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Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach Service Above Self Scholarship


The purpose of the award is to provide scholarship funding for University of North Florida students.

Selection Criteria 

  1.  Students eligible for such scholarships must:
    • Meet admission requirements and be accepted by the University of North Florida
    • Reside in Florida for tuition purposes
    • Enroll full time with at least 12 semester hours in the Fall and Spring semesters
    • Be a junior or senior majoring in the B.A. in political science with a concentration in Public Administration and Public Policy, or minoring in Public Administration
    • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.0
    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Demonstrate financial need as defined by the University’s Office of Financial Aid, with preference to students who have worked or interned for a nonprofit organization or intent to upon graduation
    • Be selected by a committee chosen by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  2. Students awarded this scholarship must also agree to:
    • Attend one Ponte Vedra Beach Rotary meeting to share about the impact of scholarship
    • Comply with all University regulations, rules, 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 donor
    • File FAFSA form with the federal government each year
    • Remain in good standing as a student