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Academic and Student Affairs

African American Faculty & Staff Assoc. Scholarship

Students eligible for this scholarship must:

  • Completed scholarship application
  • Essay describing how the applicant meets the the eligibility criteria listed above, how the scholarship will contribute to the student's education at UNF, and include the applicant's involvement in campus and community activities (no more than 300 words)
  • Recommendation Questionnaire from a current AAFSA voting member
  • Letter of reference from any other individual or organization (OPTIONAL)

Preference given to the following applicants:

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate (at least 12 credit hours) or graduate student (at least 9 credit hours) at the University of North Florida
  • Must have a University cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 (for undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate) before the scholarship end date as noted in the Application Requirements
  • Prior year scholarship recipients are not eligible
  • Exhibits an interest in enriching and supporting individuals of African-American descent, and/or
  • Exhibits leadership in promoting an understanding of challenges that African-Americans or other minorities
  • Experience in higher education, and/or
  • Enhances awareness of African-American cultural, educational, and civic activities

Submit Applications to:

The African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA)

1 UNF Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224