Open JU Scholarships - Most of our scholarships are for continuing JU students and require only one application. If you see a listing that has its own application, it will have that info on how to apply. For the JU Common Scholarship Application, click here and apply today!
The PGA Tour Scholarship in Honor of Billy Walker - $2,000 for five students from the five county area around Jacksonville. Recipients must beworking to assist in paying for their education and must be trying to make a difference in their community.
Judge William L. Durden Memorial Nursing Scholarship- Donated by Baptist Health in memory of Judge Durden, a former Jacksonville Circuit Court Judge, JU Alum, and 'Distinguished Dolphin'. Awarded by School of Nursing.
The 2013-2014 George Ballis Theater scholarship- For a talented and financially needy Theater Arts student. $1,000 award.
W. Paul Bateman Scholarship- For a male student from south Florida.
Brewster Durkee Scholarship- For a deserving student with financial need.
Steven and Blanche Koegler Scholarship- For first time freshmen with high achievement and financial need.
The Riverside Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the awarding has sponsored a JU School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarship in the amount of $10,836. It is for JU SON DNP a 2nd year student whose doctoral project focuses on the provision of health care to an underserved population. The scholarship awarded will be applied toward student tuition. Two scholarships will be awarded.
Criteria for Scholarship:
Currently enrolled in JU SON DNP program
Satisfactory completion of at least one semester of DNP coursework
Cannot be a fulltime JU employee
Project must address needs of underserved population
Please provide a one page description of your proposal. In the proposal, provide specifics on the population the project will serve as well as a description of services provided. Describe the need this population has that will be addressed by this proposal and what interventions you propose to address this need. Provide detail on how the outcomes will be measured as well as the short and long term goals and objectives. Lastly provide any support that your project has from outside sources as well as a timeline for completion of the project. Application Deadline:All applications must be submitted electronically to Dr. Hilary Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org
by October 15, 2013
Catherine 'Catie' Carter Nursing Scholarship - The Jimmy Carter family and JU have established a scholarship to encourage new nurses like the ones who cared for Catie before she lost her battle with young life to Cancer.
Scholarship recipients shall be selected from an applicant pool, with priority given to those applicants who are:
a. practicing nurses at Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital pursuing a BSN, [first priority]
b. practicing nurses at Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital pursuing an MSN, [second priority] and
c. other highly qualified nursing applicants specializing in pediatric nursing. [third priority]
Contact Stephanie Bloom in the JU School of Nursing ( 256-7286) if you'd like to be considered for this special award. Download application here.
The North Florida Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Association announces their 2013-2014 Doug Milne Scholarship. Are you Interested in the Food Industry? How about music, advertising, design, sales, marketing, manufacturing, nutrition, or retail? If you are, you could earn a scholarship worth $1000-$2000. Restricted to students enrolled in Jacksonville colleges and universities, so this is almost designed just for you! Apply today. Deadline is October 28, 2013. Applcation packets to be submitted to the JU Financial Aid Office. Click here for more info.
