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Scholarship Applications

The Kathy Abbaticchio Robinson and Laurence William Robinson Scholarship to the Broward Technical Colleges

The Robinson Scholarships funds will be awarded to a current or future Broward Technical College post-secondary students for the purpose of continuing their education at either Atlantic, McFatter or Sheridan Technical College in the Building or Construction Industrial Trades.

The criterion for selection is:

•            Scholastic aptitude and performance

•            Achievement / Completion in their technical program

•            Financial Need


  1. $2000 Scholarships will be granted for enrollment at Atlantic, McFatter or Sheridan Technical College.(4 per college for a total of 12 -$2000 scholarships from this very generous donation)  Funding will be paid directly to the Registration office or the Bookstore at Atlantic, McFatter or Sheridan Technical College. Completion of a Building Trades or Construction program is a requirement of this scholarship.  Failure to complete or withdrawal from a program may result in the student being responsible for the money disbursed.

Each applicant who is a current student will need to include:

1)  A summary one-page printout of their grades (the unofficial transcript)

2) The completed application below. (Signature Page certifies the application and documentation are complete and accurate.)

3)  An essay stating your career goals in the construction or building trades and how receipt of this scholarship award would help you achieve these goals (250 words maximum).


IMPORTANT: This original application must be typed for legibility purposes, the hard copy, and original signature page, will be submitted to your Broward Technical College Advisor Advisors and copied to  Kim Curry, Community Relations Coordinator at [email protected]

Application Link

Horatio Alger CTE Scholarships - Open to all CTE students

500 Horatio Alger CTE Scholarships are available!

Students (18-35) can earn up to $2,500 for a Certification or Technical program.The funds can assist students with tuition, fees, supplies, uniforms, transportation, etc…

You are SCHOLARSHIP MATERIAL! You must be going into a program that is 2 years or less.

This is NOT for a 4-year degree. Opens each year March 15-June 15.

Choose a program and apply:


My understanding is that they only need to be enrolled in a CTE program in August 2024, so students who enroll in March and Summer and are still enrolled/ have not yet completed in August are eligible as well.  The representative listed below is willing to assist students applying for Horatio Alger scholarships with their applicaitons.  Her contact information is:

 Julia Kasper

ACTE: Association for Career and Technical Education

Senior Manager, Outreach and Scholarships

[email protected]

Florida Design and Construction Professionals

The mission of our organization Florida Design and Construction Professionals (FLDCP) is to promote education, networking, goodwill, and philanthropy of the design and construction industry. 


Annually, FLDCP offers students scholarships to our local technical schools, colleges, and universities. This year, the organization has earmarked $6,000.00 to be distributed amongst the qualifying applicants. We would greatly appreciate your support to advertise the initiative to your students. We intend to announce the recipients at our monthly luncheon in July 2024.

 We are excited by the possibility of making a difference in our community!

Application Link


The Heidi Dennis Wonder Woman Scholarship is a one-time, need-based scholarship that provides financial assistance and mentorship to women who are pursuing higher education or vocational studies in order to support themselves and their families. This $1500 scholarship may be applied to education-related expenses such as tuition, books and supplies, testing and graduation fees, and more.

As part of the scholarship award, recipients will also be enrolled in our LIFT (Leaders Inspiring Future Trailblazers) Mentorship program where they will be paired with a mentor for one full year to support them on their journey to advance their education, career and personal goals. Participation in the LIFT Mentorship Program is a requirement of the Heidi Dennis Wonder Woman Scholarship award.

To qualify you must:

  • Identify as a woman
  • Have a GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Minimum second year student at an accredited college, university, or trade school located in South Florida
  • Reside in Broward, Miami-Dade or Palm Beach Counties
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or be on a student visa
  • Qualify for financial aid
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a professional entity
GED® Out-of-School Youth Program / Get your GED® for free! - AWARDS ARE ONGOING

GED® Prep students ages 16-24 are eligible for free GED® tuition and testing through this out-of-school youth (OSY) grant.  See flyer below and speak with your GED® instructor or Mr. Dominique Joseph (the GED® counselor) for how to participate in this program.

Out-of-School Youth program flyer

Community Service Block Grant - AWARDS ARE ONGOING

Community Service Block Grant

Click here!

The Community Service Block Grant Self-Sufficiency Case Management Program assists individuals and families in setting goals, learning skills and accessing services needed to remove barriers to help customers become self-sufficient.

CSBG Provides:

Case Management Services
Education Assistance: Tuition, Books & Supplies
Employment Assistance
Housing Assistance


Attend Orientation on the first Friday of every month at 9:30AM at the Edgar P. Mills Multipurpose Center located at 900 NW 31st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. Phone: 954-357-5025


Webstaurant Store Scholarships - AWARDS ARE ONGOING

The Webstaurant Store Scholarship program is now offering two $5,000 grants to eligible students to help further their education in the fields of culinary arts or hospitality. We want to reward current or prospective students enrolled in a culinary arts program or majoring in Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management.

Whether you’ve already begun your secondary education or you’re in the exciting stages of choosing the right program, we invite you to apply. The scholarship program is also open to students who’ve come by their diploma through a GED program or non-traditional learning environment. We’ve set up each grant to be inclusive and support the next generation of passionate chefs and restaurant managers, regardless of socioeconomic status and current academic achievements.  Click here to apply-   Webstaurant Scholarships Info

American Muscle Automotive Scholarships - AWARDS ARE ONGOING

American Muscle is offering 2 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education an opportunity to be awarded $2,500 in tuition assistance towards their upcoming semester! This scholarship is ongoing and will be available for both the spring and fall semesters each year.  Scholarship page:

American Trucks Scholarship - AWARDS ARE ONGOING

American Trucks’ Student Scholarship Program is pleased to offer 2 x $2500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study.  One scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester, and one scholarship will be awarded for the spring semester each year.
Available to students who are currently enrolled full-time in a secondary vocational school, technical institute, or are high school seniors who are enrolled in one of the aforementioned institutes.   Scholarship page: