2022 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 640 scholarships totaling $3,175,206.00 available to Florida residents. You can easily browse through all 640 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 640 scholarships worth $3,175,206.00 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?

640 scholarships worth $3,175,206.00 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:

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 Memorial University
Hobe Sound Bible College
Jacksonville University
Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Ringling College of Art and Design
Rollins College
Saint Leo University
Stetson University
Southeastern University
Trinity Baptist College

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

640 scholarships totaling $3,175,206.00 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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Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Applicant must not be a Florida resident.
Deadline:
March 1
$3,500.00
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Minority Academically Talented Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Applicant must be a minority student. Selection is based upon high school course work, weighted GPA, and SAT I or ACT scores.
Deadline:
March 15
$3,000.00
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Admissions Academic Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Selection is based upon secondary school course work, weighted GPA, and SAT I or ACT scores.
Deadline:
March 1
$1,500.00
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Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship
Sponsor:
Florida Department of Education
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....
Deadline:
April 1
$3,000.00
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Rosewood Family Scholarship
Sponsor:
Florida Department of Education
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...
Deadline:
April 1
$4,000.00
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International Women's Fishing Association Scholarship
Sponsor:
International Women's Fishing Association Scholarship Trust
Applicant must be a graduate student majoring in marine science at an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States.
Deadline:
March 1
$2,000.00
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Student Government Walter Komanski Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Applicant must be a full-time, undergraduate or graduate student, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be active on campus and demonstrate leadership roles in school or community.
Deadline:
February 16
$1,500.00
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National Merit Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Selection is based upon academic achievement and standardized test scores.
Deadline:
March 1
$14,000.00
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NPPF Still Scholarship
Sponsor:
National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
Applicant must have completed one year at a recognized four-year college or university having courses in photojournalism, and must be continuing in a program leading to a bachelor's degree. Applicant must have a minimum of one-half year of undergraduate schooling reamaining at time of award. Award is aimed at an applicant...
Deadline:
March 1
$1,000.00
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Bob East Scholarship
Sponsor:
National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
Applicant must be an undergraduate in the first 3-1/2 years of college or plan to pursue postgraduate work and provide proof of acceptance to the program. Applicant must submit a portfolio of at least five single images and a picture story. Recipient chosen primarily on quality of portfolio.
Deadline:
January 3
$1,000.00
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Donald and Shirley Hastings Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Welding Society Foundation, Inc.
Applicant must be majoring in a welding engineering discipline and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference given to applicants residing or attending school in Iowa, Ohio, or California. Financial need required.
Deadline:
February 15
$2,500.00
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AWSEF Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Water Ski Educational Foundation (AWSEF)
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a current USA Water Ski member. Applicant must be a sophomore belonging to a 2 to 4 year accredited college. Selection is based upon academic qualifications, leadership, extracurricular involvement, recommendations, and financial need. Applicant must submit a 500 word essay.
Deadline:
April 1
$1,500.00
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National Merit Scholar Award
Sponsor:
Florida Atlantic University
Applicant must be a National Merit scholar.
Deadline:
January 15
$7,500.00
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