Scholarships and Financial Opportunities
Scholarships are funds that are awarded to students help with the cost of their educations. Unlike student loans, scholarships do not have to be repaid. Numerous scholarships and grants are awarded every year. Scholarships may be received because of academic excellence, financial need, artistic or athletic talents etc. When you complete the FAFSA, Florida Financial Aid Application , and college admission application, you will automatically be considered for some scholarships and grants. However, it’s best to start applying for scholarships well before you apply to a college or university.
- UCF Office of Financial Assistance
- The Hispanic College Fund
- Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando
The largest non-profit organization in Central Florida dedicated to providing scholarships to Hispanic students pursuing a college or university degree.
- The Washington Center Website
U.S. Department of Justice, U.S Department of Education, U.S. Marshals Service etc.
- Black College Dollars
SallieMae sponsored search of over 300 scholarships primarily for ethnic minority students
- United Negro College Fund
Learn about various scholarship programs and find out how you qualify
- Ron Brown Scholars
Scholarship program for promising young African Americans with excellent academics, leadership, community involvement, and proven financial need
- Gates Millennium
By recommendation: African-American, Hispanic, Asian-Pacific Islander, or American Indian, US citizen or legal resident, 3.3 GPA, demonstrate financial need (must be eligible for Federal Pell Grant). Leadership abilities through community service, extra-curricular activities
- Community College Transfer Scholarship
Offered in collaboration with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, this program provided scholarships to Latino students transferring from a community college to an approved, accredited higher education institution.
First Generation Resources
- McNair Scholar
For students wishing to pursue a Ph.D.
- First In My Family
Exclusively for Hispanic First Generation Students
- American Dream Program
Established in partnership with the United Negro College Fund, the American Dream Scholarship Program is open to African Americans with financial need
- Unmet Need Scholarship
Students with unmet financial need and 2.5 GPA
- United Negro College Fund
Learn about various internships and find out how you qualify
The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership.
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
CIP’s goal is to expose young Latinos to the legislative process and to strengthen their professional and leadership skills, ultimately promoting the presence of Latinos on Capitol Hill.
- Jersey Intern
A database for Internships
- TeamWork Online
Law School Information
- Council on Legal Education Opportunity
Prepare for Law school admission and research scholarship information
- Boston College Law School Locator
The Boston College Law School Locator lists the 25th to 75th percentile LSAT scores and GPA ranges of first year classes at accredited law schools
Medical and Dental School Prepatory Summer Programs
- Summer Medical and Dental Education Program
FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation