Students can only apply to a maximum of ONE FNU scholarship at any given time.

International students, if they qualify, may only apply for the International Scholarship (for an Associate Degree program).

Please note that students that are receiving financial assistance from Vocational Rehabilitation, Military Active Duty, or VA do not qualify for any FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate any scholarship at its sole discretion.

The following Scholarships do not apply to students studying in an ESL program.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Students that are awarded an FNU scholarship are required to perform community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship; if you do not complete your hours within the specified time period (end of semester), you will forfeit the scholarship. For more information on the requirements to fulfill your community service, contact the Financial Aid Office.

JOSE REGUEIRO SCHOLARSHIP

The José Regueiro Scholarship, in honor of the President of the institution, is a Florida National University scholarship. The scholarship is to be awarded every year to the winner of an essay contest, open to high school candidates, on the subject of “The Importance of a University Degree.”

Deadline: June 1
Basis for Selection: The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay.
Sum Awarded: The complete tuition cost of the program of his/her choice from the Associate of Arts or Science Degree programs offered by FNU (excluding the following programs – MSN, Physical Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapy).

Application procedure for the J. Regueiro scholarship
The applicant must:
1. Be a graduating senior of a Dade County public or private high school.
2. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
3. Provide two testimonials from school, business, church and/or leaders in the community testifying to good moral character and reputation.
4. Submit an essay on “The Importance of a University Degree.”
5. Demonstrate financial need.
6. Submit official high school transcript with the application.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

The FNU Alumni Scholarship is a Florida National University scholarship. This scholarship is to be awarded every year to any graduate from one of FNU’s programs who enroll in another program. The purpose of the scholarship is to help the graduates of FNU continue in their journey of academic fulfillment and attainment. Specific programs are not eligible for the alumni scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.

Basis for Selection: Student must be a graduate from one of FNU’s programs.
The students status as an ALUMNI (AE) must be verified (transcripts or internal database) before scholarship can be applied.
Source of the Scholarship: University revenue.
Deadline: N/A
Sum Awarded: The scholarship covers 20% of the tuition cost (based on the tuition of either the undergraduate or graduate program the student is enrolling in).

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU ALUMNI(AE) FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The FNU Alumni(ae) Family Scholarship is a Florida National University scholarship. This scholarship is to be awarded every year to any immediate family member (spouse or children) of an FNU graduate. The purpose of the scholarship is to help the graduate’s family member continue on his/her journey of academic fulfillment and attainment. This scholarship is for career programs and specific programs are not eligible for this scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistant.

Basis for Selection: Student must be an immediate family member (spouse or children) of an FNU graduate. The students status as an ALUMNI (AE) must be verified (transcripts or internal database) before scholarship can be applied.
Source of the Scholarship: University revenue.
Deadline: N/A
Sum Awarded: The scholarship covers 20% of the tuition cost (based on the tuition of either the undergraduate or graduate program the student is enrolling in).

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

DIAZ-BALART SCHOLARSHIP

The Díaz-Balart Scholarship has been established by Florida National University to honor the Díaz-Balart family. Political immigrants from Cuba, the Díaz-Balart family has continued in the United States its long history of public service, which began many years ago in their homeland. The scholarship is awarded to a student who is an immigrant to the United States of America. Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.

The scholarship is to be awarded every year to the winner of an essay contest, written by high school candidates on the subject of “Educational Opportunities within the American Democracy”.

Deadline: June 1
Basis for Selection: Must be an immigrant to the United States of America. The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay.
Source of the Díaz-Balart Scholarship: University revenue.
Sum Awarded: The complete tuition cost of the program for baccalaureate and associate degree programs offered by FNU.

Application procedure for the Diaz-Balart scholarship
THE APPLICANT MUST:
1. Be a graduating senior of a Dade County public or private high school. 2. Be a U.S. Resident, U.S. Citizen, or other eligible non-citizen (humanitarian parole, Cuban-Haitian Entrant, refugee status, asylum).
3. Provide two testimonials from school, business, church and/or leaders in the community testifying to good moral character and reputation.
4. Demonstrate financial need.
5. Submit official high school transcript with the application.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU M-DCPS HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS SCHOLARSHIP

FNU will offer one scholarship, per senior high/charter school, each year to a graduating senior that meets the following criteria:
THE APPLICANT MUST:

1. Be a U.S. Resident, U.S. Citizen, or other eligible non-citizen (humanitarian parole, Cuban-Haitian Entrant, refugee status, asylum).
2. Be enrolled as a senior in one of the local M-DCPS Senior High Schools or Charter Schools
3. Have a 2.5 GPA or greater
4. Be recommended by two teachers and/or counselor.
5. The high school needs to submit the selected student’s required documentation (copy of report card) to the University for Acceptance.
6. Scholarship recipients must submit quarterly information on their academic grades and the number of credits taken per semester.

All applicants must complete the required scholarship application form and submit it to FNU’s Office of the Vice-President of Academic Affairs.
Deadline: June 1
Basis for Selection: The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay. Topic: “The Importance of a University Education”
Source: University revenue.
Sum Awarded: The complete tuition cost of the program for a baccalaureate or associate degree program offered by FNU (excluding the following programs – MSN, Physical Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapy).

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU / GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP

The FNU/Government Scholarship is a Florida National University scholarship. The scholarship is to be awarded every year to government employees. Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
Basis for Selection: Must be a government employee; referral must be from a government agency.
Source of the Scholarship: University revenue.
Sum Awarded: The scholarship covers 20% of the tuition cost for a masters, baccalaureate or associate degree program offered by FNU for the employee and 15% for the employee’s family member.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP AT FLORIDA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Medical professionals residing in the state of Florida can apply for a scholarship with Florida National University.

The Medical Professional Scholarship at Florida National University can be awarded every year to active employees of the Medical Profession residing in the State of Florida, who are not graduates from FNU, and plan to enroll in an approved Health Care program.

Basis for Selection: Must be an active employee in the Medical profession in the State of Florida. To be eligible the applicant must provide a letter from the employer’s Human Resources Department or the most recent pay stub and a work ID.
Source of the Scholarship: University revenue.
Sum Awarded: The scholarship covers 20% of the tuition cost for a masters, baccalaureate, or associate degree program offered by FNU*.

*Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
Students receiving the Medical Professional Scholarship will be entitled to only one scholarship per academic year.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

CITY OF HIALEAH PARKS & RECREATION SCHOLARSHIP

Through the City of Hialeah Scholarship Board, Inc., FNU will offer scholarships for students engaged in City of Hialeah youth programming. Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
THE APPLICANT MUST:
1. Be a City of Hialeah resident who is a Junior or Senior in high school
2. Have a 2.5 GPA or greater
3. Be between 17 – 19 years old
For more information, see a City of Hialeah Education Specialist or Park Director.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

DR. MANUEL VIAMONTE SCHOLARSHIP

The Dr. Manuel Viamonte Scholarship is a Florida National University scholarship to be awarded to a Radiology Technology student. The scholarship will be awarded every year to the winner of an essay contest, open to high school candidates, on the subject of “The Importance of studies in Radiology.”

Deadline: June 1
Basis for Selection: The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay.
Source: University revenue.
Sum Awarded: The complete tuition cost of the Radiology Technology program.

Application procedure for the Dr. Viamonte scholarship
The applicant must:
1. Be a graduating senior of a Dade County public or private high school. 2. Be a U.S. Resident, U.S. Citizen, or other eligible non-citizen (humanitarian parole, Cuban-Haitian Entrant, refugee status, asylum).
3. Provide two testimonials from school, business, church and/or leaders in the community testifying to good moral character and reputation.
4. Submit an essay on “The Importance of studies in Radiology.”
5. Demonstrate financial need.
6. Submit official high school transcript with the application.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

BERTA REDONDO SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been named after one of the founders’ family members whose love and dedication to our institution left a mark in the development and growth of the institution. It is awarded to FNU graduates of any degree program enrolling in the BSN Advance and BS-RRT in order to honor them for their outstanding effort completing a degree program at FNU.

Basis for Selection: Be an FNU graduate. The students status as an ALUMNI (AE) must be verified (transcripts or internal database) before scholarship can be applied.
Sum Awarded: The recipients will be awarded a scholarship covering 20% of their tuition.

Students receiving the Berta Redondo Scholarship will be entitled to only one scholarship per academic year.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE DAPHNE CAMPBELL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been established to honor and recognize Mrs. Daphne Campbell, Florida House Representative and distinguished member of our community. Mrs. Campbell was born in Haiti where she attended SOD Nursing School and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Presently she holds an RN license and her heart and efforts are in the improvements and enhancements of the state’s health system.

The scholarship is to be awarded every year to a future nursing student (ADN or BSN) based on the following guidelines:

1. Be a graduating senior of a Dade County Public or private high school.
2. Cumulative GPA of 3.0
3. Provide two reference letters from school, business, church and/or leaders in the community.
4. Submit official high school transcripts with the application.
5. Demonstrate financial need
6. Complete an essay on “The Value of Nurses in the Health Field” (at least 500 words).

Sum awarded: The complete tuition cost of the program (does not include textbooks, uniforms, other required materials or program-related fees/incurred expenses).
Source: University revenue.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PREVIOUSLY GRADUATED FROM FNU

This scholarship has been established for International Students previously graduated from an ESL program at FNU. Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
The scholarship is to be awarded to international students who have graduated from an ESL program at FNU and will reenroll in an associate degree program.
Basis for Selection: Applicant must have completed Intermediate Level or demonstrate proficiency in the English Language. All applicants will be interviewed by the ESL Division Head.
Sum awarded: The Scholarship is merit based and will cover up to 50% of the tuition fees.
The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above to be eligible for this Scholarship for the following semester.
The scholarship does not cover Registration and Application fees. All remaining fees must be paid on time or the student will lose his/her eligibility to the scholarship.
Source: University revenue.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

ALPHA PHI SIGMA – MU ZETA PRESIDENTIAL AWARD

The Alpha Phi Sigma – Mu Zeta Presidential Award is for those students who are Honor Society members and active members of the Mu Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma. The award of $1,000.00 is given every year to the winner of an essay contest on the subject of “How can an FNU degree assist you in becoming an ethical member within your profession?” Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
Deadline: July 31st and December 31st of every year.
All documents must be turned in, in a sealed envelope to the Advising Office before July 31st of each year.
Basis for Selection: The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay.
Sum Awarded: $1,000.00 will be applied to the student’s tuition at the moment of graduation from a Bachelor or Master Degree program.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR THE ALPHA PHI SIGMA–MU ZETA PRESIDENTIAL AWARD
The applicant must:
1. Be actively enrolled in an UPPER LEVEL or GRADUATE degree program at Florida National University (Students enrolled in the MBA program may apply).
2. Be enrolled at least half time in the junior or senior year of one of the following degree programs: Bachelor of Criminal Justice or Bachelor in Legal Studies
3. Be an active member of the Mu Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma
4. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5
5. Have participated in a MINIMUM of eight (8) Mu Zeta Chapter or Florida National University extracurricular events (ex. fundraisers, meetings, trainings, etc.) during the year prior to applying.
6. Provide One letter of recommendation from a faculty member
7. Submit a paper. Topic: How can an FNU degree assist you in becoming an ethical member within your profession?

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

Is a Florida National University Scholarship to be awarded to Men or Women Athletes who still have collegiate athletic eligibility remaining who possess the athletic ability and academic standards necessary to prosperously build upon the Department of Athletics Mission Statement. Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
Deadline: N/A
Basis for Selection: Meet academic standards and athletic expectations of Florida National University, its Athletic department and the athletes respective sport coach.
Source: University revenue.
Sum Awarded: Any dollar amount up to all tuition and fees for baccalaureate degree programs offered by Florida National University.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU GRADUATE ASSISTANT AND TEAM MANAGER SCHOLARSHIP

Are Florida National University Scholarships to be awarded to the following:
A: the Graduate Assistant Scholarship is awarded to a student registered in one of FNU’s Master programs:
B: the Team Manager Scholarship is to be awarded to a student registered in one of FNU’s baccalaureate degree programs:
…and has proven knowledge and background of how an Athletic Department functions.
The person must possess the academic standard and athletic stability necessary to promote the functionality of the Athletic Department and build upon the Athletic Departments’ Mission Statement. Specific programs are not eligible for this scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
Florida National University will award 2 scholarships per team.

