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Student Scholarships

Students, we hope you like our Students Page!  We will continue to add Scholarships as they become available so keep checking back!  If you have any questions please contact our office at 352-544-6418.  Good Luck!

Bayfront Health Spring Hill Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

For more information on the scholarship please visit the link provided..

SoberTimes Scholarship

It is a $500 essay scholarship is geared toward students who make active efforts to fight addiction and substance abuse. 

Deadline is March 31st 2018. 
Please visit the link provided for more information...

Black Educators Caucus Marie A. Lawson 2018 Scholarship Application

For more information on this Scholarship oppuritunity please visit the link provided below

FP Essay Writing Scholarship

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.

Amount of award: One scholarship of $3750.
Please visit the link provided for more information..

Spring 2018 Scholarship

Essay Topic: US 27 has recently been named the 3rd most dangerous highway in America. In your opinion, what factors do you believe lead to this newfound alias? 
If your family was visiting from out of town and traveling US 27, what advice would you give them to make their trip as safe as possible?
Word Count: 700 to 1,400 words
Deadline: May 1st, 2018
1st Place - $1,000.00
2nd Place - $250.00
For more information please visit the link provided..

African American Hernando Student Scholarship

This Scholarship is for African American Highschoolers in Hernando County And/or Student at Pasco Hernando State College, With academic skills, who may have limited financial resources.
By providing assistance through the awarding of scholarship(s) to enable them to pursue post-secondary education. The African American Club of Hernando, Inc. will award two $1,000.00 scholarships in 2018.
Please visit link provided for more application details

LACCA Scholarship

This is a Scholarship for Hispanic Heritage students in a Hernando County High Schools, Who is seeking a College Degree.
Deadline is April 13th, 2018
Please visit the link below for application details

Spring Hill Domino's Club 2018 Scholarship

This Application Deadline is April 13th, 2018
Please visit link below for Application details

Artistic31mama Scholarship

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.

Amount of award: One scholarship of $2500.
Deadline : Dec 25, 2018
For more information please visit the link provided below

The Defending Circle Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is Community service based, but academic are taken in the high most regard.
An essay is required for this Application.
Deadline: March 15, 2018
For more information and application details please visit the link provided.

Suncoast Credit Union Scholarship

The Suncoast Credit Union is awarding three (3) $2,000 Suncoast Credit Union Scholars Scholarships to high school seniors in the Hernando County through the HCEF. Applications will be accepted December 1st, 2017 through March 1, 2018.  Please see link for details. 

"In Honor Of Richard Nugent" Community Service Scholarship 2018

This scholarship opportunity is open to any student who plans on pursuing a future career in Public Services, Law Enforcement, Or Fire Services.
Please see link below for application details.

African American Club Of Hernando,INC. Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria — High School Student:
Resides and attends a public high school in Hernando County.
Achieves a cumulative 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) Of better.
High school transcript must be attached. Official transcript may be requited upon request.
Maintains a minimum of 80% attendance record.     
 Submits two (2) letters of recommendation from their high school faculty/ staff.  Demonstrates evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities and/or  community service.
Fully completed application and essay.
Provides evidence of acceptance at a post-secondary institution  Must be of African American descent,
Eligibility Criteria — Pasco Hernando State College Student:
Resides in Hernando County.
Has completed 12-credit hours at Pasco Hernando State College.  Achieves a cumulative 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA\) or better.
Submits one (1) letter of recommendation from college facility and one (1) letter of recommendation from an individual as a character reference.  Provides documentation to establish financial need  Fully completed application and essay.
Must be currently enrolled at Pasco Hernando State College.  Must be of African American descent.
deadline to apply is April 16, 2018
For application and more eligibility requirements, visit the link provided below

Hernando County Republican Party Scholarship

This scholarship is for any student who graduates in 2018 from a Hernando County school, has a 3.0 GPA or above. Homeschooling is included in this scholarship.
This application and details can be found on the link provided below.

