SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

 

 

   Honors Program Minimum Requirements

  • SAT 1300

  • ACT 29

  • GPA 3.5

  • Letters of Recommendation (one from high school counselor)

  • Writing Sample

    • What specific talents, abilities

      and interests would you bring to the Honors Center?

    • In what ways have you demonstrated curiosity and a love of learning?

 

LIFE GETS BETTER SCHOLARSHIP

Incoming freshmen designated National Achievement, Hispanic, or Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Corporation, having a 3.50 high school GPA and having a 1440 (700 in MATH) on the SAT or 32 (30 MATH) on the ACT will receive the following over four years: Tuition and fees, room, board, books, $750/ semester stipend, internships and a laptop. The awardee must major in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics in order to be eligible for this scholarship. 

 

Students must take the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) in the JUNIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL!!!! to compete in the National Merit Corporation programs;   OR

incoming freshmen who have at least 3.50 high school GPA and scores of 1440 on the SAT or 32 on the ACT will receive the following over four years: Tuition and fees, room, board, books, $750/ semester stipend, internships and a laptop. The awardee must major in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics in order to be eligible for this scholarship.

 

*STEM MAJORS ONLY 

 

 

DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR AWARD

 

Incoming freshmen who have scores of at least 1290 (650 MATH SAT) on the SAT or 29 (27 MATH ACT) on the ACT and a 3.50 high school GPA:

  • Florida Residents receive a full four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees, double occupancy room rate, and board. The housing deposit will be waived for Florida Bright Futures Scholar awardees. Additionally, National Achievement Semifinalists will receive up to $500 a semester for books. A National Achievement Finalist will also receive a laptop. A National Achievement Scholar will receive a laptop, $500/semester for books and a $500/semester stipend.

  • Out-of-State Students receive a four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees. A National Achievement Semifinalist will receive double occupancy room rate and board. Students who are Pell Grant eligible will receive a stipend not to exceed $500/semester. A National Achievement Finalist will also receive a laptop. A National Achievement Scholar will receive a laptop, $500/semester for books and a $500/semester stipend.

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Presidential Special Scholar

 

SAT  1000 (500 Math)  ACT 24  (500 Math) GPA 3.0   $2,000 – $5,000

George W. Gore Assistantship 

This is a four-year scholarship. Incoming freshmen who have at least 1170 on the SAT or 26 on the ACT and a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 qualify for the following awards: 

GPA REQUIREMENT                          ANNUAL AWARD 

  • 3.50                                                    $6,000

  • 3.00                                                   $5,000

Incoming freshmen majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics will receive an extra award of $1,000 annually and Engineering majors will receive an extra award of $2,000 annually.

 

Florida Community College Scholarship 

 

This scholarship was established to assist high-achieving Florida community /junior college graduates.  This partial scholarship is a two-year undergraduate scholarship award to an AA/AS Degree transfer student who has a minimum 2.75 and is not enrolled as a FAMU student. The annual amount of the scholarship is as follows: 

ANNUAL AWARD     $2,000 – $5,000

 

High School/Florida Community College Scholarship 

 

This is a two-year scholarship for incoming freshmen who received the high school diploma and the AA/AS degree from a Florida Community College at the same time. This scholarship is worth $4,000/year. Alternately, incoming freshmen who qualify for the George W. Gore Assistantship at a higher level can be offered the George W. Gore Assistantship. 

Must Apply For These Scholarships by November 1st, 2022 by 5:00 pm est.
for priority consideration with the scholarship committee