Other Scholarship Opportunities

The University of West Florida will host its spring Explore UWF Open House on April 1, 2023. This in-person event is for high school juniors, undecided seniors, and their families. Scholarships Applications are open for the full-ride Argo Spirit Scholarship. Argo Spirit is a competitive scholarship for Pell Grant-eligible, first-time-in-college Florida resident students who have overcome obstacles, fought for something important, or made an impact while in high school. GPA and standardized test scores are not taken into consideration. Applications are due April 1

 

The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., celebrates the qualities of determination, focus, perseverance, courage, self-discipline, and leadership on the football field through the Biletnikoff Award, which recognizes the college football season’s outstanding FBS receiver, regardless of position. The Foundation also recognizes and rewards these qualities in our 11-county region by providing financial assistance through merit scholarships to deserving Leon County’s and the eleven area counties’ graduating high school achievers. This scholarship program recognizes the students’ excellence in academic and extracurricular activities. Foundation scholars have succeeded in spite of significant physical, mental, emotional, environmental, and other challenges faced and overcome during their young-adult lives. The Foundation evaluates their academic achievements, character, involvement in school and community activities, as well as the “nature of the challenges they have overcome.” Applicants do not have to play a high school sport to qualify. The Foundation typically awards fifteen scholarships each year. Beginning in 1999, the largest scholarship awarded was named the Tracey Biletnikoff Memorial Scholarship, in honor of Fred and Angela Biletnikoff’s deceased daughter. The Foundation has established another significant scholarship, The Foundation Trustees’ Commemorative Scholarship, which carries the commendation of all the past and current leaders of the Foundation. The Foundation has established a third scholarship in memory of Brooks Rogers, son of Honorary Trustee Sam Rogers, Jr., and his wife Laura. Two other named scholarships are the Foundation Founding Trustees Commemorative Scholarship and the Charlie & Connie Barnes Commemorative Scholarship. Click here for application

 

BBB Torch Award for Ethics Scholarship Award program recognizes college and trade school bound students who personify honorable ethics as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history. Please see guidance, library or your senior sponsors for an application and criteria for this scholarship.  The deadline to complete the application process (including mailing in the required documents) is March 21. 2023.  

The 13th Annual Visionary Scholarship for the 2023 - 2024 school year is now a bi-annual award. There are five (5) awards given with each bi-annual deadline - with a total of ten (10) college scholarships awarded for each school year. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,500 each and may be used at any institution of higher education in the US.  All high school students are eligible to apply – classes of 2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026. Financial need is NOT considered. The application process is free, quick, and easy.  2023 - 2024 Award Year Fall Deadline: November 1, 2022.

 Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern.  We want your school to have a Coke Scholar this year! 

A listing of multiple scholarships that will run out at various times throughout the school year can be found at https://studentscholarships.org/ 

 

 

Seniors: If you are planning on attending Chipola College there are many scholarships posted for your application.  Please check online for application requirements, deadlines, etc.  

 

 
Go to Florida Shines to read more about the Florida Bright Futures Scholarships and view your eligibility. Once on the site, watch the 30 second video "Florida Shines- 30 second tips" to learn more.