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Student Government awards scholarships annually during the Fall semester of each academic year. The awards from these scholarships are split in half, where the first half is disbursed during the Fall semester and the second half is disbursed during the Spring semester. Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year have now closed. All applicants will be notified in writing by the end of November of whether or not they have received an SG Scholarship. Information about our 2019-2020 Scholarships will become available next summer.


If you have any questions or concerns in regards to our process and/or updates, please call (904) 620-1511 or email Lauren King at


Please see below for the list of scholarships offered by Student Government:

Competitive Scholarships

Competitive Scholarships are scholarships that are allocated and distributed by Student Government. The applications are reviewed by the SG Scholarship Committee, and the committee will select the award recipient(s) for each award.

Decentralized Scholarships

Decentralized Scholarships are scholarships that are allocated by Student Government for other departments to distribute. The applications are available within the corresponding departments from which the scholarship is distributed, as well as at the Student Government Rotunda, Building 58E, Room 3300. The departments themselves determine the selection process and decide on the award recipient(s) for each award. Any questions about these scholarships should be directed to the corresponding department directly.

Scholarship FAQs

Q: When are scholarship applications posted?

  • A: Scholarship Applications are posted online one business day after the end of Add/Drop Week at the beginning of each fall semester.

Q: How many scholarships may I apply for?

  • A: Students may apply for as many scholarships as they would like if they are eligible for multiple scholarships, but they are limited to receiving one award if they are selected as a recipient.

Q: What qualifies as a non-traditional student?

  • A: A non-traditional student is typically someone who delays college enrollment and does not enroll immediately following high school completion, works full time (32 or more hours per week) while enrolled, is considered financially independent for purposes of determining eligibility for financial aid, has dependents other than a spouse (usually children, but may also be caregivers of sick or elderly family members), is a single parent (either not married or married but separated and has dependents), or does not have a high school diploma (completed high school with a GED or other high school completion certificate or did not finish high school).

Q: When will the awards be distributed?

  • A: Scholarship Award Recipients will be notified via mailed letter by the end of November.

Q: What is the deadline for the scholarships?

  • A: Applications for the 2018-2019 SG Scholarships have now closed. Information about next year's scholarship deadline will become available next summer.

*Please note that any application packets that are missing documents, including the application page, will be disqualified. Each scholarship requires a different set of attachments, so be sure to visit the scholarship listing pages to see what you need to include in your application packet.


For any other specific questions, please call the SG Business & Accounting office at (904) 620-1511 or email Lauren King at