Student Government awards scholarships annually during the Fall semester of each academic year. Student Government scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are due Friday, September 25, 2015 at 5:00pm. The Competitive Scholarships for Senators and Associate Justices are now available below in the Competitive Scholarships link.


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 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 can I apply for?
A: Each student can apply for as many scholarships as they would like if they are eligible for multiple scholarships, but each student 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 before Winter Break.



Q: What is the deadline for the scholarships?

A: All scholarship applications and required documentation are due September 25th by 5:00 pm.


For any other specific questions, please call 904-620-1511 or email