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Tom Burnett Leadership Scholarship Essay

Doing Something That Matters

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We’re focused on programs dedicated to our nation’s youth. From special camps to counsel children who have lost a loved one, to leadership scholarships and programs – together, we’re making things happen!

Educational Programs
Citizenship Education™, from the Tom Burnett Family Foundation, is a middle school curriculum that nurtures the hero in every student and teaches the value of involvement in our communities. This program provides middle school teachers with innovative and engaging activities that make civic instruction relevant. It equips each student with the tools to be an active citizen and provides a service experience that teaches values, builds confidence and connects kids and communities. For middle schools interested in participating in this program, please register today!

Scholarships
The Tom Burnett Family Foundation has helped establish Leadership scholarships and programs at the following educational institutions:
  1. University of Minnesota , Minneapolis, MN ( Read More > )
  2. St. Johns University, Collegeville, MN
  3. Thomas Jefferson High School, Bloomington, MN
  4. John F. Kennedy High School, Bloomington, MN
  5. Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, CA

Helping Children Heal
In conjunction with the Moyer Foundation, The Tom Burnett Family Foundation has helped to establish three special camps open to any child who has suffered a loss of someone close to them.

Please click on the scholarship name to get more information.

  • Bank of America Scholarship Fund

    Scholarship Recipient:

    Must be a first-time-in college (FTIC) student entering a state public university

    Other Requirements:

    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need as defined by the university's financial aid office.
    • Recipient must demonstrate a strong history of community service as determined by the university.
    • Minimum 3.3 GPA required

    TEST SEPT 25 2015

    Scholarship Link: http://www.fau.edu/admissions/scholarships-fr.php



  • Daniel B. and Aurel B. Newell Doctoral Fellowship

    ●  Doctoral graduate student

    ●  Registrered for a minimum of 9 credit hours

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.7 or higher

    Scholarship Link: http://www.fau.edu/graduate/prospectivestudents/financing/fellowshipandawards/index.php#ndf



  • Andrew Todd Auster Alumni Scholarship

    ●  Undergradute or Graduate student

    ●  Enrolled full-time - must have completed one semester

    ●  Degree seeking

    ●  Be involved in Civic, Athletic, Professional or Educational organizations

    ●  Demonstrate financial need - must have FAFSA

    ●  Good academic standing

     Note:  

    ●  Recipients must make a commitment to becoming an active, participating member in the FAU National Alumni Association.

    For more information: http://www.faualumni.org/



  • Innovation Centre Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the School of Architecture

    ●  Undergraduate student

    ●  Reside in Palm Beach County

    ●  GPA:  2.0 or higher



  • John Miklos Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the Master's in Public Administration program

    ●  Graduate student

    ●  Registered full-time

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  Must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.2 or higher



  • Juanita Brown Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Making progress toward a degree

    ●  Good academic standing with a GPA of 3.25 or higher

     

    TEST SEPT 25 2015



  • The Ken P. Hoffman Memorial Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the School of Accounting

    ●  Member of the Accounting Student Association

    Note:

    ●  Preference is given to officers of the Accounting Student Association.



  • Barbara L. and C. Harrison Newman Memorial Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business and are in their fifth year program in the School of Accounting

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Barzilay Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Transfer student from Broward College



  • Frances and Victor Ginsberg Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • William E. Pollier Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Graduating Senior continuing on as a full-time student in a master's program

    ●  Outstanding student



  • Howard Guggenheim Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Graduate student

    Notes:

    ●  Preference will be given to former FAU student athletes who are pursuing graduate study.

    ●  Priority will be given to former members of FAU's football team, followed by former members of FAU's women's athletic teams.

    ●  Additional preference will be given to graduate students seeking a degree in the College of Business.

    NOTE: The scholarship application can be downloaded from the Financial Aid website at: http://www.fau.edu/finaid/typesofaid/general_sch.php. Submit application along with any other documentation to the Office of Student Financial Aid.



  • Bernard Kozel and Molly Foreman Kozel Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Interest in Marketing



  • Alvin and Lenore Katz General Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Single parent

    ●  Show excellent academic achievement

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Virginia & Douglas Stewart Business Ethics Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Commitment to community service

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Students under consideration must complete either the Ethical Environment or Business Law course.



  • Interfaith Student Leadership Award

    ●  Active in interfaith service initiatives through the Interfaith Sub-committee of FAU.

    Note:

    ●  Applicants must enter an essay competition.

    Scholarship link: http://www.fau.edu/hr/diversity/Interfaith_Committee.php



  • Distinguished Student Award

    ●  Full-time or part-time student

    ●  Nominees must have completed at least 78 credits toward bachelor's degree in declared major 

    ●   The 78 credits toward the declared major must be completed by the end of the term, prior to the term in which the award is presented

    ●   At least 18 of 78 credits must have been completed at FAU

    ●   At least 18 of 78 credits must have been completed in the year prior to term in which the award is given

    ●   GPA:  3.4 or higher

    Note:  

    ●  Students may be nominated by either the Colleges, the Office of Student Affairs, or a Faculty and Staff member. 

    ●  Award recipients are expected to attend a special event in the Spring semester.

    Scholarship Link: http://www.fau.edu/provost/awards.php



  • Stan and Renee Wimberly Scholarship

    ●  Academically oustanding student as determined by the Honors Convocation Scholarship Committee. 

    Scholarship link:  http://www.fau.edu/provost/awards.php



  • Herman Joachim Endowed Music Award

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Music



  • Maestro Mark Azzolina Endowed Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Music

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    Note:

    ●  Scholarship is based on talent. 

    ●  Preference is given to Florida students.  



  • R.L. Marietta Philosophy Prize

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in one of the programs offered by the Department of Philosophy



  • Sondra H. Better Memorial Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College for Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Majoring in Criminal Justice

    ●  Good standing with a GPA of 3.5 or higher



  • Alumni Health Administration Scholarship

    ●  Awards to recipients of columbia/hca palms west hospital

    Scholarship Link: http://www.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/financial.htm



  • Donald Hamilton McGreevy, Sr. Philosophy Scholars

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in either Philosophy, or Women's Studies with a minor in Philosophy



  • FAU National Alumni Association Scholarship Endowment

    Application must be completed and returned with at least one (and no more than three) letter(s) of recommendation to the FAU Financial Aid Office. Only full-time (undergraduate and graduate) students will be considered. Must have completed one semester.