Glen Lakes Garden Club Scholarship

This Scholarship is open to all High School Seniors, who is going to pursue a degree in higher education who has 150 hours of volunteer or community service in the grades      9-12.
The scholarship may be used at any accredited college, university, or technical school.
A GPA of 3.5 or above is required
Please visit the link below for the Application details

Richard Buckingham Community Service Scholarship

Along with your applications you will need:
Student Profile (Biography)
A copy of your official transcript
Three (3) letters of recommendation from teachers or advisors
Letters of reference from someone in each organization or school affiliated program where you volunteer.
Deadline is March 1, 2018
To fill out your application, and for more information, visit the link below

Oak Hill Hospital Scholarship

Terms and Conditions of Scholarship Application:
*The Oak Hill Hospital Volunteer Association Scholarship is a one-time award.
*The applicant must be a Hernando County High School Senior who will pursue a career in the Human Healthcare Field.
*The applicant must have had a 2.5 grade point average for each high school year.
*Scholarship funds are to be used for tuition and books, and are to be paid to the accredited institution by August I st.
Deadline for application is March 31, 2018

SHARC Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a student who:
*Has a likelihood, as determined by his/her guidance counselor and teachers, of successful completion of post-secondary education in a STEM career path

*A junior/senior grade-point average of 2.5 or greater

*Has a demonstrated financial need

*No other or few other scholarships

*Demonstrates voluntary community service and

*Demonstrates good citizenship*
*Must be a student at Nature Coast Technical High School
For more infomation and the application, visit the link provided below

Myhappiface Scholarship Program

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.
Amount of award: One scholarship of $3000.
Deadline : Dec 10,2018
For more information on this Scholarship, please visit the link provided below

Timber Tones Scholarship

In April 2018, the Timber Tones Chorus plans to award as many as four (4) scholarships, of up to $2,000 each.
in order to qualify, the students must be:
*A senior student in a public high school of Hernando County
*Currently enrolled in vocal music classes and/or be participating in vocal music activities at their high school, and anticipate furthering their musical education.
The student scholarship application must include the following information:
*Your musical goal and your plan to achieve it.
*Your music background.
*A transcript showing good standing with an accumulated G.P.A of 3.0 or higher.
*A letter of recommendation from a vocal music teacher.
Completed applications must be submitted to your high school guidance department no later than Friday, March 2, 2018.
For more information and the application, visit the link provided below.

Black Educators Caucus 2018

The scholarship is open to any Hernando County, Florida minority senior planning to further his/her education. This year the Caucus will be giving away two (2) $1,000 scholarships. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.8 or better and show evidence of a financial need.
Deadline to apply is April 27, 2018
scholarship application and qualifications are provided in the link below

Southern Scholarship

We have 27 scholarship houses throughout the state of Florida and are looking to extend our recruitment efforts. We have attached our recruitment flyer & executive summary in hopes that you can share this opportunity with any eligible students you may know.
We accept online applications year-round! However, the sooner students submit a completed application, the better! Our priority deadline for the Fall semester is March 1st. The application timeline, under the student tab on our website, is extremely helpful in keeping up with dates like this. Please spread the word to students, department chairs, co-workers, etc.
Our website is a great source for information, and where the online application can be found

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.
For more information, you can read the application procedure at

Myveganlife Scholarship Program

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.

Amount of award: One scholarship of $2750
Please visit link below for more information

The Charity Fund of Timber Pines Scholarship

The Charity Fund of Timber Pines is offering a Scholarship with the following requirements:
GPA between 2.5-3.2 with a financial need (supply transcript)
U.S.A. Citizen & Hernando County Resident
Essay 100-200 words explaining how volunteering/charitable giving affects your local community and any volunteering you have done.
Biography and intended college/university.

