Scholarship Opportunities

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: Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistant.
Deadline:N/A.
Basis for Selection: Student must be a graduate from one of FNU’s programs.
Source:University revenue.
Sum Awarded:The scholarship covers 25% 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.

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.
Deadline:N/A.
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:University revenue.
Sum Awarded:The scholarship covers 20% of the tuition cost for masters, baccalaureate, and associate degree programs offered by FNU.​

FNU 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.
Deadline:N/A
Basis for Selection: Based on GPA and/or SAT/ACT scores.
Source:University revenue.
Sum Awarded: Varies according to the GPA and/or SAT/ACT scores:

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

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

For more information please contact Caridad Hernandez at csanchez@fnu.edu

FNU 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 available through 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.
Deadline:N/A
Source:University revenue.
Sum Awarded: $1,500 per year.
For more information please contact Caridad Hernandez at csanchez@fnu.edu

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.
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.

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:
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 studies in Radiology.”
5. Demonstrate financial need.
6. Submit official high school transcript with the application.

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.
Deadline: N/A

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 STATE OF FLORIDA HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE SCHOLARSHIP

The FNU State of Florida Hospital Employee Scholarship is a Florida National University scholarship. The scholarship is to be awarded every year to active employees in hospitals in the State of Florida.
Basis for Selection: Must be an active hospital employee in the state of Florida; a letter from the employees Human Resources Department must be provided as well as the work ID.
Source of the Scholarship: University revenue.
Deadline: N/A
Sum Awarded: The scholarship covers 20% of the tuition cost for masters, baccalaureate, and associate degree programs offered by FNU.

GMR Transcription Scholarship

Scholarship Name – GGMR Transcription College Academic Scholarship
Provider Name – GMR Transcription Services, Inc.
Date Application is Available – Now
Deadline: Ongoing Quarterly on March 15th, June 15th, September 15th, and December 15th
Scholarship Amount – $ 500.00 per person
Number of Awards – 2 per quarter
Criteria & Link to Apply – See Below
Contact Information – Beth Worthy (714) 731-9000 beth@gmrtranscription.com

1. Sponsor Information:
GMR Transcription is a leading transcription services company that transcribes voice recordings for academic, business, legal, non-profit and other organizations. GMR also offers translation services from Spanish to English, English to Spanish, English to Mandarin and Mandarin to English, interpretation services and court reporting services. Over 6,300 GMR Transcription clients have been served by over 200 trained independent contracted transcribers.

2. Scholarship Information:
Requirements/Deadline:
a. Scholarship Deadline: Ongoing Quarterly on March 15th, June 15th, September 15th, and December 15th
b. Must be enrolled in a college/university, and use your college email address to register

3. Scholarship Package Includes:
• $500.00 Academic scholarship
• Free optional transcription certification course leading to independent transcriber part-time work, valued at $399.
• Certificate of course completion if final is passed

4. Students can apply at this link:

http://www.gmrtranscription.com/academictranscription.aspx

Latino Entertainment Scholarship

What are the TV and entertainment industries doing to reach the Latino community? Tell USDish to win!
Win $1,000 Toward Tuition!
Deadline: December 21,2013
How to apply:
• Write a 300-500 word article about how the TV and entertainment industries have adapted to the growing Latino market in the United States.
• Submit your article here. The scholarship will close on December 21, 2013 and the winner will be announced on January 6, 2014.
• Make sure to “Like” our Facebook page to receive updates about the scholar-ship throughout the semester. We will be contacting the winner via email, so keep your eyes open for the announcement.

For more information please click here

Scholarships for Education

The Imagine America Foundation is offering five $500 scholarships towards the price of tuition for next month’s APSCU 2013 Leadership Institute, also sponsored by IAF. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so apply today for your scholarship.
Deadline: December 31
How to apply:
• Submit a short, 200 word statement about your background, goals, and desires for working with our institutions.
• Include any community involvement/volunteer activities you consider relevant.
• Email your statement, along with your name, title, institution, and contact information to events@apscu.org.
• Within 24 hours of your submission, APSCU will contact you with the selection decision.

For more information please click here

Legal Leaders Scholarship

The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a career in law. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: pre-law, paralegal studies, or working towards their juris doctorate in any concentration of the law.
Deadline: July 15,2014
Eligibility
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be a full-time student attending (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) an accredited institution of higher education.
- Must demonstrate admission and plans to enroll, or proof of current enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education. *If you have not yet received your acceptance into college or law school, you may still apply, but the scholarship will not be released without proof of acceptance and enrollment.
- Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information please click here

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

The American Bar Association (ABA) Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school. During his term as ABA President, William G. Paul initiated the scholarship to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to apply to and attend law school.
Deadline: N/A
For more information please click here

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

The purpose of the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (NURSE Corps SP) is to provide scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Scholarships are awarded competitively and consist of payment for tuition, required school fees, Other Reasonable Costs and a monthly support stipend.
Deadline: May 2,2013
For more information please click here

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?”

Deadline: July 31st and December 31st of every year.
Please see Chapter Advisor, Jelenny Hernandez for more information. All documents must be turned in, in a sealed envelope to the Advising Office before July 31st.

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?