Deadline: N/A
Basis for Selection: Meet FNU’s Academic standards and athletic expectations. Demonstrate functionality within the Athletic Department and the respective sport for which the student(s) will work with. Each applicant will go through an interview process.
Sum Awarded: Any dollar amount up to all tuition and fees for a graduate or baccalaureate degree program offered by Florida National University.

NOTE: The Graduate Assistant Scholarship is considered a Tuition Waiver. Students receiving this scholarship will not be able to request subsidized or unsubsidized loans.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU ATHLETIC FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Is a Florida National University Scholarship to be awarded to an incoming freshman that has graduated from an approved high school the prior year with a graduating GPA of 2.0 and will be pursuing a Bachelors (BA/BS) Degree at FNU. Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
This person must possess the academic standard (2.0) and maintain a 2.0 GPA every semester to continue to be eligible for the Academic Scholarship.
Deadline: N/A
Basis for Selection: Meet academic standards and show proof of approved High School Diploma from previous year to study at FNU.
Sum Awarded: Annual award of $500.00 per year

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU ATHLETIC INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Is a Florida National University Scholarship to be awarded to an international student pursuing a Bachelors (BA/BS) Degree at FNU. Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
This person must possess the academic standard (2.0) and maintain a 2.0 GPA every semester to continue to be eligible for the Academic Scholarship.
Deadline: N/A
Basis for Selection: Meet academic standards and show proof of international eligibility to study at FNU.
Sum Awarded: Annual award of $1,500.00 per year

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU ATHLETIC TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP

Is a Florida National University Scholarship to be awarded to a transfer student from another 2 or 4 year institution with a transferring GPA of 2.0 pursuing a Bachelors (BA/BS) Degree at FNU. This person must possess the academic standard (2.0) and maintain a 2.0 GPA every semester to continue to be eligible for the Academic Scholarship. Specific programs are not eligible for the scholarship. These programs are: MSN, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
Deadline: N/A
Basis for Selection: Meet academic standards and show proof of transfer status to study at FNU.
Sum Awarded: Annual award of $750.00 per year.

Full Athletic Scholarships are based on 12 credits a semester (24 credits for a School year and no classes during the SUMMER). Any extra credit requested by the students aside from the 24 credits to be taken in the calendar year will have to be paid by the student.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

The Academic Scholarship is granted to freshmen and transfer students according to their GPA and/or SAT/ACT scores. The list below specifies the yearly amount awarded. Recipients of this scholarship must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA every semester to continue to be eligible for the Academic Scholarship.

  • This scholarship is awarded at time of enrollment and renewed every academic year
ACT
16 – 20
21 – 25
26 -30
31 – 36
SAT
770 – 970
980 – 1180
1181 – 1350
1360 – 1600
GPA 2.0 – 2.4

1,260.00

1,386.00

1,512.00

1,638.00

GPA 2.5 – 2.9

1,764.00

1,890.00

2,016.00

2,142.00

GPA 3.0 – 3.5

2,268.00

2,394.00

2,520.00

2,646.00

GPA 3.6 – 4.0

2,772.00

2,898.00

3,024.00

3,150.00

For more information please contact Caridad Hernandez at csanchez@fnu.edu
FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to top applicants who have demonstrated commitment to community service. In order to qualify, applicants must turn in a documented list of community service activities completed in high school. This document must be signed by the high school counselor or cap advisor. Applications are available at the Academic Advising Office.

  • Annual award of $1,500 per year.
  • Renewable every year. Recipients must submit documentation of continued community service.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

Please note that students with full tuition scholarships are unable to apply for any other scholarships

 

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