    Scholarships are awarded based on review by the Alumni Scholarship Committee. The Alumni Scholarship Award Committee selects recipients on the basis of many factors, including:

     

    • Good academic standing
    • Demonstrated financial need (FAFSA must be on file with Student Financial Aid office)
    • Involvement in civic, athletic, professional and educational organizations
    • Desire to complete a degree at FAU
    • Commitment to becoming an active, participating Alumni Association member
    • Additional consideration given to members of the Student Alumni Association
    • Letter(s) of recommendation

    Scholarship link:  http://www.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/financial.htm



  • Percy & Pauline Greenberg Memorial Award Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Major must be within one of the following departments: Department of Political Science or Department of History

    ●  Graduating Senior



  • Herman D. and Jacqueline L. Becker Award in Political Science

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Political Science

    ●  Actively involved in political affairs

    Note:

    ●  Based on academic achievement

    ●  Recipient must show potential for contributions to improvements to government and contributions to their community.



  • Rae Raskin Memorial Scholarship in Political Science

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Political Science

    ●  Graduate student



  • Richard Snyder Memorial Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Junior status

    ●  Full-time student

    ●  Transfer student

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher



  • Robert G. Queen Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Enrolled in the Construction Project Coordinator Program

    ●  Completed the first three Blue Print Reading Courses with perfect attendance

    ●  Must have paid for aforementioned classes themselves (not paid for by employer.)

    Note:

    ●  Classes must be a benefit to recipient's career.  



  • The Gatlin Scholar in Political Science

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Political Science

    ●  GPA:  3.25 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Students are required to submit their best research paper and an application letter outlining their goals in Political Science in order to be considered for this award.          



  • John Canada MPA Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Majoring in Public Administration

    ●  Graduate Student



  • Jane Thompson Award Endowment Fund

    ●  College for Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Graduate student

    Note:

    ●  Award was established to provide a one-year internship. May be used for expenses associated with the internship or with academic endeavors at FAU.    



  • Jerry F. Hackett Scholarship (Academic Excellence Scholarship)

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Junior status

    ●  Completed, or have in progress, three criminal justice courses (resident faculty courses only)

    ●  Demonstrate a record of service to the community, university, or discipline of criminal justice

    ●  GPA:  3.25 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Student must apply by the mid-term of the Spring semester and will have completed his or her junior year by the end of the Spring semester in which they applied.



  • Rafael Ampuero Memorial Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Political Science

    ●  Sophomore status or higher

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher



  • Hugh W. Ripley Endowed Prize in History

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in a program within the Department of History 

    Note:

    ●   The recipient of this award shall be determined by the Department of History selection committee based on the student's performance in History Methods or Senior Seminar.  



  • F. Louis and May Jean Wolff Foundation Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College for Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Majoring in a program within the School of Architecture

    ●  Resident of South Florida

    ●  U.S. Citizen

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Recipients are encouraged after graduation to contribute resources to assist students.



  • Falkanger Architecture Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College for Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Majoring in a program within the School of Architecture

    ●  Good academic standing



  • Urban & Regional Planning Alumni Scholarship

    ●  Admitted into the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program

    ●  Full-time student

    ●  GRE score:  1200 or higher (cumulative)

    ●  GPA:  3.2 or higher(last 60 credit hours of undergraduate program)

    Notes:

    ●  Applicants must also supply 2 letters of recommendation.

    ●  Recipient will work in research with a faculty member and intern in the field. 

    ●  Upon graduation student must write a 3-5 page scholarship report.



  • Oscar Vagi Traveling Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College for Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Majoring in a program within the School of Architecture

    ●  Good standing

    Note:

    ●  Recipient must participate in a study abroad or travel abroad program approved by the School of Architecture and submit an essay/personal statement. 



  • W.S. Brown Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Majoring in Real Estate



  • Julius Kaufman Art Educators Fellowship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Visual Art (Studio or Art History)

    ●  Demonstrate academic achievement

    Notes:

    ●  Applicant must also supply a written recommendation by a tenure track faculty member from the Department of Visual Art and Art History.

    ●  Recipient must have a willingness to work a flexible 20 hour per week schedule that includes: 2 days a week at the Wayne Barton Study Center's after school program, with the remaining hours at the University Galleries. May include some Saturdays.

    ●  Recipient must be available to participate in the Museum Education Program training program.  



  • Daniel Lieberfarb Scholarship for the Outstanding Motion Picture Business Student

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Taking Motion Picture Industry courses



  • Haychel Gomez Melli & Patrick Melli Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Preference is given to Latin women living in Dade, Broward or Palm Beach Counties. 



  • J.M. Family Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Full-time student

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher



  • Virginia & Douglas Stewart Business Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business



  • Robert L. Bok Endowed Scholarship in Business

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  High academic performance

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    Note:

    ●  Recipient must not be considered for any other scholarships. 



  • Robert M. and Nadine A. Fitzgerald Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Full-time or part-time student

    ●  Degree seeking

    ●  GPA:  3.8 or higher



  • Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning-Michael Gersten

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Majoring in Finance, Accounting or Estate Planning

    ●  Undergraduate or graduate

    ●  Full-time student

    ●  Good academic standing



  • Louis J. Prenner Memorial Scholarship Endowed

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Majoring in entrepreneurial studies

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Involvement in extracurricular activities will be considered.



  • Theatre Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in a performance or non-performance degree in the theatre arts

    ●  Florida resident



  • Lee J. & Esther S. Steindel Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Full-time or part-time student

    ●  Involved in community service

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  This is a business ethics scholarship.  

    ●  Applicant must complete the three-credit Business Law course.



  • Paul Zelenkofske Accounting Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Majoring in Accounting

    ●  3rd, 4th or 5th year in studies

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to non-traditional students who are working while going to school. 



