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UNF Scholarships

The University of North Florida is committed to helping students finance their college education. The following sites contain valuable information about scholarships available to UNF students.

 

Enrollment Services Scholarships

 

College Scholarships

 

Specialty Scholarships

 

Specialty Scholarships

 

Most UNF institutional grants and Enrollment Services scholarships require enrollment in a minimum of 15 degree-applicable credit hours for disbursement.

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Where How
UNF One-Stop Student Services Visit One-Stop Student Services to get your admissions, records or financial aid questions answered. One-Stop can assist with questions about grants, loans and work study. You may email unfscholarships@unf.edu to check the status of any scholarships you may be receiving.
UNF Office of Admissions Admissions Scholarships: Admissions scholarships are typically merit-based and offered only to students entering UNF for the first time. They include awards such as the prestigious Presidential Scholarship, transfer scholarships and more. These scholarships are awarded on a funds-available basis. For further information, please contact unfscholarships@unf.edu. Pathways to Success Scholarships: The Pathways to Success Scholarship Program provides need-based scholarship opportunities to incoming freshmen who demonstrate financial need. The program currently offers a variety of scholarships designed to make education more accessible for students. For more information, contact Pathways to Success at (904) 620-2104 or Pathways@unf.edu.
UNF Colleges and Academic Departments Before your junior year at UNF, you may want to find out if there are any departmental scholarships, waivers or fellowships offered by each of UNF's 5 colleges.
Internet The Internet can be a remarkable scholarship search tool! Remember that many scams operate on the internet, so if a site charges a fee, research it carefully. Better yet, try one of the many free services and information sites available online. It's usually helpful to create a profile for yourself as this may reduce the emails you receive about scholarships for which you are not eligible. The more information you provide, the narrower the focus of the emails you receive.   
Federal Student Aid Info Center FSAIC can help answer your questions about need-based federal student aid and the application process for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Their hotline is 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243). You may also apply online at no cost by filing a FAFSA or by visiting the US Department of Education's website. Having the FAFSA on file with UNF is vital to our ability to offer student aid and/or scholarships. Most federal student aid is awarded based on financial need rather than scholastic achievement. Most grants, for instance, are geared toward low-income students. You do not, however, need to show financial need to receive certain federal loans.
State of Florida Financial Aid The Florida Department of Education offers a wide variety of student aid. You can apply for State of Florida Financial Aid programs by completing the online application. These include awards, such as the Florida Bright Futures Scholarships, grants like the Florida Student Assistance Grant and professional programs such as the Critical Teacher Shortage Tuition Reimbursement Program. Remember to pay attention to individual program application deadlines. For additional information, call 1-888-827-2004.
 
Federal Sources of Financial Aid  
Other Agencies Student aid may be available from foundations, community organizations and organizations related to your field of interest such as the American Medical Association or American Bar Association. Remember to look into possible awards through religious organizations, local businesses and civic groups, as well. Also, check with your employer (or your parents' employers) to see whether they award scholarships or offer tuition payment plans.