Scholarships for Transfer Students  

A few things to keep in mind when applying for a UNF Transfer Scholarship:   

  • Students must submit a scholarship application to be considered for these awards. See below for instructions.
  • Most scholarships are only available to students admitted to the summer or fall semesters. 
  • Applicants must be incoming transfer students who have completed an Associate of Arts (AA) degree; current UNF students are not eligible to apply. 
  • Scholarship application decisions will be released by May each year and scholarships are awarded beginning in the fall term of each year. 
  • In order to be eligible for a scholarship, you must be admitted to UNF. 
  • Deadlines vary; please note the deadlines for each scholarship below.
  • Eligibility does not guarantee an award.  

 Tip: Because funds are limited, students are encouraged to submit the scholarship application and the FAFSA by February 14. 

 

Transfer Student Scholarships    

 

The following transfer scholarships are administered by UNF Enrollment Services. The application is available online via your myWings portal. When you are logged into myWings, go to the Student tab and look for the Student Self Service link. When you have the Student Self Service link open, click on the Student Services tab, then the Admissions link. Lastly, choose the Scholarship Application link to begin the application.

 

 

Scholarship Eligibility Award Deadline

Osprey Transfer Scholarship

  • Incoming transfer student with an Associate of Arts (AA) degree
  • 3.0 transfer GPA 
  • Must complete FAFSA and demonstrate financial need
  • Awarding is competitive and based on academic merit and financial need
 

 

  • $6,000 over two years
  • Renewal is contingent upon successful completion of 15 credit hours per semester (fall and spring) and maintaining a 3.0 UNF GPA 
  • Summer and fall admits only

 

 
Florida 2-Year College Transfer Scholarship
  • Incoming transfer student with an Associate of Arts (AA) degree from any of the 28 public community or state colleges in Florida
  • 3.0 transfer GPA
  • Awarding is competitive and based on academic merit, leadership positions, and community activities 
 

 

  • $4,000 over two years
  • Renewal is contingent upon successful completion of 15 credit hours per semester (fall and spring) and maintaining a 3.0 UNF GPA  
  • Summer and fall admits only

 

 

 

 

 
Minority College Transfer Scholarship   

 

  • Incoming transfer student with an Associate of Arts (AA) degree
  • Qualified minority student
  • 3.0 transfer GPA
  • Must complete FAFSA and demonstrate financial need
  • Awarding is competitive and based on academic merit and/or financial need

 

 

  • $3,200 over two years
  • Renewal is contingent upon successful completion of 15 credit hours per semester (fall and spring) and maintaining a 3.0 UNF GPA 
  • Summer and fall admits only
 
 

*Extended deadline

 

The following transfer scholarships are administered by the UNF Foundation. Please contact pathways@unf.edu for more information on the application process and renewal requirements.

 

 

Scholarship Eligibility Award Deadline
Miyuki and Herbert Scheidel FSCJ Transfer Scholarship

 

  • Incoming transfer student with an Associate of Arts (AA) degree from Florida State College of Jacksonville (FSCJ)
  • Recipient of the FSCJ Scheidel Scholarship in good standing
  • Demonstrated commitment to community service
  • Must live on campus
  • Complete FAFSA and demonstrate financial need 

 

  • $10,000 over two years
 
  • Fall deadline: March 15
  • Spring deadline: Sept 1
  • Summer deadline: Feb 1
  • Contact: pathways@unf.edu
UNF Alumni Association Transfer Scholarship

 

  • Incoming transfer student with an Associate of Arts (AA) degree from a state of Florida 2-year college
  • 3.5 transfer GPA
  • Complete FAFSA and demonstrate financial need
  • Fill out specific UAATS application 

 

 

  • $2,000 over two years
  • Not available to spring admits