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Bonsai Finance Scholarship

The Bonsai Finance Veteran’s Scholarship celebrates veteran and dependent students who strive for excellence in their lives. The scholarship provides a one-time payment of $2,500 for current or future education costs. 
Applicants must:
  • Be a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. Military service, or a direct dependent (i.e., son, daughter, spouse)
  • Be a high school senior, high school graduate, or registered as undergraduate students at an accredited college or post high school vocational/technical institution.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Not have previously earned a bachelor’s degree from a college or university.
No purchase or payment necessary for entry. Employees of, Inc and its divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotional or marketing agencies and their immediate family members (spouse, children, parents and siblings) and persons living in family member homes are not eligible. All decisions by scholarship committee are final. Bonsai Finance is not responsible for technical issues which prevent applications from being submitted or considered. 
Click the link below for more information on the Bonsai Finance Scholarship!

DevMountain Scholarship

DevMountain has officially created a scholarship opportunity that can be awarded to anyone looking to further their education.Only one winner will be chosen out of all the applicants per scholarship term. The scholarship winner can use the scholarship toward DevMountain, a four-year degree, online school, trade schools, or any other form of education. If you want to participate, you’ll have to:
1) Read the entry requirements to see if you are eligible.
2) Create a 30-90 second video according to the video guidelines on the application page.
3) Fill out a form and submit your video!
The deadline for our first scholarship term ends October 31, 2018. We will award and announce the scholarship winner in November 2018.
For more information on the DevMountain Scholarship, click the link below! 

Dealsscoop Scholarship

The Dealsscoop scholarship is meant to make education more accessible.
It is for any type of student, and can be used for any educational venture, including college, online classes, and any approved topic where the student is learning a valuable skill.
The eligibility requirement is all scholarship entries must be for an intentional educational purpose, and the prize money must be used toward an educational venture.
How to enter:
  • Download and fill out the application form
  • Write a 500-1,000 word essay on any marketing or educational topic of your choice
  • Send the application form and essay to by email  
The scholarship application deadline is September 1st, 2019, and it is awarded September 30, 2019. Winners will be notified before the award check goes out prior to the September 30th date.
The scholarship value of $500 is to be put toward any form of education is transferred by a check made out to the recipient.
For additional information and application click the link below: 

Fieldboom Annual Student Scholarship

Both current students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to one student and the money will be transferred to their University to go towards the tuition fee.
The student will be chosen based on their creativity in and commitment to what they're studying. The choice will be made by a scholarship committee of 2 marketing experts and 2 entrepreneurs.
To apply, applicants need to submit one piece of work. There are no limits on the form of this work. Examples of work would be a marketing plan, an essay related to business, an overview of an existing industry, etc.
The work will remain the student's property. Fieldboom will only consider the work for this scholarship and will not use it for any other purposes.
The student wholly reserves the right to submit this work to other bodies and publish it elsewhere. If you have any questions about the scholarship, please send an email to 
Application Deadline: December 31st 2018
Application Results Announcement: February 1st, 2019
Scholarship Amount: $1,500 
Link below will provide more details: 

Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship

This scholarship is offering an annual $1000.00 scholarship to High School students interested in attending a Vocational /Trade School or a Community College. 
Application materials:
➢      A typed one-page essay about:
o   How your chosen trade or field is important in today’s society, and
o   How your chosen trade or field can change lives in a positive manner, and
o   How you expect to play a part in making positive changes in the future of your chosen trade or field
➢      High School transcript or GED
➢      One letter of recommendation from a non-family member
➢      A completed application 
➢      This is an annual scholarship that is available every year.  The currently deadline for Fall 2019 semester is June 1, 2019. Payment will be made directly to the Vocational School or Community College.
Submit all application materials listed above to:
Pureland Supply
Scholarship Application
210 Gale Lane
Kennett Square, PA 19348
For more information please visit the link below:

FP Essay Writing Scholarship

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute. GPA must be a minimum of 2.5. You can apply for this scholarship by writing an essay/article (1000-1200 words) on the topic of "Important aspects of personal and home security". Deadline is December 20, 2018. 
Amount of award: One scholarship of $3750.
Please visit the link provided for more information.

