2020 Florida Scholarships

Florida is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Florida universities is a whopping $10,013.00 and the total cost of attendance is $29,254.00. 44% of student graduates in Florida graduate with an average debt load of $24,428.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Florida turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These FL scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Florida, and any Florida resident regardless of their interests or background. Florida scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of FL students or FL residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Florida residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for FL residents?

There are 446 scholarships totaling $2,573,907.00 available to Florida residents. You can easily browse through all 446 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Florida?

Moms in Florida are eligible for all the same scholarships as FL residents. Therefore, the 446 scholarships worth $2,573,907.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Florida?

446 scholarships worth $2,573,907.00 are available for college students in FL. In addition, we encourage current college students in Florida to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Florida for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Florida:

Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Barry University
Bethune-Cookman University
Lynn University
Johnson University Florida
Eckerd College
Edward Waters College
Florida Atlantic University
Adventist University of Health Sciences
Florida Institute of Technology
Florida International University
Florida Memorial University
Florida Southern College
Florida State University
Hobe Sound Bible College
Jacksonville University
Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Atlantic University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Florida?

446 scholarships totaling $2,573,907.00 are available for high school seniors in FL. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of FL to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Florida residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to FL students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion Auxiliary - Florida

Applicant must be a member or the daughter or granddaughter of a member with continuous membership in a unit within the Department of Florida for at least three consecutive years prior to date of application. Applicant must be a Florida resident and must attend a Florida school. Application must be requested...

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$1,000.00 January 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Salutatorian Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Central Florida

Applicant must be a salutatorian from a Florida high school.

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$1,500.00 March 15 Apply Now

Valedictorian Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Central Florida

Applicant must be the valedictorian from a Florida high school.

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$2,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship

Sponsor by Florida Department of Education Location 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL

Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen who is a Florida resident and a full-time student. Applicant must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Financial need is required....

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$3,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Rosewood Family Scholarship

Sponsor by Florida Department of Education Location 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL

Applicant must be a direct descendant of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January 1923. Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Application is required for verification. Applicant must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay...

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$4,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now