International Students - Scholarships and Funding
Other UNF departments and Non-UNF organizations offer
additional scholarship opportunities. Always be sure to check for eligibility
for international students before applying to a scholarship. For example, many
UNF scholarships require the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
International students are not eligible for any scholarship which requires the
Note, for questions about eligibility, applications, etc. please direct your
questions to the specific office or organization in charge of each scholarship.
International first time in college (FTIC)/freshman
applicants are only eligible for Freshman Merit-Based and Freshman Presidential
Eligibility based on incoming transfer student with an
Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree from any of the 28 public community or state
colleges in Florida, 3.0 transfer GPA, and based on academic merit, leadership
positions and community activities.
Eligibility based on minimum UNF cumulative GPA of 3.0, must
be a non-US Citizen attending UNF for one semester prior to applying for the
scholarship, must be an enrolled UNF student with a minimum of 6 credit hours
each semester, among other things.
View and check eligibility for scholarships by college/major,
specialty scholarships, and other resources for finding additional scholarship
- Athletic Scholarship Opportunities:
For inquiries about playing for an athletics team at UNF,
you may contact the specific coaching staff. For details visit the athletics staff directory.
When contacting the coaching staff, please include a resume and relevant
statistics, video footage, and academic transcripts and test scores (if
available). UNF is an NCAA Division I university and is a member of
the ASUN Conference. As a result, roster spots and athletic scholarships are
very competitive. However, the athletics department is diverse and has
almost 50 student-athletes representing 30 different countries playing for
various teams during the 2018-2019 academic year.
The P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS) offers up
to $12,500 annually (renewable once) to female, international (non-citizen of
the US or Canada), graduate students based on need. Applicants must be
pursuing a full-time graduate degree, with at least a full year of course work
remaining, and promise to return to their countries to pursue their
Linkage institutes serve as out-of-state tuition waivers and
help to reduce the cost of tuition for international students. The award
amounts vary with each institution.
The primary purpose of these institutes is to assist in the
development of stronger economic, cultural, educational, and social ties
between this state and strategic foreign countries through the promotion of
expanded public and private dialogue on cooperative research and technical
acceptance activities, increased bilateral commerce, student and faculty
exchange, cultural exchange, and enhancement of language training skills
between the postsecondary institutions in this state and those of selected
foreign countries. Each institute must ensure that minority students are
afforded an equal opportunity to participate in the exchange programs.
Each institute is allowed to exempt up to 25
full-time equivalent students per year from the respective host countries to
study in any of the state universities or community colleges in this state as
resident students for tuition purposes.