Financial Aid Programs Quick Guide

All programs require admission as a degree-seeking student in an eligible program of study. 

 

 

Title Deadlines Maximum Annual Amount Need Based  
Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program
Title Deadlines Maximum Annual Amount Need Based Return to Top
Florida Academic Scholars High school graduation $103 per credit hour (*amount subject to change each academic year). Awards are available fall and spring semesters only. No View Details
Florida Medallion Scholars High school graduation $77 per credit hour (*amount subject to change each academic year).  Awards are available fall and spring semesters only. No View Details
Florida Vocational Gold Seal Scholars High school graduation $75 per credit hour (*amount subject to change each academic year).  Awards are available fall and spring semesters only. No View Details
Graduate Programs
Title Deadlines Maximum Annual Amount Need Based Return to Top
Assistantships Varies Varies No View Details
Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed. Graduate students may borrow up to their cost of attendance, less any financial aid and other resources they are awarded. No View Details
Federal Direct Loan At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed. Varies, depending on unmet need and grade level. Subsidized: N/A Unsubsidized: No View Details
Graduate Grant March 1 (priority deadline) Up to $1000 Yes View Details
Private Loan At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed Cost of attendance, less financial aid No View Details
Teach Grant At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed Up to $4000 per year to students who agree to teach full-time for at least four years: As a highly qualified teacher; At a school servicing low-income students; and in a high-need field. No View Details
Grants
Title Deadlines Maximum Annual Amount Need Based Return to Top
Federal Academic Competitiveness Grants (ACG) At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed

Not funded beginning 2011-2012

Yes. Student must qualify for a Pell grant. View Details
Federal National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grants (SMART) At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed

Not funded beginning 2011-2012

Yes, must qualify for a Pell grant View Details
Federal Pell Grants At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed For 2013-2014 the maximum Pell Grant (for a full time student) is $5645.00/year. Yes View Details
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) February 14 (UNF FAFSA Priority Deadline) Up to $1000 Yes View Details
First Generation Matching Grant (FGMG) February 14 (UNF FAFSA Priority Deadline) Varies based on available funds. Yes View Details
Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) February 14 (UNF FAFSA Priority Deadline) Up to $1600 Yes View Details
Teach Grant At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed Up to $4000 per year to students who agree to teach full-time for at least four years: As a highly qualified teacher; At a school servicing low-income students; and in a high-need field. No View Details
UNF General Need Based Grant February 14 (UNF FAFSA Priority Deadline) Up to $1,200 Yes View Details
UNF Grant/Institutional Grant February 14 (UNF FAFSA Priority Deadline) Up to $1000 Yes View Details
UNF Need Based Grant February 14 (UNF FAFSA Priority Deadline) Up to $1,200 Yes View Details
Loans
Title Deadlines Maximum Annual Amount Need Based Return to Top
Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed Graduate students may borrow up to their cost of attendance, less financial aid and other resources they are awarded. No View Details
Federal Direct Loan At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed. Varies, dependent upon need and grade level. Subsidized: Yes (undergraduates only) Unsubsidized: No View Details
Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed Cost of attendance, less financial aid and other resources No View Details
Private Loan At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed. Students may borrow up to their cost of attendance, less any financial aid and other resources they are receiving. No View Details
Teach Grant At least 6-8 weeks before start of term(s) for which needed Up to $4000 per year to students who agree to teach full-time for at least four years: As a highly qualified teacher; At a school servicing low-income students; and in a high-need field. No View Details
UNF Scholarships for Freshmen
Title Deadlines Maximum Annual Amount Need Based Return to Top
Ann C. Hicks Scholarship December 15

$16,000

$4,000 annually for four years

No View Details
Anne H. Hopkins University Scholarship December 15

$10,000 

$2,500 annually for four years
No View Details
Blue & Silver Scholarship November 1 $1000 annually for 4 years No View Details
Chartwells Meal Plan Scholarship December 15 Awards vary No View Details
Coggin Merit Scholarship December 15 $16,000
$4,000 annually for four years
No View Details
DuBow Scholarship December 15

$20,000

$5,000 annually for 4 years

No View Details
Gray Scholarship December 15

$16,000

$4,000 annually for 4 years

No View Details
Katherine Lovett Scholarship December 15

$12,000

$3,000 annually for four years

No View Details
Presidential Endowed Scholarship December 15

$20,000

$5,000 annually for 4 years

No View Details
Presidential Scholarship November 1 $2500 annually for 4 years No View Details
Presidential Scholarship - Bronze November 1 $2000 annually for 4 years No View Details
SWOOP Scholarship December 15

$8,000

$2,000 annually for four years
No View Details
Terry University Scholarship December 15

$16,000

$4,000 annually for 4 years

No View Details
UNF Academic Scholarship December 15

$20,000

$5000 annually for 4 years

No View Details
UNF Scholarships for Transfer Students & Adults
Title Deadlines Maximum Annual Amount Need Based Return to Top
2+2 Community College Transfer Scholarships May 1 before the intended entry term

$4,000

$2,000 annually for two years
Merit and/or Need View Details
Florida Community College Transfer Scholarship May 1 before intended entry term

$4,000

$2,000 annually for two years

Merit and/or Need View Details
Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship May 23

$1600

$800 per semester

Merit and/or Need View Details
Work Study / Employment
Title Deadlines Maximum Annual Amount Need Based Return to Top
Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) February 14 (UNF FAFSA Priority Deadline) Dependent upon funding Yes View Details
Job listings available through the career center www.UNFjobs.org View Details