Artistic31mama Scholarship

Who can apply: All students who have attained age of 16 years and are pursuing their education presently in any educational institute.GPA should be at least 2.5. You will need to write an decent looking essay on “Best habits to lead a healthy life”. It must be at least 1000 words in length. It should be very well written, no plagiarism shall be accepted. All applications must be sent to: with the title “Scholarship Essay Contest” 
Amount of award: One scholarship of $2500.
Deadline : Dec 25, 2018
For more information please visit the link provided below


Myhappiface Scholarship Program

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.
Applicants must write an essay/article (in at least 1000 words) about topic related to this site. Applications will be taken on a rolling basis. Email your essay/article to: along with your full name, contact information, and school you will be attending.


Amount of award: One scholarship of $3000.

Deadline : Dec 10,2018
For more information on this Scholarship, please visit the link provided below

Bestpicko Scholarship

To participate in the Bestpicko Scholarship award you need to be a current student or have been accepted to an accredited college, university or high school.
You must write and submit an article of 500 to 1000 words that covers one or all of these topics:
-Which tools, products or services help to increase your productivity
-What in your opinion are the simplest means for better health
-How minimalist lifestyle can help you to stay focused on what really matters
-Do you think that health, productivity and minimalism are interconnected or no and why
This article has to be submitted by December 31st of each year, as this will be a recurring $500 scholarship that is given out.
When your article is ready, save it as a Word document (*doc) or PDF file (*pdf) and send as an attachment at with the following information in the body of the email:
-Your First and Last Name
-Your College/University/High school name
-Your Phone Number
-A proof that you’re a current student or have been accepted and enrolled
Please note: submissions that don’t contain all the necessary information won’t be accepted.
For more information, visit the Bestpicko Website Provided below & good luck!

Studio11hairsalon Scholarship

They provide scholarships for all students who have attained age of 16 years are eligible to apply for our scholarship essay contest. Applicants must be pursuing their education presently in any educational institute. GPA should be at least 2.5

To enter our Studio11hairsalon Scholarship, you will need to write an decent looking essay on “How to take care of your hair”. Must be at least 1000 words in length, unique and original. It should be very well written, no plagiarism shall be accepted.

Amount of award: One scholarship of $4000.
Deadline is January 25th, 2019
For additional information please visit the link below..

BTT Scholarship Program

This one time scholarship of $5,000 is applicable for all the students irrespective of the field of their education.
Students of all countries are also eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
GPA should be at least 2.5.
Deadline to apply is March 15, 2019 & winners will be announced March, 2019.
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit a written essay/article in 1,000-1,200 words on the "Importance of staying positive in life."
You should email all the details to: along with:
  • Your Bio-Data/CV/Resume
  • Any proof or Acceptance letter of college or university
For application, visit the link provided below!

Cheap Limousine Service Annual Scholarship

For 17 years, Cheap Limo Service has provided premium quality limousine rental services to the clients from all over Toronto, Canada. With a desire to help students in achieving their study goals we have now launched an annual scholarship program.
Students having an interest in the travel, travel guide, travel safety, survival guide while traveling and camping can let their creative juices flow and write us an article on any of the above topics. The winner of the contest would get from us $500 which can be helpful in funding their future studies. Among thousands of fake scholarship programs that are offering by various websites, we ensure that our scholarship program is 100% real and we will update every winner on our website.You can send your applications on or before 12/30/2018. After assessing all the applications we will declare the name of the winner on 1/1/2019. You will receive your prize within 5/2/2019.
For more information, you can read the application procedure at:

 Frugal Family Fun Scholarship

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.
A minimum of GPA of 2.5 is required. Must be in the United States. Must be 18 years old or older to qualify.
If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please submit your essay or article complying with following requirements on “How to keep the warmth in relationships“. Your essay/article will be judged on creativity, uniqueness, and its overall content.
Must have the following:
-No plagiarism or duplicate article is allowed.
-Minimum of 750 Words.
-Must be delivered in Microsoft Word format.
-Must provide proof of college, university, or high school enrollment.
-Must provide proof of GPA.
Amount of award: One scholarship of $4100.
Deadline is March 15, 2019
For more information please visit the link provided

Myveganlife Scholarship Program

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.
Applicant will have to submit a well written essay, info graphics or article (750-1000 words) on “How can you remain fit forever”. Your essay, info graphics or article will be judged on the level of freshness, creativity, uniqueness, as well as on its content.
You should tell the reason for applying to our scholarship.
You should also email all the details to: along with:
-Your CV/Resume
-Proof of being a student i.e. copy of student ID card etc.
Amount of award: One scholarship of $2750
Deadline is December 31, 2018 
Please visit link below for more information

Lene Scholarship

This Scholarship Application is essay required, Deadline is November 20, 2018.
We can choose more than one winners if we find well researched, information and creatively written essays. 
Topic: Tips to Avoid Hair Fall Naturally
Word counts 600 words or more
Last date for submission: Nov 30 2018, @ 11:59pm
Visit link below for more information:

The "Davis Property Management Real Estate Scholarship"

This scholarship is open to any undergraduate or graduate college students, who want to have a future career in real estate.
Each submission should be between 750 and 1000 words in length. The topic of the essay should be related to careers in the real estate field.  The essay should target and benefit anyone who wants a career in real estate that is just getting started or hasn’t yet begun.  It should speak to these individuals who don’t know much about Real Estate.
Your essay should be written and saved in Microsoft Word, and submitted via email to no later than 11:59 PM PST on January 1st, 2019.
1st Place — the winner will receive a $2,000 check payable to his or her school that can be applied towards tuition and school necessities.
2nd Place — the runner up will get a $250 credit towards real estate clock hours to become a real estate agent
Please see link below for more information:

RMD Essay Writing Scholarship

Students who are currently pursuing their education in any institute are able to apply, the amount of this award is $3,000.
To be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA  and submit a 750-1000 word essay on “How find a best dehumidifier for your home”. All final essays should be submitted to
The deadline is Dec. 31st, 2018.
For more information please visit the link below:

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.

We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:
+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.

Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

Myflyfit Essay Writing Scholarship

Any current, full-time, part-time student of an accredited institute, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 to become eligible. There is no requirement of minimum age.
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write an essay/article (in at least 1000 words) about “How to remain fit while studying”. Applications can be submitted via email along with your essay/article to: containing your full name, contact information, and school you will be attending. The winner will be declared on our website in Sept 2018 and will also be notified via email. Payment will be made via check.
Award Amount: $2,500.00
Deadline: August 31st, 2018
For more information on this scholarship please visit the link below

Ann Hefrey Scholarship

This Scholarship opportunity offers a $6,000.00 divided by 3 students per year. This grant/fund aims to promote the study of tobacco reduction in US population to the next generation of scholars and academics.
For more information on this scholarship please visit the website provided below

Unique Scholarship Opportunities

This website is dedicated to helping students find less competitive scholarships/ award tailored to their personality, interest, and career goals.
Please visit the website provided below if interested.