JU's newest scholarships to be awarded to incoming freshmen in 2013 but no application is necessary:
Alexander DeGance Barnett Pre-Law Scholarship
Ted Allen & Bill Robertson Scholarship
Richard H. Baker and Peter J. Luciano Scholarship
Shirin & Bruce Brenick Scholarship
Kirk Brennan Scholarship
Debbie & Lathun Brigman Scholarship
Amy Cavanaugh Scholarship
C. P. Cost Scholarship
Tim and Stephanie Cost Scholarships
Margaret Dees and Family Scholarship
Gerald Keith Downes Scholarship
Denny & Robin Doyle Scholarship
Thomas & Maryanne Ethier Scholarship
Renee Finley Scholarship
Crystal & Michael Freed Family Scholarship
Mark and Meredith Frisch Scholarships
The Francine Greene Memorial (Sodexo) Scholarship
Lowell Haga Scholarship
Michael & Catherine Howland Scholarship
Jackson Lewis LLP Pre-Law Scholarship
David & Janie Jones Scholarship
Matthew and Alexis Kane Scholarships
Kern Family Scholarship
Corey Lovrich Memorial Lacrosse Scholarship
Rick & Lynn Mullaney Scholarship
Murray Family Scholarship
Robert & Shirlee Negaard Memorial Scholarship
Patricia A. Parrish Scholarship
Carole Poindexter /DCOB Scholarship
Gil & Nancy Pomar, Jr. Scholarship
Margaret & Fitzhugh Powell Scholarship
Gerald & Gloria Rotter Scholarship
George and DiAnne Scanlon Scholarship
Karey Schall 'Follow Your Heart' Scholarship
Dr. Hugh Van & Mrs. Lucielle Seaton Scholarship
Daniel D. Smith Scholarship
Linda & David Stein Scholarships
Art Stites Scholarship
Monique Tubbs Scholarship
John & Janet Wilbanks Scholarship
The Willette Family Scholarship
Williams Family Honoring Kerry Romesburg Scholarship
Charles & Camille Wodehouse scholarship
And for 2014-
Mark and Meredith Frisch Men's Golf Scholarship
2013-2014 Scholarships Awarded
Lillian Junco dela Vega Lacrosse DCOB Scholarship
Bert Thomas DCOB Scholarship
Nicholas Rodriguez, Nathra Altheeb, Michael Viprino, Nevardo Cayemitte, Joseph Shapiro, Shane Kendry
Richard Sanborn DCOB Scholarship
Jessica Desiderio, Maycee Dioneda, Justin Wiggins, Matthew Shank, Morgan Christiansen, Tanja Leiser
Dr. Levis McCullers Non Traditional Student Scholarship
Peter Carlton Anderson DCOB Scholarship
Eddie Harper and Debbie Douglas (Alpha Delta Pi) Scholarship
Sodexo Spirit of JU Scholarship
George Ballis Theater Scholarship
Zimmerman Family Scholarship in International Business
Nevardo Cayamitte, Frank Perryman
TH & JP Moorer NROTC Award
Jacob Golightly Math Award
Drs. Lewis and Boehnke Science Scholarship
W Paul Bateman Scholarship
Dr. and Mrs. Herman Harms Scholarship
CDR Rick Murray Scholarship
PGA TOUR Billy Walker Scholarship
2012 David Wiggins International Business Scholarship
2013 David Wiggins International Business Scholarship
Brewster Durkee Scholarship
Captain’s Club Scholarship for Marine Science
Justina Dacey, Madelyn Woods, Courtney Fletcher, Jenell Larson, Brett Durda
Marine Science Trustee Scholarship
Andrea Leontiou, Alexander Brehm, Lindsay Gerzel, Kaitlyn Dietz
2011-2012 Don B Creager Botany Scholarship to graduating Senior
Brown & Marion Whatley Art Scholarship
Judge Durden Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Catherine (Catie) Carter Nursing scholarship
C F Cook MBA Scholarship
Tillie Fowler NROTC Scholarship
Lomaro Caldwell, Eric Merbach
|Baptist Auxiliary Scholarship
Elizabeth Edgar Hall Scholarship
Current Outside Scholarship Opportunities - A few are open to high school seniors
BigSun Scholarship- The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. They are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. Amount of Award - $500.
Deadline - June 21, 2013. Please visit their website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
BusinessDegree.com/Scholarships -- is a comprehensive database of scholarships for anyone interested in pursuing a degree in business. The directory filters scholarships by a variety of characteristics, ensuring students find ones that they are eligible for.
The P.E.O. Foundation is a nonprofit corporation established in 1961 to encourage tax-deductible giving to the educational and charitable projects of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Please visit their website for information of these opportunities:
P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education
P.E.O. Scholar Awards
P.E.O. STAR Scholarship
Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing their efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions. AWARD VALUE: $1,000. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on this topic: What have you done outside the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by the post secondary institution that you are hoping to attend? Also, which of these qualities means the most to you? The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: email@example.com. DEADLINE: June 14, 2013.
Sunoco Rewards Scholarship- Sunoco is offering a $1000 scholarship to one future marketer. Respond to the following essay question in 500-1000 words: Companies will often use different marketing strategies to cultivate loyal customers; however, brand loyalty is a huge challenge in the fuel and convenience store industry. Most consumers choose their stops based on price or location. What are 3 creative ways to build a loyal following in the fuel and convenience store industry? Complete details here. Deadline is June 15.
