributes, and leadership qualities. For a complete list of eligibility guidelines and to complete an application click here:

The Scholarship Committee of FSCA, formally announces the 2018 High School Student Scholarship Opportunity ($500).

High School student criteria:
 be current 12th graders on track to graduate either during the current spring or summer; and,
 intent to enroll in a postsecondary institution in the upcoming summer or fall following high school graduation.  The application requires a one page, single-spaced essay answering, "How my school counselor made a difference in my high school years?".  Deadline for submissions is April 15, 2018 at 5pm EST. Complete and submit application here.  Any questions can be directed to the Scholarship Committee Chair:


Better Business Bureau Foundation Student Ethics Scholarship for high school juniors and seniors that have shown commitment to Ethical Behavior and Personal Integrity. For more information go to by the deadline of March 30, 2018. 

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors who will pursue degrees in engineering, architecture, or any STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related field! Please see guidance for applications and details. All application materials must be received by the SAME Panama City Post by April 13, 2018.


The Johnson Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarship aid to two dofferent groups of students to attend colleges in Florida starting the Fall Semester of 2018.  

#1 Students with disabilities who attend/will attend one of the twelve (12) State universities. Application deadline is March 1st.  Application can be downloaded at and is titled State University System of Florida application (scroll down to bottom of page). Questions about the JSF program should be directed to the appropriate university campus contact listed on the last page of the application.  

#2 Children of UPS employees or retirees in Florida.  Questions should be directed to Scholarship Managment Services @ 501-931-8217. Application deadline is April 1st. Link to online application is (scroll down to bottom of page).

Biletnikoff Scholarship award gives out over $800,000 in scholarship money to students residing in counties in North Florida (Leon, Madison, Jefferson, Wakulla, Gadsden, Liberty, Calhoun, Gulf, Franklin, and Jackson). We are seeking high quality applicants (minimum GPA requirement of a 3.0) to apply for our scholarship. Its important to note that the smallest scholarship we give out is $7,000 and our highest around $14,000. We, in addition, offer housing stipends of up to $50,000. Please find information on the application and how to apply here:


The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship can be applied for at The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation's namesake, Jackie Robinson.
2018 Application Process Timeline
• February 1, 2018 JRF Scholarship Application due
• April 30, 2018 Notification of Application Status
• June 15, 2018 Final selections announced
To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
• Be a graduating, minority high school senior
• Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
• Show leadership potential
• Demonstrate a dedication to community service
• Present evidence of financial need
• Be a United States citizen
• Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
• Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship


Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship. Available toU ndergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level. Application Deadline: June 1st. Award Amount: $1,000. Eligibility Requirements: Former high school athletes who are enrolled as a full-time student at a two or four-year college. Application Instructions:


Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. As the nation's largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, HSF has awarded more than $550 million in scholarships and provides a range of impactful programs for students, HSF scholars, alumni, and parents. Don't let your students miss their opportunity to apply for an HSF scholarship. The application opens January 1, 2018, and closes March 31, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be selected in June 2018. For more information visit For details about the College Board's other scholarship partners connected to the PSAT/NMSQT® and PSATTM 10, please see our scholarships page.     


2017-18 Scholarship InformationThe AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Plus, a $1,000 grant will be made to every scholarship winner's school. Learn more about the AXA Achievement Scholarship.


Florida State University is pleased to present the application for the Service Scholar Program. The Service Scholar Program recognizes select incoming students with an outstanding record of community service and leadership, and who want to continue that commitment at FSU. The Program benefits include a $3,000 scholarship per year for UP TO four years, participation in a service-learning academic curriculum, exposure to a diverse group of individuals and social issues, and support by faculty and staff. For more information click here. 

The Hagan Scholarship is a need-based merit scholarship for high achieving, self-motivated students in need of financial assistance to attend college. These students will graduate from a public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents. Over three hundred new scholarships will be awarded in April 2018. Hagan Scholars currently attend one hundred ninety four colleges and universities. Click here for website.

Northeast Jackson County Optimist Club "Bringing Out The Best In Kids Scholarship" DEADLINE for scholarship applications is Thursday, March 1, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Click here for details.


Students are now invited to apply for our 2018 - 2019 Visionary Scholarship. All high school students (grades 9-12) are eligible to apply. Deadline is May 1, 2018. All applications for the American College Foundation ("ACF") Visionary Scholarship Program will consist of: 1) a completed ACF Visionary Scholarship Application, 2) a copy of the student's most recent unofficial high school transcript, 3) a 500 word, typed, double-spaced essay. All components of the application must be received for a student to be eligible for an award. Applications are judged on the ability to follow guidelines (25%), grammar and punctuation (25%), and the merit of the written essay (50%). Applicants must be United States Citizens or Eligible Non-Citizens and may be asked to participate in a qualification interview as part of the application process to assist the ACF in ultimately determining the winners. Awards range from $1,000 - $5,000 each; with multiple winners to be selected. Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student's first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student's choosing within the United States. Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are NOT eligible to apply. Click here to apply. 

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes.  Two $500 scholarship winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks beginning on or about October 30, 2017 until May 14, 2018.  Starting September 12, 2017, students can enter online once each entry period.   Click here to register and learn more.  

The Wendy's High School Heisman recognizes 2 winners-one male athlete and one female athlete-from each state. Winning the Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship requires a GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community. Click here for more information. 

The Florida JCI Senate Foundation grants two $1000.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities, or vocational schools. These scholarships are based on academic performance. We also grant a $1000.00 based on academic performance and financial need. Beginning in September of each year the foundation distributes to schools and board of educations throughout Florida the necessary application forms for determination of the recipients of scholarship grants. The deadline for the return of the completed applications forms to the state chairperson is available at