Gerald Johnson Baseball Scholarship

***2 Students will be awarded annually at $1,000/each (during 2 consecutive semesters and the students must remain academically eligible to recieve the second semester donation). Financial award may be used for tuition and fees and/or books.
Scholarship Criteria:
*Must be a Hernando High School Student
*GPA of 3.2 unweighted on a 4.0 scale
*Complete an essay on "How Has Baseball Influenced Your Life" -  Minimum 500 words
*Any Area(s) of Study
*Must be accepted into college/university by the Awards Ceremony
*Any college or university where the student has signed a "Letter of Intent" to play    baseball at the college/university they have been accepted to.
*Must be enrolled full-time (12 or more credit hours)
*25 hours of community service
*3 letters of recommendation - 1 faculty or administrator, 1 non-family member, 1 baseball coach
*Two years on the Varsity Baseball Team

NAHB National Housing Endowment Student Scholarships

Building upon the proud history of NAHB’s wide range of support for construction education, the National Housing Endowment, Home Builders Institute (HBI), and state and local home builders associations (HBAs) continue to find avenues to educate students on the many opportunities a career in construction offers.

For more information about each scholarship that is offered, please visit the website below.

Bright Futures Scholarship

There have been changes to the Florida law regarding community service for Bright Futures.  For more information, view and visit the website. Annual Scholarship has come up with an annual scholarship for all deserving candidates.  It is a merit based scholarship, and needs a simple essay submission.  The winning applicant will be offered a sum of $500 for educational purposes.  Please view the link for more information, Annual Scholarship is offering an annual scholarship to all deserving students.  This scholarship is based on merit of the students, and needs an essay submission.  The winning applicant will be offered a sum of $1000 toward their costs of education.  For more information, please view the link

Common Knowledge Scholarship Competition

CKSF Scholarship Facts:
  • All U.S. high school, college, and graduate students are eligible (parents can compete, too)
  • Scholarship competitions consist of one or more quizzes with topics ranging from general "common knowledge" to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies
  • Current and upcoming scholarship quizzes will appear in your account once you register
  • Scores are based on a combination of time and accuracy
  • Results are always accessible from our homepage
  • Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win
  • Award amounts range from $250 to $2,500
  • CKSF scholarship awards may be used at any post-secondary school in the U.S.
For more information, please visit the link. Scholarship

This scholarship is an essay contest available to all students.  
Applicants must submit a typed essay (1,000–1,500 words) answering the following questions:
Why do you see drug abuse and addiction as a problem for individuals and society?
What is the best way for society to overcome the issue of drug abuse, and why?
What would an addiction-free world look like, and how would it differ from the world today?
What message do you have for current addicts?
The essay must include the word count and be signed with a full name (both first and last name), along with the applicant’s email address, phone number, and permanent address.
The winning applicants will be determined based on the essay content, style and originality. Judges are looking for logically organized and well-supported essays.
For more information, please visit the link.

The National CPR Association Scholarship

This scholarship program is open to all college students who are currently enrolled in a nationally accredited institution providing medical education.  Simply submit an essay outlining a past experience with lifesaving techniques or how to use these techniques in a future lifesaving situation.  More details are available at

Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students

The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education. For more information, please visit

Bright Future's Scholarship Program

Students apply for this scholarship by submitting the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) beginning December 1st of their senior year, and by no later than August 31st after they graduate.  To apply and view all grant opportunities and the necessary  requirements, please click on the link below.
For additional information here is the link for the Bright Futures Handbook

Student Volunteer Opportunities

The Hernando County Education Foundation has volunteer hours available throughout the school year for students, parents, teachers and community members looking for opportunities to gain experiences in education and/or fulfill community service hours.  No matter how you volunteer, the rewards are many and exceed the good feeling you will get from helping our students and schools. You will be making a lasting difference in the life of a student through your time.  To volunteer please contact our office at 352-544-6418 or email

Disney College Program

  Disney College Program

The Disney College Program is a 4-6 month internship program located at the Walt Disney World® Resort near Orlando, FL and the Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, CA. This program has three key components - Living, Learning, and Earning:
  • EARNING: Participants work in front-line roles in our Theme Parks and Resorts, gaining real world experience and exposure to the operations of a Fortune 500 company.
  • LEARNING: Participants take part in college-level coursework and may have the opportunity to earn college credit.
  • LIVING: Participants live in company-sponsored housing with people from all over the country, as well as the world. For more information about the Program and Housing Fees please Click Here.