  • Griswold Theatre Scholarship/Award Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Outstanding student in the Department of Theatre



  • The Suheyla Gencsoy Spirit of Freedom Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Majoring in International Business

    ●  Graduate of an American or Turkish high school

    ●  Fluent in English

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Notes:

    ●  Preference given to students with an interest in Turkish studies.

    ●  Preference given to those who demonstrate financial need.

    ●  Applicants must supply three letters of recommendation. 



  • Harold Burris-Meyer Endowed Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Theatre

    ●  Demontrate financial need



  • Michael Rothbaum Scholarship Program

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Full-time student

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  First preference given to students majoring in Accounting

    ●  Applicants must submit an essay of up to 250 words



  • Patricia M. Courtenay Doctoral Fellowship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Comparative Studies (Ph.D. program)

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  GPA:  3.7 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to students with financial need and/or are active in public/community services.



  • Business Ethics Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Involved in community service

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Applicants must have completed BUL 4442 (Ethical Environment of Business Law) or an equivalent 3 credit course.



  • Maale, Feuerlein and Redman Awards for Excellence in Economics

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Scholarship is for exceptional students studying economic principles. 



  • American Media Inc. Scholarships Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  For students interested in a career in communication, journalism, advertising, marketing, business, english, graphic arts, art design, music/theatre business management., accounting or pre-law.

    Note:

    ●  Recipients will also be offered a paid summer internship at American Media, Inc. either before or after the scholarship is awarded. 



  • Hilda A. Krinzman Ethics Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Involved in community service

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Applicants must have completed a course in Business Law or Advanced Business Law or a course studying the ethical environment of business. 



  • North Broward Hospital District Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Majoring in Health Administration

    ●  Reside in Broward County



  • Helen L. Prenner Memorial Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Majoring in Health Administration

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Extracurricular activities, family and employment obligations are also considered.



  • In Good Company Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Undergraduate or graduate

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  Involved in community service

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Applicant must be registered for an undergraduate or graduate level course in the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) program.

    ●  Applicant must provide verification of completed community  volunteer work.

    ●  Students applying for the Graduate Assistant position must be enrolled or in or have completed the graduate level ACE course entitled Sustainability Leadership.



  • Welcom H. Watson Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in College of Business

    ●  Resident of Broward County

    ●  Demonstrate commitment to community service

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Applicant must have completed the course: Ethical Environment of Business Law (BUL4442) or an equivalent 3 credit course.



  • State Farm Insurance Companies Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Taking courses within the School of Finance, Insurance and Economics

    ●  Junior or senior year of study

    ●  Full-time student

    ●  GPA:  3.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Applicant must be interested in completing the prescribed courses to complete a"Certificate In Insurance Studies."

    ●  Applicant must be interested in a career path within the insurance industry.



  • Laura Sylvia Myers Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Must have completed all the requirements for graduation and the womens studies certificate.

    Note:

    ●  This award will recognize a female student who has demonstrated a commitment to feminist ideals and/or leadership.



  • Minto Communities Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in College of Business, or

    ●  Enrolled in the College for Design and Social Inquiry, or

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

    ●  Majoring in either of these programs:  Marketing, Real Estate, Architecture, or Civil Engineering

    ●  Full-time or part-time status

    ●  Florida resident

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Scholarship Link: http://business.fau.edu/undergraduate/current-students/scholarships/index.aspx#.UQbZ_x1sh8E



  • Take Note Music Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring or minoring in Music

    ●  Reside in South Florida

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher (in Music)

    ●  GPA:  overall 2.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need.



  • Florida Institute of CPAs Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Majoring in Accounting

    ●  Junior status or higher 

    ●  Degree-seeking student 

    ●  Reside or work in Broward County

    Note:

    ●  Academic achievement, extracurricular activities, employment or service in the accounting profession will also be considered.



  • Rosalie Premuroso Scholarship Endowed Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Business

    ●  Ph.D. accounting candidate



  • The Broward Challenge Fund

    ●  Undergraduate or graduate

    ●  Good academic standing

    ●  Enrolled for at least 50% of their credit hours on a Broward campus

    ●  Demonstrate financial need 

    Note:  

    ●  This award provides emergency assistance to students who do not qualify for other Federal and State aid programs, but are defined as economically disadvantaged by Federal guidelines. 

    ●  International students are also eligible.

    Scholarship Link: http://www.fau.edu/broward/future/Scholarships.php



  • Robert J. and Inez Persson Bailyn Endowment Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in a program within the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies

    ●  Demonstrated desire to pursue a career in print and multi-media journalism

    ●  Demonstrate a positive attitude and exemplary behavior as an ambassador of the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies

    ●  Demonstrate satisfactory progress towards graduation

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher



  • The Hundred Club of Broward County Inc. Scholarship (1)

    For dependents of Deceased or Disabled Law Enforcement Officers, Firefighters, or Peace Officers

    ●  Must be a dependent, spouse, or child of a deceased or disabled Broward County law enforcement officer, firefighter, or peace officer

    ●  Full-time or part-time status

    ●  Degree-seeking student

    ●  GPA:  2.0 or higher

    Scholarship Link: http://www.fau.edu/broward/future/Scholarships.php



  • The Hundred Club of Broward County Inc. Scholarship (2)

    For dependents of living Law Enforcement Officers, Firefighters, or Peace Officers

    ●  Must be a dependent, spouse, or child of a living Broward County law enforcement officer, firefighter, or peace officer

    ●  Full-time or part-time status

    ●  Degree-seeking student

    ●  GPA:  2.0 or higher

    Scholarship Link: http://www.fau.edu/broward/future/Scholarships.php



  • The Hundred Club of Broward County Inc. Scholarship (3)

    For dependents of veterans killed in the line of duty

    ●  Must be a dependent of aveteran killed in the line of duty

    ●  Full-time or part-time status

    ●  Degree-seeking student

    ●  GPA:  2.0 or higher

    Scholarship Link: http://www.fau.edu/broward/future/Scholarships.php



  • Pat L. Tornillo, Jr. Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enolled in the College of Education

    ●  Undergraduate

    ●  U.S. citizen or permanent resident

    ●  Degree seeking

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher (cumulative, at an accredited secondary school) 

    Note:

    ●  For students who have been accepted for their freshman year at a State University System institution and who are committed to pursuing a career in education.

