Scholarships - General

 

Alfred I. DuPont Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0, and be enrolled at least part time. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need.

Arlington Lions Club Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled at least part time and have a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

ATC Geis Marine Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled full time in courses leading to a degree or certification in Applied Science, submit two letters of recommendation from Florida State College at Jacksonville faculty, and have a 3.0 GPA.

Bank of America Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll at least part time in any academic program, apply for financial aid using the FAFSA, demonstrate a need, and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Barnes/Zell Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a student enrolled at least part time with financial need who do not qualify for traditional state or federal financial aid programs. Applicant must also submit a written recommendation from a Campus President.

Cameron Corbitt Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled at least part time in college credit courses, submit a transcript and have a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need. Applicant must also submit two letters of recommendation.

Captain Robert C. Sorensen Endowed Scholarship
Criteria under review.

Cascone Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be degree seeking, enroll full time, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be ineligible for Florida Bright Futures Scholarship.

Charles Clarkson Family Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a current or future student, maintain a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need. Preference will be given to students with the greatest need.

Civic Round Table Student/Member Scholarship
Applicant must be a returning student, be enrolled at least part time, and hold a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in previous coursework. Applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation from a community service organization and an essay approximately 200-300 words in length and entitled “Why community service is important to our society and what I have learned from doing community service.” Preference will be given to students who have completed 30 or more credit hours. Scholarship recipients will be required to become acquainted with Civic Round Table members through participation in monthly luncheons and through service on the Civic Round Table Board after the scholarship is awarded. A student may receive this scholarship one time only.

Compass Bank Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a current or a future student in any academic program, maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need. Preference will be given to low income working adults or students in need of financial assistance to obtain a higher education.

Community First Credit Union Endowed Scholarship
Criteria under review.

Demetree Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a degree seeking student enrolled at least part time, maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need

Dr. H. Marshall Taylor Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a Health Program, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a financial need.

Dustin E. Kish Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled at least part time (6 credit hours), have a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate a financial need, and submit a 300 word essay on the following topic: 'Describe a health or safety issue relevant to your school or community and discuss what actions and/or programs are needed to solve this issue.'

Edgar and Helen Wallace Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a single parent with a child under the age of 18, pursuing an AA, AS, or bachelor’s degree, enrolled at least part time, and have completed at least 6 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicant must also complete the FAFSA, demonstrate a need, be a resident of Duval or Nassau Counties, and a US citizen. Scholarship recipients must complete at least 75% of their courses and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA in the first scholarship term to receive the second term award (if applicable). Special consideration will be given to a student with any or all of the following life situations: orphaned or abandoned by both parents as a child, first member of their immediate family to attend college, and service in the US military for at least two years with an honorable discharge.

Emily B. Smith and V. Hawley Smith, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a part time or full time degree seeking student, maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need.

Ethics in Business Scholarship
Applicant must be a Florida resident enrolled at least part time. Preference will be given to students who have performed or are willing to perform community service.

Florida Association of Community Colleges /Vivian Dellinger Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a degree or certificate seeking student. Application requirements include at least 9 semester hours of college-level coursework completed, minimum cumulative GPA 2.5, enrolled in at least 6 semester hours, two reference names and contact numbers of current Florida State College faculty members.

Florida State College Employee Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a 2nd year student or have completed 30 credits hours towards an AA or AS degree. Students enrolled in music courses are also eligible to apply. Applicant must enroll at least part time and have a 3.0 GPA.

Gandhi Memorial Society Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior, maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.75, apply for financial aid using the FAFSA, and demonstrate a financial need. Applicant must also demonstrate a commitment to nonviolence; humanitarian and community service. Students awarded this scholarship must enroll full-time (12 credit hours) each semester and earn a minimum of 24 credits by the end of the academic year.

George Strate, Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must have received a GED or High School diploma, be enrolled at least part time in a degree or certificate program, complete a FAFSA, and submit a 300 word essay on the topic of "How fishing has influenced your life." Preference will be given to students who have participated in the George Strate, Sr. Memorial Fishing Tournament (formerly the Hooked on Schools Fishing Tournament) and students who demonstrate a financial need.

H.D. Bo cotton Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must have completed 24 credit hours, at least a minimum 2.50 all college cumulative GPA, be enrolled full time in an AA or AS degree program, and submit two letters of recommendation. Applicant must submit an essay demonstrating leadership qualities in the areas of student activities, athletics, church, or community activities.

Haskell Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a United States citizen, enroll in at least 6 college credits each term, have and maintain a 3.0 gpa, and complete 75 percent of college courses with a grade of C or better.

Irene B. Kirbo Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled full time in any academic program, have a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need. Applicant must demonstrate character, initiative, and ability.

JM Family Endowed Scholarship
Applicants must be a current or future student in any academic program at Florida State College at Jacksonville, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need.

Landmar Group Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a current or future student in a specific program, maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, complete the FAFSA, and demonstrate financial need.

Merrill Lynch Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled at least part time (6 hours) and submit a copy of a current/most recent transcript with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Morgan Stanley Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled at least part-time, be seeking an Associate’s Degree, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students majoring in finance, accounting, or other related business field and employees, relatives or otherwise associated individuals with the local Morgan Stanley LLC organization, as evidenced by a letter documenting this fact, submitted on Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC letterhead.

Otis-Smith Kids Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must have been associated with the Otis Smith Foundation as an elementary school student, enroll at least part time, maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA, apply for financial aid using the FAFSA, and demonstrate a need. Applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor.

St. Joe Company Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a current or future student, maintain a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need.

The Bridge of Northeast Florida Scholarship
Applicant must be a current or past participant in the Bridge of Northeast Florida Program, evidenced by written verification from a Program Manager or Associate Director of the Bridge. Applicant must also be enrolled part time in a degree or certificate program, have a 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA.

Trustee's Opportunity Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a degree seeking student, enrolled at least part time, have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must apply for financial aid using the FAFSA and demonstrate a need. Applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation from a Florida State College at Jacksonville Faculty member. Preference will be given to first generation in college students or are independent students as determined by federal financial aid rules.

Zimmerman Family Foundation & Far East Brokers Endowed Scholarship
Applicant must be a current or future student of Florida State College, be a U.S. citizen and a resident of the First Coast. Student must maintain a minimum Florida State College GPA of at least a 3.0, complete the FAFSA, and demonstrate a need. Preference will be given to nursing and computer science students.

 


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