Freshman Scholarships
Automatic UNF Merit-Based Scholarships

Presidential Scholarship Program

Our Presidential Scholarships are awarded by the Office of Admissions to recognize incoming freshmen who exhibit particularly outstanding academic achievements. There is no separate application for this scholarship program. You will be considered automatically when you apply to UNF.  


2017-2018 Awards*



Minimum GPA



Award Amount
  Diamond 4.3 1450 1400 32 $24,000     
  Platinum 4.1 1380 1320 29 $16,000
  Gold 3.9 1310 1250 28 $12,000
  Silver 3.8 1290 1220 27 $8,000

* Award amounts for 2016-2017 freshman students may be different. 

** Combined verbal and math only

*** Award amounts reflect the total amount over 4 years and are contingent upon meeting specified renewal criteria.

**** Scholarship awards are distributed on a funds available basis.



Additional Automatic UNF Merit-Based Scholarships


Scholarship Eligibility      Award
UNF Academic Scholarship
  • Guaranteed to all National Achievement Finalists and National Hispanic Scholars
  • Student must send a copy of Finalist letter to the Office of Student Financial Aid for consideration
  • Scholarship recipients will receive priority class registration throughout the duration of the scholarship and automatic consideration for the Honors Program 
  • This award replaces any other UNF renewable awards, such as Presidential


($5,000/year x 4 years)

National Merit Finalists


  • National Merit Finalists are eligible for additional funding on top of the Presidential Scholarship
  • National Merit Scholarship award winners may also be eligible for the Florida Incentive Scholarship. Visit for more information.
  • Students must send a copy of Finalist letter and/or Scholarship award letter to the Office of Student Financial Aid for consideration


Amount Varies