    ●  The student's commitment to education will consist of a statement of personal educational goals of no more than one page plus a signed affirmation that he or she plans to major in education.



  • Eleanor R. Baldwin Scholarship Fund

    ● Applicant must be a Senior or Graduate Student

    ● Education Major

    ● Demonstrate financial need

    ● Senior GPA: 3.2 or higher; Graduate GPA: 3.5 or higher

    ● Applicants must take some classes at the Boca Raton Campus

    ● Scholarship awarded based on leadership/leadership potential

    NOTE: The scholarship application can be downloaded from the Financial Aid website at: http://www.fau.edu/finaid/typesofaid/general_sch.php. Submit application along with any other documentation to the Office of Student Financial Aid.



  • The David and Eleanore Rukin Memorial Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Majoring in Exercise Science and Health Promotions

    ●  Senior status 

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Student must be taking classes in Physiology and Kniesiology.



  • Harry Harmes Memorial Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Ph.D. in Educational Leadership

    ●  Outstanding student



  • The Duprees Endowed Music Scholarship Funded by the Groskins

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring or minoring in music

    ●  Making progress towards graduation

    ●  Demonstrate positive attitude and exemplary behavior as an ambassador for the Department of Music

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher (in music courses)

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher (overall)

    Note:

    ●  Applicants must have a B+ or higher in applied lessons and ensemble(s)



  • Dr. Dorothy S. Laird E.G. Carel Endowed Scholarship

    ●  GPA:  2.8 or higher (undergraduate)

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher (graduate)

    Notes:

    ●  Preference given to students enrolled in: Education, Science, Business, Engineering, Social Sciences or Humanities programs.  

    ●  Applicants must demonstrate good moral character by providing three letters or recognition, one of which must be from the head of a recognized Catholic, Protestant or Jewish organization.

    Scholarship link:  http://www.coe.fau.edu/students/scholarships/



  • Claudia Clark Memorial Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  A commitment to, and participation in, meaningful and high level of scholarship during studies at FAU

    ●  Superior performance in direct service activities with children or adults with autism or other significant disabilities  



  • Norma Gram Memorial Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Demonstrate financial need 

    Note:

    ●  Award is based on scholastic achievement.



  • Simone de Beauvoir in Memoriam Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Senior status

    ●  Outstanding student

    ●  Taking, or have taken, courses in Women's Studies

    Notes:

    ●  Preference given to females.



  • GFWC Royale Women's Club Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  This scholarship award is given to deserving students enrolled in an FAU program of health related studies



  • James D. Logsdon Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Demonstrate financial need 

    Note:

    ●  Award is based on academic performance.



  • Dr. Richard W.J. Hayman Scholarship in Music

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Music

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  GPA:  3.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Applicant must write a 300 word essay describing why he or she is deserving of this award.   

    ●  A music faculty evaluation of student's skill level, career potential and dedication must also be submitted with application.



  • North Broward Hospital District Graduate Assistantship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Majoring in Exercise Science and Health Promotion

    Notes:

    ●  This is a collaborative effort between North Broward Hospital District and the Department of Exercise Science & Health Promotions, to work on various areas of study to benefit the hospital, the university and the community. 

    ●  Students are expected to work 20 hours per week during each semester on a project established by the hospital and the department. 



  • Ernest O. Melby Fellowship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Evidence of field experience in community education

    ●  Evidence of knowledge of the history & philosophical tenets of community education

    ●  Evidence of a commitment to pursue a career in community education

    ●  Evidence of community leadership & service

    Note:

    ●  Recipient may not hold outside employment during fellowship year.



  • Katherine Dexter Treadwell Memorial Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Graduate student (pursuing master's degree in Counselor Education)

    ●  Demonstrate financal need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to female students.



  • Fields Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    Note:

    ●  Preference is given to secondary education majors (undergraduate or graduate)



  • Stephen H. Voss Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Majoring in Education (concentration in Elementary Education)

    ●  Undergraduate status

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    Note:

    ●  Eligibility for the award is based on academic performance, the financial need and the promise of success of the applicant. 

    ●  Applicant must provide evidence that he/she has already been formally admitted to the undergraduate Elementary Education program, copies of academic transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, CLAST scores, and a copy of the student's planned program signed by the student's assigned advisor, the chair of the Dept of Teacher Education and director of Academic and Student Services. 

    ●  Other appropriate documents such as letters of recommendation and verification of need should be included with application.



  • Bob Graham Fellowship in Growth Management

    ●  Enrolled in the College for Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Majoring in Public Administration (concentration in Growth Management)

    ●  Graduate status



  • Mildred Kytlica Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Female

    ●  Good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher



  • Ed Dail Memorial Fellowship

    ●  Enrolled in the College for Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Considering a career is water management

    ●  Graduate student

    ●  Demonstrate leadership qualities/skills

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Richard & Shirley Pendell Presbyterian Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Pursuing a teaching degree

    ●  Resides in one of the following counties:  Martin, St. Lucie or Palm Beach

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to Presbyterian students.



  • Shamrock Society Endowed Teacher Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Plans to enter the teaching field



  • Mary R. Leiper Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to African-American students



  • W. Dorne & J. Latham Kiwanis Education Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Admitted to an undergraduate teacher training program in the College of Education

    ●  Resides in Boca Raton

    ●  Graduate of a Boca Raton area high school

    ●  Agrees to maintain a full-time or approved academic schedule



  • Mary Brogan Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education



  • IBM Southeast FECU McArthur Campus Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled at the John D. MacArthur Campus of FAU

    ●  Studying Life Sciences, such as, but not limited to:  Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Biochemistry

    For more information: http://www.fau.edu/jupiter/financial-aid.php



  • John F. & Gingerlee Pritchett Undergraduate Elementary Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Majoring in Elementary Education

    ●  Undergraduate status



  • Julie Jackson Endowed Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Pursuing a degree in the Department of Exceptional Student Education (concentration in the area of Developmental Disabilities)

    ●  Graduate status 



  • Virginia D. Kelly Exercise, Science & Health Promotion Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Pursuing degree in Health Sciences

    ●  Graduate status

    Note:

    ●  Applicant must have completed at least one year of graduate study.