Selections will be made early May, 2018.
Mail complete packet to:  
2018 Scholarship Committee, Charity Fund of Timber Pines, 6872 Timber Pines Blvd., Spring Hill, 


Redfin Scholarship

This Scholarship requires an essay/ this  2,500 biannual scholarship is open to all High school seniors and current college students.
Deadline is January 31st.
Please Visit link for more information

Lene Scholarship

This Scholarship Application is essay required, Deadline is November 20, 2018.
Visit link below for more information

The Sons of Italy Scholarship

This scholarship application requires student to be an Italian descent and a resident of Florida; to have a 3.0 GPA, and a 1100 SAT score or a 23 ACT score, also must be a full time student in Hernando County.
Please visit link below for more information

Mitchell & Crunk Adoption Scholarship

This Scholarship Is open to any high school senior nationwide.
Deadline is May 31, 2018
Award of $1,000.00
Please 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.
Please see link below for more information Scholarship

This scholarship has an award of $1,000.00, The application deadline is February 28, 2018.
Please visit link below for more information

Johnson Scholarship

This is a two part scholarship.
#1- Is to students with disabilities, who attend/will attend one of the 12 state universities
This deadline is March 1st
#2 To the Children of UPS employees or retired who live in florida
deadline- April 1st
Please visit link below for more information

The 11th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

This Scholarship is for any student that enrolled to High Shcool, College or University in the time this Scholarship is presented. This scholarship is a reward off $10,000.00!
Please visit the link provide below for application details. 

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. The deadline is Dec. 31st, 2018.
For more information and for eligibility requirements, please visit the link below

Zippy Passive Income Business Scholarship

Applicants must be attending College by the Fall 2018 semester. The scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account. The Award Amount is $250.00. The deadline is July 31st, 2018.
For more information and for eligibility requirements, please visit the link below

Quit Smoking Scholarship

Apply for ECR's academic scholarship today by telling us how you imagine the world where smoking is eradicated and get a chance to win a $5,000.00 award. Submission deadline is August 30th, 2018.
Please visit the website below for more information

College Success Scholarship

In order to participate in the scholarship contest for the $1,000.00 Award to help in Tuition, applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
• Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university
• Graduating high school seniors who meet the above mentioned criteria may apply
​Deadline is April 1, 2018.
For more information please visit the link below

Suntech Scholarship

SunTech is excited to offer one Hernando County School District employee/immediate family scholarship and one community scholarship for our Automotive Service Technology I Program. Applications are available at and at our 801 N. Broad Street location. Applications are due by Friday, January 5, 2018 at 4:00pm.

The scholarships will cover up to 60% of the total cost of tuition for the Spring Phase of 2017-2018 and Fall Phase of 2018-2019 school years. With a 60% scholarship, the payment structure will be as follows:

Phase 1 – January enrollment
$325 down payment $0 down payment

Phase 2 – August enrollment
$79 per month for 4 months $73 per month for 4 months
​For more information please visit the website 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.

Spiller Law Firm Scholarship

This Scholarship is for Class of 2018 Graduates. This Scholarship is judged primarily on need basis, but does not exclude achievement standards. The amount of this Award is $1,000.00, the deadline is April 29th, 2018.
For more information please visit the website below

FSU Service Scholar Program

The program benefits include a scholarship valued at $3,000.00 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.
Deadline for application is January 18, 2018.
For more information about the benefits, requirements, and application process, please visit the Service Scholar Program website provided below

Diva Writing Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to all students enrolled for any educational program. The award amount is $3,500.00, and the deadline is July 20th, 2018.
Please visit the website provided below for more information and for this scholarships application

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship

This scholarship is available to any High School senior nationwide.
Award Amount: $1,000.00
Deadline: July 31,2018
Please visit the link below for application information

Loans Made Easy Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to all students who are enrolled in any educational program.
Award amount: $1,000.00
Deadline: March 31st, 2018
For more information on this scholarship please visit the website provided below