For more information please contact Jelenny Hernandez at:jhernandez@fnu.edu

 

LatPro Scholarship

LatPro.com will be awarding $3,000 annually. Scholarships are open to all Hispanic and bilingual students. The next application deadline for each of the scholarships will be April 30, 2014. To apply, click here:
Latpro Scholarship Information

 

DiversityJobs.com’s Scholarship

DiversityJobs.com will be awarding $3,000 annually. Scholarships are open to all students. The next application deadline for each of the scholarships will be April 30, 2014. To apply, click here:
DiversityJobs.com’s Scholarship Information

 

JustJobs.com’s Scholarship

JustJobs.com will be awarding $3,000 annually. Scholarships are open to all students. The next application deadline for each of the scholarships will be April 30, 2014. To apply, click here:
JustJobs Scholarship Information

 

Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program

Program Description:

The Access to Better Learning and Education (ABLE) Grant Program provides tuition assistance to Florida undergraduate students enrolled in degree programs.

Initial Eligibility Requirements to Receive Funding
Deadline: N/A
The student will:

Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. A student’s residency and citizenship status are determined by the postsecondary institution. Questions regarding such status should be directed to the financial aid office or admissions office of the institution the student plans to attend.

Not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made.

Not have previously received a baccalaureate degree.

Enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours per term, or the equivalent at an eligible Florida college or university in a baccalaureate degree program.

Meet Florida’s general eligibility requirements for receipt of state aid.

For more information visit:

http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/ABLE.pdf

 

FLORIDA STUDENT ASSISTANCE GRANT (FSAG)

The Florida Student Assistance Grant is a State of Florida grant awarded on the basis of student financial need and availability of funds. The awards may vary in amount from $200 to $1500 per academic year. The FSAG is available for associate of arts or science degree program students only.

Deadline: N/A
Requirements for the FSAG:

  1. Be a Florida resident for at least two consecutive years.
  2. Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  3. Demonstrate financial need.
  4. Be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED).
  5. Be enrolled in a B.S., A.A. or A.S. program.

 

FLORIDA BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP

Program Description:

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program establishes three lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement. The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program is comprised of the following three awards:

Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) award (including Academic Top Scholars (ATS) award)

Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS) award

Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars (GSV) award

Initial Eligibility Requirements to Receive Funding

The student will:

1.Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. A student’s residency and citizenship status are determined by the postsecondary institution. Questions regarding such status should be directed to the financial aid office or admissions office of the institution the student plans to attend.

2.Not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made.

3.Meet specific coursework and minimum grade point average (GPA) and test score requirements which are outlined on the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) Web site www.FloridaStudentFinancialAid.org/SSFAD/bf/acadrequire.htm.

4.ATS – The Academic Top Scholars award, announced by the Florida Department of Education before the end of the fall term after all term one disbursements are reported, is awarded to the Florida Academic Scholar with the highest academic ranking in each county (based on the product of multiplying the Bright Futures GPA and the highest qualifying SAT/ACT test score).The recipient receives a cost per credit hour award established by the Florida Legislature in the General Appropriations Act in addition to the Florida Academic Scholars award.
For current year award amounts visit: www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/bf/awardamt.htm

Applying for an Award For Initial Eligibility
The student will:

1.Submit a fully completed error free Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Application during the last year in high school (after December 1 and prior to graduation) by accessing www.FloridaStudentFinancialAid.org online (select State Grants, Scholarships & Applications, then Apply Here). The application gives the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) permission to evaluate the student’s high school transcript and standardized test scores for eligibility for a Bright Futures Scholarship and other state scholarships and grants.

2.Apply during the last year in high school, before graduation, or forfeit all future eligibility for a Bright Futures Scholarship.
Deadline: After December 1 and prior to graduation

FEDERAL WORK-STUDY PROGRAM

Under Title I-C of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, Florida National University participates in the Federal Work – Study Program, which creates part-time job opportunities for students from low-income families. These jobs range from five to twenty-five hours per week.

Deadline: N/A

STUDENTS QUALIFY FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE FEDERAL WORK STUDY PROGRAM IF THEY ARE:

- In need of financial aid as shown by the “Financial Aid Form” or the “Family Financial Statement”.

- Capable of good academic work in college.

- Able to meet job qualifications.

- Accepted for admission as full time students (12 credits) in good standing.

Students with required skills and experiences may qualify for jobs in the following fields: clerical assistant, library assistant, typist, instructional assistant, and several off-campus positions.

 

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 College 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.
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 College Degree.”
  5. Demonstrate financial need.
  6. Submit official high school transcript with the application.

 

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. 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. 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. Demonstrate financial need.
  5. Submit official high school transcript with the application.

 

FNU/GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP

The FNU/Government Scholarship is a Florida National University scholarship. The scholarship is to be awarded every year to government employees.

Deadline: N/A
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 15% of the tuition cost for masters, baccalaureate and associate degree programs offered by FNU.

BERTHA 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 the ASN and Respiratory Therapy, AS program enrolling in the Advanced Bachelor of Science in Nursing or in the RRT to BSRRT Advanced in order to honor them for their outstanding effort completing the ASN or Respiratory Therapy, AS program and for their help assisting the hospitals earn their Magnet status or any Allied Health graduate entering the Generic BSN or a BSRRT.

Deadline: June 1
Basis for Selection: Be an FNU graduate from the ASN program or any Allied Health Program. Have an RN or RRT active license (for Advanced Program).
Sum Awarded: The recipients will be awarded a scholarship covering 20% of their tuition.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR THE BERTA REDONDO SCHOLARSHIP
The applicant must:

  1. Complete and submit a scholarship application.