    ●  Award is based on merit.

    ●  Preference given to Christian students.



  • Donald G. MacKenzie Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Good academic standing



  • The Hugh & Anny Godsey Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Making progress towards a degree

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.75 or higher



  • Joseph and Muriel Mark Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Doctoral student

    ●  Pursuing a degree in Educational Leadership (entering dissertation phase)



  • Esther Saylor Rothenberger Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Accepted into the undergraduate or masters program

    ●  Outstanding student



  • The Traica Vangeloff Thomas Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Pursuing a teaching degree

    Note:

    ●  Award is for talented education students who have intentions of making community education their career.



  • Holistic Nursing Practice Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Pursuing a degree in the field of holistic nursing practice



  • Alice Mannin Memorial Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Pursuing a teaching degree

    Note:

    ●  Award is for talented education students who have intentions of making counselor education their career. 

    ●  Some preference based upon financial necessity may be shown.  



  • Essie C. Crain Nursing Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing



  • John W. Temple Teacher Education Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education



  • John E. Miklos Exceptional Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Undergraduate or Graduate status

    ●  Studying in the area of mental retardation or diversified disabilities



  • Adeline Haiduck Scholarship In Nursing

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing



  • The James Woodruff, Jr. Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education 

    ●  Involved in civic, athletic, professional or educational organizations

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    Note:

    ●  Applicant must supply one to three letters of recommendation.

    ●  Award is also based on academic potential.



  • Lenny & Judy Pippin Alumni Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education 

    ●  Degree seeking 

    ●  Good academic standing

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Toppel Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Undergraduate status  

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    Note:

    ●  Award is for students who are viable candidates for their degree.  



  • Henderson Awards

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Award is for students and faculty for their outstanding achievement.  



  • Ammi C. Ellington Teacher Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Pursuing a degree within the Department of Teacher Education

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  Good academic standing

    ●  Making progress toward degree

    ●  Demonsrate financial need



  • Taylor, Meltzer & Freed Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Graduate status

    ●  Pursuing a degree in Environmental Education

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to those students that are teaching in the Palm Beach County School District.  



  • Virginia and Douglas Stewart Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Education

    ●  Undergraduate or Graduate status

    ●  Pursuing a degree within the Department of Teacher Education and Department of Exceptional Student Education

    ●  GPA: 3.0 or higher (Education coursework)

    Notes:

    ●  Recipient must be fully enrolled in student teaching.

    ●  Teach elementary aged students.

    ●  Be recommended by the faculty of the department in which they will student teach.



  • LLS College of Nursing Graduate Stipend Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Studying for their doctorate degree



  • William and Helen Thomas Nursing Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing



  • The Lost Tree Village Foundation Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Junior level or higher

    ●  Live a complex life

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Helen K. Persson Scholarship/Good Samaritan Medical Center

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Currently a nurse at Good Samaritan Medical Center

    ●  GPA:  2.75 or higher 

    Note:

    ●  Applicant must be in the professional phase.



  • ASME Section Scholarship Fund

    ● Enrolled in the College of Engineering

    ● Majoring in Mechanical Engineering

    ● Junior or Senior level

    ● Full-time status

    ● Must demonstrate financial need

    ● Good academic standing

    ● Making progress toward degree

    ● Involved with community or school service and participate in ASME related activities



  • Aaron Finerman Memorial Award

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Science

    ●  Undergraduate level

    ●  Pursuing a degree in either Computer Science, or Computer Engineering



  • Helen L. Morley Scholarship Fund for Nursing

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing



  • LoBello Innovation Leadership Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Science

    ●  Junior or Senior level

    ●  U.S. citizen

    ●  Participating in the Innovation Leadership Academic Program

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or above

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to female students.



  • AT&T Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Science

    ●  GPA:  3.3 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to minorities, and deserving and academically qualified non-traditional-aged women studying electrical engineering. 



  • Gertrude E. Skelly Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Undergraduate or Graduate level

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.75 or higher



  • Siemens Public Switching Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Science

    ●  Pursuing a degree in either Engineering, or Computer Science

    Note:

    ●  Special consideration given to minorities. 



  • Racal-Datacom Award Of Excellence

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Science

    ●  Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in either: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering

    ●  Entering senior year

    ●  Outstanding student

    ●  Demonstrate financial need 

    ●  Academic achievement, and involvement/interest in the Telecommunications field



  • Keith and Schnars, P.A. Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in either: College of Engineering & Computer Science, or College for Design & Social Inquiry

    ●  Pursuing a degree in either: Civil Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, or Urban and Regional Planning

    ●  Undergraduate level

    ●  Junior or senior year

    ●  U.S. citizen or local South Florida resident

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Award is also based on potential of the student to be a leader and/or productive member of the civil engineering, land surveying and mapping (Geomatics), or urban and regional planning professions.  



  • Denys Akhurst Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Science



  • Ocean Engineering Endowed Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Sciene

    ●  Pursuing a deree within the Department of Ocean Engineering

    ●  Freshman, or transfer student from FAU's service area

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to students graduating from high school marine magnet programs in the area. 



  • Andrew Montano Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Science

    ●  Majoring in Mechanical Engineering

    ●  Possess strong moral character

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher



  • Patricia Delle Fave Nursing Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    Note:

    ●  Award will also be based on academic achievement.



  • Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund

    ●  Majoring in Civil Engineering

    ●  Junior status of higher

    ●  Demonstrate an interest in water resources, water, and wastewater treatment and related fields

    ●  GPA: 3.2 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Award is based on merit and potential for contribtions to the field and profession

    ●  Must participate in the FWEA student design competition



  • Eric Alexander Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Engineering & Computer Science

    ●  Enrolled at the Treasure Coast Campus

    ●  Part-time or full-time

    ●  Major: Computer Science or Information Engineering Technology or other similar studies at FAU

    ●  Demonstrate academic progress towards a degree and demonstrate interest in computer science



  • Karen Shields Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Nurse practitioner student

    ●  Demonstrates financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher



  • FAU National Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

    ●  Provide educational opportunities to students of the Honor's College.



