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Office of Recruitment
C. C. Cunningham Building, Rm 206
1676 S Martin Luther King Blvd
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 
Presidential Scholarships
Office of Enrollment Management

Tele: (850) 599-3147

 All incoming freshmen and AA/AS degree Florida Community College transfers are considered for the following scholarships when they apply. The earlier you apply for admissions, the better your chances are for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded until the funds are depleted. All recipients must enroll in 15-credit hours each semester and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year.


Life Gets Better Scholarship

Selected first time in college incoming freshmen designated as National Achievement Scholarship Program, National Hispanic Recognition Program, or National Merit Scholarship Program Finalist or Semifinalist by the National Merit Corporation and who have an unweighted 3.50 GPA; and scores of an 1800 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT;  Or
 

Incoming freshmen who have at least an unweighted 3.50 GPA and scores of 1900 on the SAT or 29 on the ACT will receive the following over four (4) consecutive years, excluding summer terms if eligibility is maintained will receive the following: Tuition, fees, room, board, books—not to exceed $500/semester, $500/semester stipend, opportunities for internship(s) or research, laptop, and waiver of $350-housing deposit.  

Prospective recipients must major in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics in order to be eligible for this scholarship. Selected individuals are verified through the FAMU application process and submission of official documents. Students that do not choose the above-mentioned majors will be offered the Distinguished Scholar Award (DSA).

 

  •  In-State value over 4-year period         $66,176
  • Out-of-State value over 4-year period   $113,940

Distinguished Scholar Award                                     
 (Florida Residents)

Incoming freshmen who have scores of at least 1800 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT and have a high school academic core GPA of 3.50:


Florida Residents receive a full four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees, double occupancy room rate, and board.  The $350 housing deposit will be waived for Florida Bright Futures Scholar awardees. 

National Achievement Semifinalists/Finalists and students majoring in Engineering will receive tuition and fees, double occupancy room rate and board, and up to $500 a semester for books. Additionally, National Achievement Finalists will receive a laptop.

  • In-State value over 4-year period   $58,177  (Semifinalist/Finalists and Engineering majors $62,176)


A National Achievement Scholar will receive a laptop, $500/semester for books and a $500/semester stipend.

  • In-State value over 4-year period   $66,176

 

Distinguished Scholar Award                                 
(Non-Florida Residents)

Incoming freshmen who have scores of at least 1800 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT and have a high school academic core GPA of 3.50:


Out-of–State Students receive a four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees.  Additionally, students majoring in Engineering will receive $2,000 per year to be used toward room and board.

  • Out-of-State value over 4-year period   $71,176 (Engineering majors $79,176)

 

A National Achievement Semifinalist will receive double occupancy room rate and board. A National Achievement Finalist will receive a laptop.

  • Out-of-State value over 4-year period   $105,940

 

A National Achievement Scholar will receive a laptop, $500/semester for books and a $500/semester stipend.

  • Out-of-State value over 4-year period   $113,940

 


ADOPTED HIGH SCHOOL AWARD

This is a full four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees, double occupancy room rate, and board.  This scholarship is awarded to a high school senior who has attained the honor of Valedictorian or Salutatorian of his/her high school class. This student is selected from areas where contractual agreements with the high school and/or school board districts have been previously established: The adopted high schools are:

FAMU DRS (Tallahassee)
FSU DRS
(Tallahassee)    
East Gadsden HS (Havana)
West Gadsden HS (Quincy)
Jefferson Co Middle/HS
(Monticello)
Jean Ribault HS
(Jacksonville)
William Raines HS (Jacksonville)
Jones HS (Orlando)
Middleton HS (Tampa)
Tampa Bay Tech HS (Tampa)
Glades Central HS (Belle Glade)
Blanch Ely HS (Pompano Beach)
William Turner Tech HS (Miami)
Coral Reef HS (Miami)
  • · In-State value over 4-year period   $58,177  


George W. Gore Assistantship Scholarship

This is a four-year scholarship.  Incoming freshmen who have at least 1650 on the SAT or 23 on the ACT and a minimum high school academic core GPA of 3.0 qualify for the following awards: 


            Test Score Requirements             Amount Per Year      Value over
                                                                                                          4-year Period

ACT 23 or SAT 1650 - 1679               $2,000                         $8,000

            ACT 24 or SAT 1680 - 1724               $3,000                         $12,000

            ACT 25 or SAT 1725 - 1754               $4,000                         $16,000

            ACT 26 or SAT 1755 - 1784               $5,000                         $20,000

            SAT 1785 and up                                $6,000                         $24,000

 

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.

  

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 GWG Assistantship at a higher level can be offered the GWG Assistantship.

  • Value over 2-year period   $8,000

 

 

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 awarded to an AA/AS Degree transfer student who has a minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA and is not enrolled as a FAMU student.  The annual amount of the scholarship is as follows:

                                                                       

            Cumulative GPA                           Amount Per Year         Value over
                                                                                                          2-year Period

                        2.50 – 2.74                              $1,500                         $3,000

                        2.75 – 3.00                              $2,000                         $4,000

                        3.01 – 3.49                              $3,000                         $6,000

                        3.50 – 3.99 or PTK Member   $4,000                         $8,000

4.0                                             $5,000                         $10,000

Academic Year 2014-2015 
Revised 08/01/2014