The Company Corporation Business Plan Contest Prize is $1,000 and is awarded four times per year. The next deadline is June 30. The scholarship is geared at young entrepreneurs and business majors but is open to students in any field at both the undergraduate or graduate level. To enter, students must submit an original business plan (it can be something they created for a class, as long as it is their own work). You can learn more about the scholarship and enter here.
VideoSurveillance.com $1,000 Scholarship Program- Are you a creative individual? Do you have something important to say? Are you a motivated student who wants to succeed? If you answered “yes” to these three questions, then they want to hear from you! They’re not going to make you write an essay. Instead, they want to hear from you in the form of a one-minute video essay. If this sounds like something you’d like to participate in, we encourage you to apply. Deadline June 25.
The My Alarm Center Scholarship- At My Alarm Center, they are proud to support those who are studying to make our neighborhoods a safer place. Write a security-focused essay for a chance to win a $1000 scholarship to put towards your college tuition. Deadline July 1, 2013. Here is the website.
Offers.com is offering a $2,500 scholarship for any US Citizen or Permanent Resident student, 18 or older, attending school at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States. Submit an essay on how you use the Internet to save money on your college expenses. The student with the best essay on the topic will receive a $2,500 scholarship. Contest ends December 15, 2013. See website for details.
The Language Learning Scholarship Contest is in honor of renowned linguist and language educator, Dr. Paul Pimsleur. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one qualifying student with the most thought-provoking and well-reasoned essay as judged by a panel of Internet Order LLC staff members. Deadline: July 31st. Details on how to apply.
2013 AES Scholarship - The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible, answer the essay questions found on their site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. There is an October 4, 2013 deadline for this $500 scholarship.
Broadview Gives Back – Community Service Scholarship – For students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Our Purpose-Keeping true to Broadview-Katella’s mission of empowering people through education, Broadview Gives Back was instituted to insure that those who strive for higher education can have the financial means to do so. It is our goal to offset the rising cost of college education by awarding qualified students $2,500.
Funding- A $2,500 award is to be disbursed from Broadview-Katella in the form of a check, once every fiscal quarter to the scholarship recipient.
Qualifications- Applicant must be a student enrolled in an accredited community college or university with at least “part-time” status. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants based on the best response to the essay question. Application details and more information here: http://www.findmywayhome.com/scholarships Deadlines: February 15th, May 15th, August 15th, November 15th.
Florida Sea Grant
offers a wide range of scholarship and fellowship opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students. The Aylesworth Scholarship, for example, will pay a student up to $10K per year for the duration of their degree program and is open to any FL university student working in a marine related field. Information available at this website
or go on Facebook, search for Florida Sea Grant, and 'like' our page. It is the first such page that comes up on a FB search, and is the one classified as a 'university' page.
Rolling deadline, so check back in the fall for the Aylesworth application.
Hurst Review Services & the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is offering Nursing scholarships to students pursuing professional degrees. Hurst Review Services, the fastest growing NCLEX Review Company in the country, and the AACN have partnered to award scholarships to students pursuing professional nursing degrees. The new scholarship program is available to pre-licensure students enrolled at member AACN schools (JU is a member school). Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded twice yearly. http://www.hurstreview.com/AACN
DOMO - DOMO Scholarship For Business Management
Amount of Award: Two (2) $2,500 Scholarships
Deadline: For the 2013 - 2014 academic school year, Aug. 31.
General, Business, Business Management, Analytics
DiscountOfficeItems.com - Future Business Leadership Scholarship
The Future Business Leader Scholarship is designed to help college students interested in pursuing a career in business (in any capacity) connect with one of the core tenants of business success that Discount Office Items prides itself on and has stood the test of time; customer service. Write a 300-500 word essay telling us about a time that you provided excellent customer service and the benefit provided to the business, or, a time in which you received excellent customer service and how that affected your view of the business. Amount of Award: $2,000
Deadline: June 30, 2013 Details: http://www.discountofficeitems.com/scholarship/
CEO.com - CEO of Tomorrow Scholarship- As a source of information and inspiration for chief executives, CEO.com is interested in the success of not only the business leaders of today, but also the CEOs of tomorrow. For this reason, we are awarding a $2,500 scholarship to students interested in business leadership and/or entrepreneurship. We would like to find out about your higher education experience and how you think it can be improved to better prepare students for the business world. The following submissions are required to be considered for the scholarship: 1.Online survey, 2.Essay (500-1000 words)
Deadline: July 1, 2013. Visit the website for details: http://www.ceo.com/ceo-of-tomorrow-scholarship/
The http://www.sktees.com/ website hosts a monthly T-Shirt design contest in which people submit their artwork based on a preselected theme. The artwork is then voted on the by the community and the winner receives their choice of $200 cash or a $400 scholarship to the school of their choice + $1 for every shirt sold past 144. Visit the site for more information!