  • D. Burdella Cunningham Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  Committed to nursing

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Ida and Ted Reiss Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the Honors College    



  • LIFE's Honors College Scholarship Funds

    ●   Admitted into the Honors College

    ●   Florida resident

    ●   Committment to the community

    ●   Demonstrate financial need

    Note:

    ●   Award will also be based on academic merit.

    ●   Recipient(s) will participate in the annual Named Scholar Recognition ceremony, meet a representative of Leaders in Furthering Education Honors Scholarships (LIFE), and participate in other events. 



  • Dr. Floyd F. Koch Business Ethics Scholarship

    ●   Awarded to a student who is the top academic achiever in his/her class upon completion of the approved Honors Ethics course.

    For more information: http://www.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/financial.htm



  • The Philip Zinman Foundation International Studies Honors Scholarship

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●   Interest in International Studies



  • Executive Women of Palm Beaches Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●   Resident of Palm Beach county

    ●   Female

    ●   Demonstrate financial need - either FAFSA and/or financial need presented by an individual student and the discretion of the selection committee

    ●   GPA:  3.0 or higher



  • Founders Honors Scholarship

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College



  • Bertha and Alfred Richman Honors Scholarship

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College



  • Leslie and Robert Blum Honors College Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College



  • Frederic T. DeHon Scholarship

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College  



  • Alexandria T.J. Galaini Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●   Good academic standing



  • Fred and Kit Bigony Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in in the Honors College

    ●   Good academic standing

    ●   Demonstrate financial need



  • Goizueta Foundation Honors College Scholars Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●   Florida resident

    ●   Hispanic



  • Christine E. Lynn Endowed Nursing Assistance

    ●   Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●   Undergraduate level

    Note:

    ●   If recipient does not work for Boca Raton Community Hospital after graduation from FAU, the scholarship converts to a loan.



  • Edward E. Shoaf Honor's College Ethics Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●   Completed three credits of business ethics work

    ●   U.S. citizen

    ●   Commitment to community service

    ●   Demonstrate financial need



  • Henry Morrison Flagler Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College.

    ●   Undergraduate level

    ●   Florida resident and eligible to receive a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship

    ●   Show integrity, courage, vigor, evidence of strong moral character, and zest for life through sports or other venues

    ●   Demonstrate the courage to challenge themselves in academics, community service, and problem solving environments

    ●    Demonstrate exceptional leadership ability and academic distinction  

    ●   GPA:  3.0 or higher  

    Note:

    ●   Recipient must participate in the study enrichment program, peer mentor program, leadership lunches, and the Fall and Spring Henry Morrison Flagler School retreats.   



  • Edward E. Shoaf Honors Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College 

    ●   Demonstrate financial need



  • Honor's College Speaker's Forum Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●   Full-time status

    ●   Good standing



  • Wachovia Honors Scholarship

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College



  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Scholars

    ●   Enrolled in the College of Nursing



  • Helen Shoaf Memorial Scholarship

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●   U.S. citizen

    ●   Demonstrate financial need



  • Chastain Foundation Endowed Scholarship

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College or John D. MacArthur Campus

    ●   Freshman level or higher

    ●   Full-time or part-time status

    ●   GPA:  2.5 or higher



  • Rose Guzzetta Scholarship Fund

    ●   Ernolled in the College of Nursing



  • Dr. Floyd F. Koch Graduate Scholarship in Science or Medicine

    ●   Enrolled in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science/Medicine

    ●   Graduate status student

    ●   Graduates of the FAU Honors College with the highest grade point average

    ●   Full-time graduate student in the College of Science or College of Medicine

    For more information: http://www.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/financial.htm



  • Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College Endowed Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●   Sophomore, Junior or Senior who is the top academic achiever in his/her class  

    ●   Full-time status

    For more information: http://www.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/financial.htm



  • Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp. Scholarship Fund

    ●   Enrolled at the Honors College



  • Helen Shoaf Memorial Nursing Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●  Sophomore or higher

    ●  U.S. citizen

    ●  Demonstrate financial need 



  • Raddock Honors Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the Honors College



  • Harriet L. Wilkes College Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the Honors College



  • Marian Altman Memorial Honors Scholarship

    ●  Scholarship is for outstanding students enrolled in the Honors College 



  • J.M. Rubin Foundation Honors College Ethics Scholarship

    ●  Undergraduate level

    ●  Must have completed the course: Ethical Environment of Business Law

    ●  Register for one or more credit hours in courses in business ethics

    ●  Commitment to serving the interests of their community

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher

    Note:

    ●  First priority given to students who demonstrate financial need.

    ●  Preference given to students enrolled in the Honors College.

    Scholarship link:  http://www.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/financial.htm 



  • Brotherhood of Ten Endowment

    ●  Demonstrate financial need 

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to students of African-American heritage.

    ●  Award also based on academic performance and future goals. 

    For more information: http://www.fau.edu/student/



  • The Irving and Rosalind Nyman Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Treasure Coast Nursing Student Scholars

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing - Treasure Coast Campus

    ●  Upper-level nursing student

    ●  Degree-seeking



  • Lura Myers Honors Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled at the Honors College

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  Good standing

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Kenan Science Honors Program

    ●  Enrolled at the Honors College

    ●  State intention to remain in a science concentration (or continue upper-level course work in science) until graduation

    ●  Completed or be enrolled in Honors College General Chemistry I & II, Honors Organic Chemistry I & II, and Honors Biological Principles, or approved equivalents for these courses

    ●  GPA:  3.25 or higher

    Notes:

    ●  Complete an interview with the selection committee.

    ●  Submit a letter of application explaining the reason why broader public awareness of scientific methods and issues is significant.

    ●  Submit two letters of recommendation from Honors College faculty members.

