Freshmen President's Scholarship Competitions

A one-day competition where freshmen students compete for the University's most prestigious scholarships.


Dates and Details

Competition Dates

  • December 1, 2017
  • January 19, 2018
  • February 2, 2018

Details

Scholarships Available

Pace Presidential Scholarship | Value: $50,000+

In conjunction with Florida Bright Futures, this scholarship can cover a student's on-campus room and board, tuition, and a $600 book stipend during their college career.  Only Florida residents can be considered for the competition.

All students who attend who are not awarded the Pace Presidential Scholarship will still receive an Admissions scholarship.

Pace Honors Presidential Scholarship | Value: $50,000+

In conjunction with Florida Bright Futures, this scholarship provides the same features as the Pace Presidential Scholarship and additionally offers students monies for an educational experience (aka study abroad).  Only Florida residents can be considered for the competition.

For consideration of this scholarship, students must be admitted to the Kugelman Honors Program.  Honors application information can be found at uwf.edu/honors.

Additional Details

  • Only Florida residents are eligible for the competition.
  • Students selected for the competition must be traditional-age incoming freshmen.
  • The competition is invitation only.
  • You must participate in the on-campus competition (no exceptions).
  • The competition will include an interview with a faculty member.
  • Those invited to attend will be asked to submit an essay (prompt will be provided).
  • Students will also be required to submit a ZeeMee profile prior to the competition.
  • Students are automatically considered for invitation once they are offered admission.  Once invited, the student will need to complete the RSVP (sent via email and postal).
  • Students must have completed their application by the deadline and be offered admission by the decision date falling prior to the competition.

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