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Oscar Patterson Scholarship


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

Selection Criteria

  1. Students eligible for the scholarship awards must: 
    1. meet admissions requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida,
    2. reside in Florida for tuition purposes,
    3. enroll full-time with at least 12 hours each semester with preference given to students who enroll in 15 hours each semester,
    4. declare a major in Communication,
    5. maintain a GPA of at least 3.5,
    6. preference will be given to students who complete a Federal Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate a financial need, and
    7. be selected by a committee chosen by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
  2. Students selected for this scholarship award must also agree to: 
    1. enroll full-time each semester and earn a minimum of 24 credits by the end of each academic year,
    2. maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 for the junior and senior years,
    3. comply with all University regulations, rules, codes of conduct governing students on campus,
    4. consent to release grades to the Division of University Development and Alumni Engagement for the purpose of reporting to the donor, and
    5. remain in good standing as a student.