You can learn more about this exciting program by visiting

Florida State University Service Scholar Program

The Service Scholar Program is a four-year, comprehensive, co-curricular program. Service Scholars will complete a minimum of 75 service hours per semester (45 hours for first-semester first-year students), participate in individual and group service projects, attend regular meetings, engage in coursework tailored to each year in the program, and promote community participation among their peers. The program includes an annual $2,400 scholarship, which is automatically renewed each year, provided requirements are met.
Applications will be open late November
For full website details, and information regarding additional grants to apply for within this program visit the link below.

Edward Waters College Scholarships

Edward Waters College is a private, historically black college, located in jacksonville FL, whose future is lined with pride, growth, and success. Edward waters College offers a large variety of financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
To view all of the available scholarships and the individual requirments please visit the link below.

Great Value College Scholarships

This scholarship is directed toward Floridian high school students who are hoping to be the first in their families to graduate from college. The application is simple and explained at the link provided below.  The total reward is $1,500.

Check out the link below for other college related resources.

Florida JCI Foundation Scholarship

The Florida JCI awards two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors.  An additional $1000 scholarship is awarded for students in financial need.
Students must be U.S. Citizens and plan to continue their education at an accredited post-secondary college, university, or vocational school.
These scholarships are based on academic performance.
Please Click on link below for additional information and application (Please be sure to read all info)

Cornell University Interest

Please click on the link below for all opportunities.

Oral Roberts University

Get nominated for up to $20,000 per year. Find out how by clicking the link below!

Hernando Historical Museum Association Junior Docent Program

This is a summer program for teens to be specially trained by the Hernando Historical Museum Association. This location is an approved Bright Futures Association location.
Volunteer Opportunities Include:
Jr. Docent
Museum Greeters
Grounds Assistants
Special Event Assistants
Please click on the link below for more details.

IONA College Grants

Iona College is proud of its history of offering an Honors programs to academically talented students. 
The program is designed to meet the educational needs of the most highly motivated students through a challenging curriculum.  The course of study is designed to develop intellectual curiosity, analytic abilities, and awareness of ethical and civic responsibilities.
Click the link below to learn about Iona College, and how to apply for their scholarships.

Invitation to Harvard Princton, University of Virginia, and Yale Student Programs

The above named Universities host evening programs for students and parents. They have created a separate website so that students may register for those programs. Please encourage your students to visit and know that we would welcome your presence at those events too!

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College is committed to working with students and their families to ensure that the ability to pay does not become an obstacle to a Gettysburg education.

Please Click on the Link below to view information about Gettysburg College and all they have to offer!

Scholarship Points Award

Win FREE scholarship money for college!
Check out the link below to join!

Additional Scholarship Website

Good Call Scholarship Search

Search for scholarships that meet your specific needs! Just click on the link below and get started!

Additional Scholarship Link

Florida International University Financial Opportunities

Through, (a free online portal) students can earn micro-scholarships toward an undergraduate  education at FIU.
Students can start earning as early as 9th grade!
please visit for further details.

Go Clean Scholarship

This Go Clean Scholarship program is an open to all the students who are currently enrolled for educational program in any educational institute anywhere . Any student can apply for our scholarship program for receiving an award of $3500 and this is a scholarship that will be renewed every year.
Applicants must:
  • Apply to the contest via email & provide their name, address, & the name of the the institution you are attending/ planning to attend.
  • Must provide  written esay of 500-750 word by the deadline of March 31st, 2019 (for the essay topic, please visit the link provided below)
  • & must have a minimum GPA of 2.5


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Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Hernando County's Teacher of the Year, Traci Athanason, from Spring Hill Elementary School! Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Hernando County's Teacher of the Year, Traci Athanason, from Spring Hill Elementary School!