2020 Polk County Scholarships
Polk County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 21% of Polk County residents in Florida over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 14% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.
It’s clear that Polk County residents in Florida will continue to need help paying for college. 15,123 men and 13,235 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 8,269 men 12,204 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Polk County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Polk County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Polk County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Polk County residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for Polk County residents?
There are 446 scholarships totaling $2,573,907.00 available to Polk County residents. You can easily browse through all 446 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for college students in Polk County?
446 scholarships worth $2,573,907.00 are available for college students in Polk County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Polk County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Polk for more options.
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Polk County?
446 scholarships totaling $2,573,907.00 are available for high school seniors in Polk County. 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 Polk County 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 Polk County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Polk County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.
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$10,000 Be Bold Scholarship
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
We love this scholarship because the name doesn't lie - it's easy money. Many scholarship applications make you jump through hoops and require tons of essays and questionnaires. This scholarship application could not be more simple and straightforward.
Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship
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,...Learn More
American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship
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...Learn More
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
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.Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
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.Learn More
Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship
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....Learn More
Rosewood Family Scholarship
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...Learn More
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).Learn More
Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship
Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.Learn More