Scholarships

2016-2017

 

Student Government awards scholarships annually during the Fall semester of each academic year. Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year were available as of Monday, August 29, 2016.  Thank you to all the students that applied. Scholarships are being reviewed and results will be released soon. Stay tuned!

 

If you have any questions or concerns in regards to our process and updates please call 904-620-1511 or email sgbusiness@unf.edu.

 

Please see below for the list of scholarships offered by Student Government:

 Competitive Scholarships

Competitive Scholarships are scholarships that are allocated and distributed by Student Government. The applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, and the committee will select the award recipient(s) for each award.

 

 Decentralized Scholarships

 

Decentralized Scholarships are scholarships that are allocated by Student Government for other departments to distribute. The applications are available within the corresponding departments from which the scholarship is distributed. The departments themselves determine the selection process and decide on the award recipient(s) for each award. Any questions about these scholarships should be directed to the corresponding department directly. 

 


Scholarship FAQs

Q: When are scholarship applications posted?
A: Scholarship Applications are posted online at the end of Add/Drop Week at the beginning of each fall semester. 

Q: How many scholarships may I apply for?
A: Students may  apply for as many scholarships as they would like if they are eligible for multiple scholarships, but they are is limited to receiving one award if they are selected as a recipient.

 

Q: What qualifies as a non-traditional student?

A: A non-traditional student is typically someone who delays college enrollment and does not enroll immediately following high school completion, works full time (32 or more hours per week) while enrolled, is considered financially independent for purposes of determining eligibility for financial aid, has dependents other than a spouse (usually children, but may also be caregivers of sick or elderly family members), is a single parent (either not married or married but separated and has dependents), or does not have a high school diploma (completed high school with a GED or other high school completion certificate or did not finish high school).

 

Q: When will the awards be distributed?

A: Scholarship Award Recipients will be notified via mailed letter by the end of November.

 

 

Q: What is the deadline for the scholarships?

A: All scholarship applications and required documentation are due Monday, September 26th by 5:00 pm.

 

For any other specific questions, please call 904-620-1511 or email sgbusiness@unf.edu.