Description: The James Madison Memorial Fellowship is a federal program that offers secondary level teachers (both pre-service and in-service) of history and government up to $24,000 to complete a master’s degree in history, political science, or related fields. To be eligible, you must be, or plan to become, a teacher of American history, American government, or any other social studies class, teaching topics on the Constitution at the secondary school level (grades 7–12). In addition, you must be a U.S. citizen and either possess a bachelor’s degree, or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying.
Florida School Counselor Association 2018 High School Student Scholarship
Senior on track to graduate during the current spring or summer; and, intent to enroll in a postsecondary institution in the upcoming summer or fall following graduation. The application requires a one page, single-spaced essay answering, “How my school counselor made a difference in my high school years?” http://bit.ly/FSCA18StuSch Any questions can be directed to the Scholarship Committee Chair: FSCAScholarship@fla- schoolcounselor.org
Description: The Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship will be awarding $1,200 to help deserving science students. Applicants are required to be high school seniors to graduate students in university, majoring in a science field and pursuing advanced education.
Scholarships will be awarded based on community service, strong academic performance, demonstration of leadership, integrity, financial need, and potential to achieve career goals. Have a minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA Participate in the free or reduced lunch program. Plan to attend a college or university and study education. Have attended a M-DCPS school during all four years of high school.
The scholarship pays only tuition and class fees and is not disbursable in cash.
Funds will be applied after all other scholarships, financial aid, grants and Florida Prepaid College Plan funds have been applied.
Covers the fall and spring semesters only, students must enroll full time for at least 12 credits each fall and spring semester.
Out-of-state students are responsible for any additional out-of-state costs per credit, not covered by the scholarship.
Special fees for the Aviation or Culinary Arts programs are not covered.
Failed or withdrawn courses count toward the 60-credit limit of the scholarship.
In order to be eligible for the scholarship, you must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits by August 20th of each year. If you decide to enroll in additional credits during the semester, you must contact us at 305-237-8888 or at ADS@mdc.edu to recalculate your payment award.
CLASS OF 2018 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
You must currently reside in Miami Dade County.
You must be entering college for the first time or be a graduating dual enrollee.
You must have a cumulative high school weighted GPA of 3.00 or above.
You must be admitted to MDC and registered for 12 or more credits for the Fall 2018 semester.
You must complete the 2018 Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA).
Students obtaining a standard high school diploma through Florida Virtual School will be accepted if they reside in Miami Dade County.
GED recipients must earn the diploma during the time period of May-July 2018 and meet the test score requirements for Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars (i.e. 1290 on the SAT, or 29 on the ACT).
You must meet minimum test scores on approved standardized tests, even if you are DevEd exempted (do not have placement scores for ENC 1101 and/or MAT 1033 or higher). Any combination of the highest available CPT/PERT, ACT and SAT scores are used in determining your readiness (college ready) in the skill area. Scores within a two-year period of the test date are considered valid for eligibility purposes. Expired scores will not be used.
Students without a GPA on their transcripts (e.g., home schooled) must earn the diploma during the time period above and meet the test score requirements for Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars (i.e. 1290 on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT, or 29 on the ACT).