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Military and Veterans Resource Center

Waivers, Scholarships and Resources

Explore the University of North Florida's veteran and military dependent waivers, scholarship opportunities and awards, along with on and off campus resources for military-affiliated individuals.


Students may qualify for one of Student Financial Services' many military, veteran or dependent-specific waivers. Available waivers include:

  • Active Duty Military Surviving Dependents/Spouses
  • Congressman C.W. "Bill" Young Veteran and VA Educational Assistance Out-of-State Tuition Waiver Program
  • Deceased Active Duty
  • Purple Heart Recipients
  • Transcript Waiver for Active Duty, Veterans, Their Spouses and Dependents


Learn more about these waivers.

Residency Exemptions

Students may qualify for a residency exemption if they are:

  • Active duty or National Guard residing or stationed in Florida
  • Military personnel not stationed in Florida whose home of record is Florida
  • Spouses or dependents of active duty service members


Learn more about residency and exemptions.


Every student, regardless of VA educational benefits use, is encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). Visit the website for more information regarding FAFSA® and veterans' education benefits.

UNF Scholarships

The Military and Veterans Resource Center offers several student scholarships annually to assist Ospreys with fulfilling their academic pursuits. Scholarships are available for veterans, military dependents and military spouses, so potential applicants are encouraged to complete their Academic Works profile to be paired with the appropriate opportunities.

Scholarships currently offered through the MVRC include:

  • Art & Wendy Billingslea Military Spouse Scholarship
  • Bernhardt Family Scholarship
  • Cindy Alderson Veteran Scholarship
  • Macquarie Veterans Scholarship
  • Marine Corporal Joshua C. Watkins Scholarship
  • Melvin M. and Mary E. Mowbray Scholarship
  • Michael Ward & Jennifer Glock Foundation Scholarship
  • Moorer Family Navy Veteran Scholarship
  • Robert E. Jacoby Scholarship
  • Roy L. Lassiter Memorial Scholarship
  • Thomas C. Hendrick Endowed Scholarship for Veterans
  • Wetherford/Harrison Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Through the generosity of many individuals, alumni, local philanthropists, nonprofit organizations and corporations, the UNF Foundation has established merit and need-based scholarships for current students. Visit the UNF Foundation website to learn more.

Additional Resources

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Off Campus

Federal/National Services

State Services

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