    ●  Kenan Science Honors Scholars will serve during their junior year and perform a substantive internship or equivalent educational experience in a science related course in the summer between their junior and senior year. (program must be equal to at least 3 semester hours of credit) 



  • Robin B. Smith Honors Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled at the Honors College

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  Good standing

    Note:

    ●  Award can be given to students for study abroad programs.



  • Peter and Janice Brock Honors Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the Honors College

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  Good standing 



  • Countess de Hoernle Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Nursing

    ●  Demonstrate financial need



  • Gurley Lorraine Sinkler Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Any major except performing arts



  • Claire Dorst Art Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  First semester of his/her senior year

    ●  Outstanding art student



  • FAU Student Government Scholarship for Undergraduates and Graduates

    ●  Good academic standing

    ●  Be enrolled at least 1/2 time (Undergraduate = 6 credits, Graduate = 5 credits)

    ●  Must be seeking a 4-year degree or graduate degree

    ●  Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher

    ●  Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

    ●  Provide a letter of recommendation from an instructor, employer or advisor.  The letter must be the original, CURRENT, and NOT from a relative.

    ●  UWC members and Student Govt members receiving tuition reimbursements are ineligible.

    NOTE: The scholarship application can be downloaded from the Financial Aid website at: http://www.fau.edu/finaid/typesofaid/general_sch.php. Submit application along with any other documentation to the Office of Student Financial Aid.



  • Visual Arts Scholarship Fund

    ●  Majoring in Visual Arts or Visual Arts Education

    ●  Junior level (award for use in Senior year)

    ●  Residing in Palm Beach county

    Note:

    ●  Award is based on talent and need.



  • Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 128

    ●  Awarded at the Honors Convocation and determined by the Scholarship Committe.  Recipient chosen on outstanding GPA and high integrity.

    Scholarship link:http://www.fau.edu/pkp/Chapter_Awards_and_Scholarships.php



  • Delray Art League Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Art student

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  Formal South Florida resident



  • Helene C. Alter Memorial Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Music (Classical Music Performance or Music Education)

    ●  Demonstrate satisfactory progress towards graduation

    ●  Demonstrate a positive attitude and exemplary behavior as an ambassador of the Department of Music 

    ●  GRADE: B or higher (in applied lessons and ensemble(s))

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher (cumulative in music courses)

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher (overall)

    Note:

    ●  Applicant will be determined initially through audition with retention for subsequent semesters determined in accordance with the criteria listed above.



  • Students With Disabilites Scholarship

    ●  To provide funding for students with disabilities.

    Scholarship link:  http://osd.fau.edu/Scholarships.php



  • Karen Dawn Aberson Scholarship

    ●  To be awarded to FAU students with disabilities

    ●  Complete six credits per semester

    ●  Be in good academic standing

    ●  Making satisfactory progress toward a degree

    Scholarship link:  http://osd.fau.edu/Scholarships.php



  • John McCoy Ceramics Award Endowment

    ●  May be designated as Art majors, preferably with a concentration in Ceramics but not limited to in order that all FAU students- art majors and non- art majors

    ●  Undergraduate or graduate level

    ●  Enrolled at least part-time during the academic year in which the award is given

    ●  Degree-seeking and non-degree seeking

    Notes:

    ●  Applicant must demonstrate to the full-time Ceramic Faculty strong talent, dedication, and potential within the area of Contemporary Ceramic Art and practice.

    ●  Award is for outstanding students and is based on the degree of talent, potential and time dedicated within the discipline of Ceramics at FAU.  



  • James M. Cox Jr. Palm Beach Post Scholar in Journalism

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Journalism

    ●  Attending classes on FAU campuses in Palm Beach County

    ●  Full-time status (must regularly attend all classes)

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher (cumulative)

    Notes:

    ●  Applicant should be successful and highly motivated.

    ●  Applicants must have expressed and demonstrated an interest in a career in journalism. (Examples of demonstrated interest would include published writing or editing.)

    ●  Applicant must also supply: (1) a transcript of completed college work (2) Two letters of recommendation. One must be from a member of the faculty of the student’s particular discipline. (3) Three samples of their work.

    ●  The ideal candidate has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, is highly motivated and has demonstrated leadership and problem-solving ability.  



  • Mrs. Charles 'Binny' Foster Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Undergraduate and graduate level

    ●  Studying any instrument in the Department of Music



  • Evelyn C. Monberg Piano Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Studying piano



  • Thomas Burnett Swann Memorial Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in English (with an emphasis in creative writing)

    ●  Graduate level



  • Scripps Howard Foundation WPTV Scholarship in Journalism

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Film and Video Studies, Media Studies or Jounalism

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher  

    Note:

    ●  Fund provides scholarships and internships at WPTV Channel 5 in West Palm Beach.



  • Lawrence A. Sanders Memorial Fellowship in English

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters

    ●  This fellowship is designed to assist students who plan to pursue careers in writing or teaching

    ●  Graduate student or continuing student in English 

    ●  Enrolled in at least 9 credit hours (per semester)

    ●  Maintain a strong academic record 

    Notes:

    ●  Sanders Fellows will also complete a creative or critical thesis that should be of publishable quality, and go on to careers in writing or teaching

    ●  The Sanders Fellow may also be required to give a public lecture/reading that features her/his creative or critical work



  • Frances Trice & John Albert Childrey Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Graduate student

    ●  Major:  English

    ●  Good academic standing



  • Martin and Sylvia Shaw Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in a program within the Department of History

    Note:

    ●  Scholarship is based on academic merit, with preference given to students who demonstrate financial need.



  • Esther Saylor Rothenberger Endowed Scholarship for Humanities

    ●  Scholarships are specifically for art and culture related programs.



  • John O'Sullivan Travel-to-Research Grant

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in a program within the Department of History

    ●  Graduate level

    ●  Good standing

    Note:

    ●  Award is a stipend to support student's thesis research.  



  • Lawrence A. Sanders Memorial Fellowship in Creative Writing

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    Note:

    ●  This is a fellowship in creative writing to be awarded to a promising graduate applicant or continuing student.



