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Jim and Millie Milligan Family Foundation Presidential Fellowship

The Jim and Millie Milligan Family Foundation Presidential Fellowship is a fellowship awarded to outstanding University of North Florida graduate students. Eligible students must meet graduate admission requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida, earn and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00, and be enrolled full-time (9 credit hours).  The Graduate School will administer an application and selection process. The Provost, through the Graduate School, will identify and recommend a nominee to the President. For the 2023-2024 academic year, fellowship recipient(s) will receive an award in the amount of $5,000.


To be eligible for the award, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be an active graduate student admitted and enrolled in a degree-seeking program
  • Have an overall graduate cumulative GPA of at least 3.00
  • Be enrolled full-time (9 credit hours)
Please note, full-time university staff are ineligible for awards offered by the Graduate School. 


Request Form & Deadline

To be considered for the fellowship, applicants must:
  • Complete the Data Sharing Consent Form
  • Visit UNF Academic Works and complete:
    1. The General Application; and 
    2. The Jim and Millie Milligan Family Foundation Presidential Fellowship. The Consent Form and General Application are required before applying for awards from specific colleges and units. 
      • A one-page written statement explaining how the fellowship will assist you in meeting your academic goals will be required with the application.
  • Submit a FAFSA for the upcoming academic year

Important Dates:

  • Application deadline TBA
  • Graduate Program Director nomination deadline TBA