Benenati Law Firm Futures Scholarship

This scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students nationwide who plan on attending a 4-year college/university or 2-year community college.
*Special Consideration For Applicants Who've Either Been Involved In A Personal Injury Accident or Had A Family Member Recently Involved In A Personal Injury Accident.
Award amount: $2,000.00
Deadline: May 31,2018
Please visit the website below for application information

Best Mattress Guide Scholarship

The applicants must be enrolled in any high school, college or university. The GPA at the time of applying for this scholarship must be at least a 3.0. Applicants must follow the given application procedure carefully and present the important documents required for this program.
Award Amount: $5,000.00
Deadline: March 31st, 2018
For more information on this Scholarship please visit the link below

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 requirment of minimum age.
Award Amount: $2,500.00
Deadline: August 31st, 2018
For more information on this scholarship please visit the link below

Creative Essay Writing Scholarship

Any student enrolled to any educational program, with any major/minor. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is required, and should be at least 16 years of age, to be eligible fir this scholarship.
Award Amount:$3100
Deadline:April 30th, 2018
For more information on this scholarship please visit website below

IOBD2 Essay Contest Scholarship

Applicable to all the students who are currently pursuing their education. The students of All the countries can apply for this scolarship. GPA should be at least 2.5.
Amount of award is $3,000.00
Deadline is July 31st, 2018
For more information please visit the link below

Design My Costume Scholarship

Applicant must be an undergraduate student studying or majoring in the field of clothing/fashion/design. Writing an essay is required for this scholarship.
Award Amounts: 1st-$1000    Next runner up- $500     2nd/3rd- $250 
Deadline: December 30th, 2017
For more information please visit the website provided below

Vape Craft Scholarship Opportunity

Studens who are enrolled to an accreited college or university in the U.S, with a minimum GPA of 2.8 are eligible for these scholarships.
Deadline for the 1st scholarship is December 30th, 2017
Deadline for the 2nd scholarship is June 1st, 2018
Please visit the webite below for more information of these scholarships

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 Scholarship is offering a $1000 dollar award to help pay for education costs, please visit the website below for more details on this scholarship.

2018 FSU Young Scholars Program

The program is designed for students who have completed the eleventh grade in a Florida public or private high school.
To be considered for acceptance, applicants must:
Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA (unweighted)

Have received a score in the 90th percentile or better in math on a nationally standardized exam (i.e., SAT, PSAT, ACT, or PLAN) before the application deadline

Be enrolled in or have completed Pre-Calculus

Be able to commit for the entire six weeks of the program (no exceptions will be made for travel to other summer internship opportunities, sports camps, Mu Alpha Theta, etc.)

Maintain a permanent residence in the state of Florida
Applicaton Deadline is February 15th, 2018
To apply and more information, please visit the link provided below

Science Scholarship

Gear up and compete in this years Generation Nano: Superheros inspired by Science challenge.
Students compete for scholarship money and a trip to Washington D.C. to attend the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival.
For more information on this scholarship please visit the website provided below

Do Something Good Scholarship

This is a  community-oriented $1500 scholarship called “Do Something Good” and it’s designed to encourage students to spend time volunteering in the senior community to make seniors’ lives a little brighter. To enter, applicants (18 years of age or older) are required to submit a photo of themselves helping out the senior community – whether it’s visiting a senior assisted living facility, setting up a senior appreciation event, etc. They must also submit a statement, in 100 words or less, that outlines what they’ve done.
For More information please visit website below

Business and Professional Women, Hernando County 2017 Scholarships

Providing the opportunity for female high school seniors to apply for one of the $1,000.00 Scholarships.
For information please visit the website 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.


Any students who are pursing their education in any institute can apply for this scholarship. The amount of the award is $1,000.00, and the deadline for this scholarship is April 30th, 2018.
Please visit the link below for more information on this scholarship application

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

Hidden Pearls Scholarship

The Hidden Pearls Scholarship is open to all students who are currently enrolled in any college, university, or high school. Two scholarships will be awarded for $1,000. Deadline for first submission is March 31, 2018.
For more information, eligibility requirements, and how to apply, visit the link below.

