Current External Scholarships

Scholarships can be used to reduce the loan and/or work components of a financial aid package or supplement the family contribution. Outside scholarships must be reported to ensure that financial aid awards remain in compliance with federal regulations.

Scholarship Tips:

  • Inquire about financial aid programs sponsored by your or your parents’ employers.
  • Pursue financial aid scholarships on the web and through your church, public school system, local businesses, grocery stores, department stores, banks, credit unions, pharmaceutical companies, national brands and companies such as Tylenol, Pepsi-Cola, Kellogg’s, Wal-Marts, K-Marts, etc.
  • Also check with local civic groups and professional organizations.

Scholarships are out there, you just have to take the time to look for them and then apply!

Check back frequently for new opportunities.

Women in Technology Scholarship

Organization: Zonta International Foundation (Zonta Club of Marathon)
Deadline: June 30, 2019
Amount: TBD
Eligibility Requirements: · Please contact Kim Youngblood at kyoungblood528@yahoo.com or (443) 207-4000 to apply for this scholarship.

  • Women pursuing a technology degree or closely related program, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field, are eligible to apply.
  • Women not enrolled in a university are also eligible as long as they submit:
  • Evidence of completed trainings and outstanding performance.
  • Description of current job with information about path that led to that job.
  • Employer confirmation and recommendation or client testimonial supported by evidence.
  • Reason for applying and description of desired career.
  • Evidence of educational project plan (e.g. proof of course opportunities).
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Florida Association of EMS Educators, Inc. Scholarship

Organization: Florida Association of EMS Educators, Inc.
Deadline: June 1, 2019 and December 1, 2019.
Amount: EMT scholarships of $250 and Paramedic scholarships of $500
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Individuals pursuing a career as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic
  • Applicants must attend an approved Florida Training Center. Florida Training Centers are listed here: https://tinyurl.com/ybz53hxp
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Rusty Tweed Economic Scholarship

Organization: Rusty Tweed Scholarship
Deadline:
April 1, 2018
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school students graduating this school year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school.
  • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.
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Karman Healthcare Scholarship

Organization: Karman Healthcare
Deadline:
April 1, 2018
Amount: 
$500 (2)
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled at an accredited college, or university in the U.S.
  • Aged sixteen (16) years or older
  • Open to all college, and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis.
  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 (or equivalent)
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Hubbstaff Scholarship

Organization: Hubbstaff
Deadline:

Amount:
$2,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • College students that are currently enrolled in an IT or tech program.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
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The John Jesensky Scholarship

Organization: John Jesensky
Deadline:
March 1, 2018
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Complete the short essay prompt and fill out each section of the form below to be eligible
  • The short essay should be at least 500 words long
    • Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S
    • Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university
  • If chosen, you will need to be able provide proof of enrollment in your chosen college or university
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College Sports Recruiting Scholarship

Organization: College Sports Scholarship
Deadline:
July 1, 2018
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any current or former student athlete. You do not need to be a college athlete to apply.
  • Current or future college students *High School seniors who will be attending college are eligible.
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Beneath The Sea® – Marine Careers Scholarships

Organization: Beneath The Sea
Deadline:
December 30, 2017
Amount:
varied
Eligibility Requirements:

Our World Underwater – The Rolex Scholarship

Organization: Our World Underwater
Deadline:
December 1, 2017
Amount:
varied
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 21 and maximum age of 26 at the time of the application deadline (December 1st for all regions)
  • Valid citizenship for the relevant Rolex Scholarship (North America, Europe, and Australasia)
  • Applicant has not yet earned a graduate degree by April 1st of the scholarship year and has not yet chosen a clearly defined career path
  • High academic standing
  • Fluency in English
  • Certification as a Rescue Diver or equivalent with a minimum of 25 dives logged in the past two years
  • Evidence of adequate health insurance for duration of scholarship year
  • Submission of a completed diving medical examination form which is found in the application
  • If you are chosen as a scholar, you will be required to pass a NOAA or equivalent physical.
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Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarship and Training Grants

Organization: Women Divers Hall of Fame
Deadline:
October 31, annually
Amount:
varied
Eligibility Requirements:

Divers Alert Network Research Internships

Organization: Divers Alert Network
Deadline:
January 15
Amount:
varied
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Intern candidates must be at least 20 years old by June 01 in the year of application, with an educational track in a science field preferred.
  • Strong candidates for this competitive program will have excellent communication and organizational skills, an established commitment to diving, and goals that would benefit from participation in the program.
  • While diving activity is generally not required for the internship, all activities are diving focused, requiring candidates to be certified scuba divers with sufficient experience to warrant consideration.
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The Commaful Annual National Scholarship

Organization: Commaful
Deadline:
Official deadline is March 31st of every year. Applications before Dec 31st each year will be eligible for additional invite only mentorship and opportunities.
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all majors.
  • This will be judged on creativity and storytelling.
  • Send in 3 short stories (no length restrictions or minimums) or a 1000 word essay about something you’re passionate about!
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College Success Scholarship by Study.com

Organization: study.com
Deadline:
April 1, 2018
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above mentioned criteria may apply.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.
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Steampunk Artifacts Scholarship

Organization: Steampunk Artifacts
Deadline: 
December 1
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time student studying Medicine, Marketing, Accounting, Business, Law or Computer Science or any other related field.
  • GPA of 3.0+
  • All applicants must prove they are a full time student at an accredited institution
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Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

Organization: Laser Spine Institute
Deadline: 
June 15, annually
Amount:
$1,500
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Prove full-time enrollment during the spring and/or summer semester with a school transcript no older than January 1.
  • Intend to continue a full-time enrollment status in the fall semester. Proof of enrollment or acceptance to new school must be provided.
  • Currently have a minimum 3.5 GPA at a university or college.
  • Be seeking a degree in a health- or science-based program, with an interest in pursuing a career in health care.
  • Have an active .edu email address for the university or college they attend.
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OutdoorNinjas.com Scholarship

Organization: OutdoorNinjas.com
Deadline: 
November 30, 2017
Amount:
$1,000
Eligibility Requirements:
The OutdoorNinjas.com Scholarship is available for all outdoor enthusiasts.
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Transtutors Essay Scholarship

Organization: Transtutors
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Amount: $1,000 (3 awards available)
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Scholarship open for all Institutions
  • All majors are eligible
  • Participant should be at least 13 years of age
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Beldon Scholarship

Organization: Beldon
Deadline: September 1st, Annually
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be seeking a degree in business, management, communications, marketing or related field.
  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • Submit a 1,500-2,000 word essay entitled “Beldon Scholarship.”
  • Include their full name and .edu email address in essay document
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Green Visionary Scholarship

Organization: NewSouth Window
Deadline: June 1st, Annually
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements: The Green Visionary Scholarship is open to all students with a minimum 3.5 GPA who are obtaining degrees in marketing, business management, sales, or related fields.
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Pumphrey Law Scholarship

Organization: Pumphrey Law Firm
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a Florida resident
  • Accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Demonstrated good character and academic achievement
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Scholarships for Women

Organization: Open Education Database
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies
Eligibility Requirements: Eligibility requirements for women’s scholarships and how to get a scholarship typically vary from one funding organization to the next.
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Scholarships & Grants for Single Moms

Organization: Open Education Database
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies
Eligibility Requirements: To qualify for school grants for single moms, you will need to verify that you are a single parent by demonstrating head-of-household status with at least one dependent under the age of 18 on your most recent federal tax return. You will likely also need to document your income and financial need by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), particularly if you are applying for a government-funded scholarship or grant.
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Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship

Organization: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Deadline: Applications open September 2017
Amount: Students receive awards valued at up to $45,000 in total support
Eligibility Requirements: The EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides scholarships for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields that directly support NOAA’s mission.
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Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

Organization: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Deadline: Applications open September 2017
Amount: up to $9,500 per year
Eligibility Requirements: The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities.
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Parkon Scholarship

Organization: Parkon.com
Deadline: Applications open December 31, 2018
Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college (undergraduate only) and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
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Social Work Scholarships

Organization: Social Work License Map
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies
Eligibility Requirements: Varies
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Find FKCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Opportunities here.