WaterFilters.NET. specializes in distributing water filtration systems and are driven by fostering the conversation on engineering solutions to the world's water problems. Starting this year they are offering a semi-annual essay based scholarship for students interested in helping them solve these issues. The scholarship awards $500 to the winner of the contest. Deadline extended to July 31. Follow the link to the scholarship on their website with all details:
Joseph A McAlinden Divers' Scholarship - Offered specifically to Navy and Marine Corps Divers and their eligible family members. The McAlinden Scholarship provides financial assistance for full-time undergraduate and graduate students, as well as advanced diver training, certifications, and recertification's. Undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled in a traditional classroom setting, participating in one of the following areas of study: Oceanography, Ocean Agriculture, or Aquaculture. The scholarship is need based, and ranges from $500 up to $3000 per academic year, for the eligible student's education. Scholarships and no-interest loans are available, provided solely on the basis of the applicant's financial need in accordance with policies established by the Society's Board of Directors.
Eligibility: The applicant must be a Navy or Marine Corps active duty or retired diver, and their family members in an approved field of study. www.nmcrs.org/education
No deadline: enrollment is open. Questions? Telephone: (703) 696-4960 DSN: 426-4960 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The FreeLegalAid.com Entrepreneurship Scholarship:
A scholarship offered to the student who writes the best short essay on access to law per the guidelines set forth on www.freelegalaid.com/scholarship Free Legal Aid is one of the oldest websites offering completely free legal resources. This scholarship requires an easy application form submitted through email. See the website for details.
The Techlaw LLP Entrepreneurship Scholarship:
Techlaw LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm, handling trademarks, copyrights and patents. A scholarship offered to the student who writes the best short essay on intellectual property law per the guidelines set forth on www.TechLawLLP.com/scholarship This scholarship requires an easy application form submitted through email. See the website for details.
StreamlineRefinance.net - Scholarship for Finance & Economics
Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline: December 15, 2013
Finance, Economics, Investment, Business
Done Plumbing & Heating is offering a $500 scholarship for students who are inspired by DIY tasks. The award will be granted towards higher education. You must be 18 years or older to apply and must be accepted into a trade school or collegiate organization. We are looking for an original DIY project that pertains to your job interest.
The assignment is to create a DIY tutorial video that shows your process from beginning to the end. You will be judged on creativity and usefulness. To apply, create this effective tutorial and upload this to YouTube. Then, send the URL of your posted video to email@example.com along with your name, school you are enrolled in, and your area of study. See the website for more info. Deadline: December 31st, 2013
Rock Hound Scholarship – for students currently enrolled in college and residing in the United States. Fill out form and $500 word essay (Why do you feel science is so important in today's world?). Value of Scholarship: $500. Deadline: Dec 25th, 2013 11:59pm. Click here for their website and application information.
Disguise your External Hard Drive Scholarship Contest -Datatech Labs has seen far too many cases of hard drives being stolen because hard drives can be very valuable and they look like hard drives. This year, we are giving students the opportunity to come up with a creative hard drive disguise in order to prevent hard drives from being stolen. You must be a high school senior who has been accepted into a college/university/trade school or a student that is currently enrolled in one of these schools. We want to see how creative you can be with your disguise of the external hard drive. Creat your disguise, take a picture of the disguise in action, post images on Pinterest, and send us the link to your board. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship that goes towards college tuition. Deadline: December 31, 2013. Application URL.
SmileReef - Pediatric Dentist of Tomorrow Scholarship
Amount of Award: $500
Deadline: March 15, 2014
Medicine, Dentist school, or specialization school, or will be attending within 1 year
Application questions? Call J. Gabrynowicz at 256-7716 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.