ECIG Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available to any student currently pursing their education in any institute. They will be rewarding one scholarship of $1,000. Deadline to apply for this scholarship is April 30, 2018 and the winner will be announced on May 25, 2018. 
Please visit the link for more deatils

Loans Made Easy Scholarship

This scholarship is for all the students enrolled for any educational program. The last date to apply for this $1,000 Scholarship is March 31, 2018.
For more details, visit the link below

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.

2017 Technicians in Residential Plumbing, HVAC or Electrical Scholarship Application

This application is intended for students planning a career as a technician in a business that provides residential service for plumbing, HVAC or electrical. This includes HVAC technicians, plumbers and electrician. Deadline to apply for this $1,000 scholarship is December 31, 2017 at 11:59 EST time zone.
For more information and the application, please visit the link provided 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

Love and Dignity Scholarship Program

This scholarship is for students currentyl pursuing their education in any institute.  This $500 scholarship deadline is April 1, 2018.  Please visit the link for more information. Annual Scholarship

Applicants should complete a 1,500-2,000 words essay on essay on a skin care topic.  A panel of BeSkinHost's leaders will choose 3 finalists. Finalists will participate in a phone interview.  The top finalist will be awarded the $1,500 scholarship, which can be used for any educational expenses.  Applications will be accepted from April 10, 2017 to November 25, 2017.  For more information, please view the link

PICKHVAC Annual Scholarship

PICKHVAC is opening their annual scholarship program to students who share the same passion as them.  The winner of this scholarship will receive $1,000 to put towards higher education.  The submission deadline is May 30, 2017.  Please view link for more details.

Best Dehumidifiers Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship is open to all students who are currently enrolled in college, university, or high school.  A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.  The deadline for this scholarship is December 31, 2017.  For more details, 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.

Timber Pines Players Scholarship

Car Seat Research 2017 Scholarship

Car Seat Research is offering an annual merit-based mid term scholarship to all students.  This scholarship requires either an essay or video submission.  The three winning applicants will receive $3,000, $1,000, and $500 dollars towards their cost of education.Deadline for this application is Novermber 30, 2017.  All of the application details and the 2017 essay questions are available on their website at

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 Scholarship is an organization that works toward raising awareness of the alcohol abuse and addiction issues and hope to encourage as many people as possible to realize the potential consequences of their drinking habits.  They award $6,000 in scholarships each year to three winners.  The scholarship recipients will be selected through an essay contest, and essays are judged based on their originality and contest. Next application period begins July 10, 2017 and the application deadline is October 1, 2017.  For more information please visit

MigVapor Scholarship

This is an essay contest for a $3,000 scholarship being awarded to students who share their vision for the smoke-free world each semester.  It is open to undergraduate and graduate students over the age of 18.  Applicants must be accepted to, or currently enrolled in a college or university located within the United States or in the District of Columbia.  The application deadline for the Fall 2017 semester is May 31, 2017.  You can find more information at the link provided.

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

Pacific Medical Training Scholarship

Your submission will be a 750 to 1,000 word essay discussing emergency medical care from the perspective of a medical student. Basic life support is a critical skill for all healthcare providers and advanced and pediatric life support are also practiced by certain nurses and physicians depending on where they are working. Please explain how you will prepare mentally and physically before performing life saving techniques on patients in your career. Working as a healthcare provider can be a stressful and rewarding career. And we are looking for your insight and advice for other students entering the field. Deadline for this essay is August 20, 2017.
For more information, please visit

Parry and Pfau Left-Handed Scholarship

Open to left- or right-handed (or ambidextrous) high school seniors and college or graduate students who live in the United States. Student must enroll in college or graduate school beginning no later than Fall 2017. Winner is not based on financial need, but will be selected by Parry & Pfau’s selection committee based on creativity, humor, and overall quality. Applicants required to upload a video to YouTube.  The deadline is July 31, 2017. 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.