  • Fenton "Andy" Hollingsworth Memorial Scholarship in English

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in English

    ●  Junior status or higher

    ●  Full-time status

    ●  Good standing

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Note:

    ●  Students applying for the scholarship must submit a written work of fiction, short story, or allegory of at least two pages, along with a cover letter describing their goals and aspirations. 



  • Michael and Madelyn Savarick Scholarship in Music Excellence

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in music

    Note:

    ●  This scholarship is based on talent and dedication to music excellence as determined by the FAU music faculty.  



  • Worrell Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Communications major enrolled in the intercultural communication sequence

    ●  Caribbean American, African American or Hispanic American 

    ●  Must be from Broward or Palm Beach Counties 

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA: 3.0 or higher

     Note: 

    ● Student must have human resources diversity training as a career goal and complete a student internship at the Milagro Center in Delray Beach



  • David Posnack Family Foundation Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters

    ●  Majoring in Judaic Studies

    ●  Minimum GPA of 3.3 and/or demonstrated scholarly excellence in course work

    ●   A commitment to some aspect of Jewish communal service, including education and teaching

    Notes:

    ●  Students may be nominated by faculty, peers, or themselves

    ● Supporting data include a statement of goals, record of transcript, and at least one faculty letter of recommendation



  • Joshua Logan Graduate Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Theatre

    ●  Graduate level



  • Ana Azcuy Excellence in Journalism Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Journalism students

    ●  Undergraduate or Graduate level

    ●  Must have completed 18 credit hours in their undergraduate major or 9 graduate credit hours.  

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher

    Notes:

    ●  The recipient will be awarded an internship at WPLG-TV 10.

    ●  Preference is given to students with Hispanic descent.   



  • Herbert & Elaine Gimelstob Scholarship for Judiac Studies

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Judaic studies



  • Frank M. and Sara Mina Mervis Memorial Scholaship for Judiac Studies

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Student must have a commitment to some aspect of Jewish communal service, including education and teaching. 

    ●  Junior or Senior level

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher (and/or demonstrate scholarly excellence in course work)

    Note:

    ●  Student may be nominated by faculty, peers, or themselves with supporting data.  Supporting data must include a statement of goals, record of transcript, and at least one faculty letter of recommendation. 



  • Crosby Scholarship in Holocaust & Judaic Studies

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Holocaust & Judaic Studies

    Note:

    ●  Preference is given to a student who is a descendent of a victim of the Holocaust.  



  • Camiccia-Arnatou Charitable Foundation Scholarship in Italian Studies

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Italian Studies

    ●  Exceptional student



  • Joseph Conaway Undergraduate Theatre Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Admitted into the FAU Theatre Department

    ●  Entering Freshman

    ●  Pursuing a BFA with emphasis in acting

     Notes:

    ●  Talent will be judged through a scholarship audition and interview process

    ●  Major qualification for scholarship is talent

    ●  Secondary qualification is financial need



  • John S. and Zilpha D. Poli Music Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring or Minoring in Music

    ●  Earn a grade of B or higher in applied lessons and ensemble(s)

    ●  3.0 cumulative grade point avrage (GPA) in music courses

    ●  2.5 cummulative overall GPA

    ●  Demonstrate satisfactory progress towards graduation

    ●  Demonstrate a positive attitude and exemplary behavior as an ambassador of the Department of Music

    Note:

    ●  To be determined initially through audition.



  • H.C. Kersten Florida Grand Opera Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Studying any instrument

    ●  Undergraduate or graduate level

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to voice students from Broward County



  • Music Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Music



  • James Family Opportunity Scholarship in Honor of Frank Brogan

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in Music or Theatre Arts

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  2.5 or higher



  • Eugene N. Crabb Music Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Studying any instrument

    ●  Undergraduate or graduate student level



  • Annette Van Howe Women's Studies Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Outstanding student in the Women's Studies program



  • Fiona McCleary Piano Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Studying piano

    ●  Undergraduate and Graduate level



  • Esther B. Griswold Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Graduating student (Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Fine Arts) who has completed 60 credit hours at FAU

    ●  GPA:  3.24 or higher (for all major courses)

    Note:

    ●  Award given in alternating years by the music and theatre department. 



  • Richard Wright Scholarship Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in music

    ●  Undergraduate or Graduate level



  • Griswold Music Scholarships/Awards

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Studying any instrument

    ●  Undergraduate and graduate level



  • Rhoda Tavener Memorial Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Majoring in music 

    Note:

    ●  Award is based on excellence in academics.



  • Greenwall Endowment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters

    ●  Studying classical music



  • Huntington Scholarships

    This scholarship is awarded to students with disabilities who are enrolled at FAU.

    ●  Complete six credits per semester

    ●  Remain in good academic standing with the University

    ●  Making satisfactory progress toward a degree

    Scholarship link:  http://osd.fau.edu/Scholarships.php



  • Elmer and Gloria Sticco Minority Scholarship

    ●  Full-time or part-time status

    ●  Working toward a degree

    ●  Demonstrated financial need

    Note:

    ●  Preference given to applicants who are members of any minority group.

    For more information: http://www.fau.edu/student/



  • Damon Anthony Bettendorf Scholarship Fund

    ●  The scholarship is to be awarded annually to students with severse visual impairments.

    Scholarship link:  http://osd.fau.edu/Scholarships.php



  • Lisa Pollock Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Science

    ●  Majoring in Psychology

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.5 or higher (in psychology)

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher (overall)

    Note:

    ●  Applicants must also supply nomination letters from two faculty members.



  • Rosalyn E. Schonzeit Scholarship in Environment

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Science

    ●  Pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies

    ●  Demonstrate financial need

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher GPA   



  • The Marsh Scholarship Fund

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Science

    ●  Majoring in either Marine Biology or Ecology

    ●  Graduate student (pursuing Masters or Ph.D.)

    ●  Full-time or part-time status

    ●  Florida resident

    ●  Demonstrate financial need  

    ●  GPA:  3.0 or higher



  • Boca Raton Orchid Society Endowed Scholarship

    ●  Enrolled in the College of Science

    ●  Majoring in Botany

    Note:

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