Adopted High School Scholarship
The Adopted High School is a merit scholarship for U. S. High School graduates who attend FAMU Adopted High School. FAMU has memorandum of agreements with a select group of high schools. The valedictorian or salutatorian of their graduating high school class. Eligible scholars will receive an award to cover the cost of tuition minus the sum of Bright Futures, the National Merit® award or other scholarships and awards. The scholarship will cover fees associated with tuition, but minus the postal fee and the orientation fee. The scholarship also provides $2,736 to use toward university housing and $2,291 to use toward (university meal plan).
Student are eligible to receive an award for a maximum of eight (8) semesters. Students must maintain enrollment in the degree program under which this award was made. Students may not change majors. Students must enroll in fifteen credit hours per semester. Awards are not made during the summer term.
• Served as the class valedictorian or salutatorian.
• Graduated from a FAMU Adopted High School
• Have a 3.3 FAMU recalculated GPA.
• Be a U.S. resident
•Enroll in a minimum of 15 credit hours each semester.
•You cannot drop or withdraw from a course(s) after the official university drop and add period has ended (see University Registrar's calendar).
•Earn a "C" or better in all courses each semester. If you do not earn "C" or better in each course, the scholarship will be terminate.
•Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better at the end of each semester.