Pratt-Dannals Family Endowed Scholarship

CRITERIA

 

  • Meet admissions requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate junior or senior in the College of Education and Human Services
  • Be a graduate of a Duval County high school, with preference given to graduates from Duval County Public Schools
  • Earn a minimum GPA of at least 3.0
  • Major in Secondary Science Education or Middle School Math/Science; or in Elementary Education with an interest in in pursuing a teaching career in math or science, with preference given to students who:
    • wish to teach in an urban school (an urban school is defined as a school with a high percentage of students on free or reduced lunch programs, a high mobility and absentee rate, a high percentage of minority and immigrant students and a high percentage of low socio-economic status students)
    • complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and/or demonstrate financial need as defined by the University’s Office of Financial Aid

 

 

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY

 

  • Enroll full-time (12 credit hours) each semester and earn a minimum of 24 credits by the end of each academic year
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Comply with all University regulations, rules, and codes of conduct governing students on campus 
  • Consent to release grades to the Division of University Development and Alumni Engagement for the purpose of reporting to the donors 
  • Remain in good standing as a student

 

         Need-based students must also:

 

  • File a FAFSA form with the federal government each year  

 

 SPECIAL ESSAY REQUIREMENT 

 
Within the essay attached to your application, explain why you want to pursue a teaching career in an urban school. In addition, Elementary Education majors must explain why they wish to focus on mathematics and/or science education upon graduation.

 

 

 RENEWAL 

  •  Current recipients may apply for renewal and will be given preference pending availability of funding,and if all of the preceding requirements have been met.
  •  No student will be eligible to receive more than 4 semesters of scholarship support.