President's Scholarship Competition

A one day competition where students compete for UWF's most prestigious scholarships.

Date and Details

  • Congratulations to our 2014 Awardees!
  • 2014-2015 Dates and Details will be announced during the Summer of 2014

Selected students will be invited to attend the day-long scholarship competition and will be evaluated on high school academic records, test scores, interviews with faculty and a timed essay. The day will also include a presidential luncheon and an introduction to the UWF Honors Program. Students selected to attend will be competing for one of the following scholarships:

Pace Presidential Scholarship

These scholarships will cover a student's full tuition & fees and on-campus room & board for 4 years, totaling over $50,000. Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be graduating from a Florida high school in 2014 and admitted for the fall 2014 term.
  • Admitted to the University of West Florida by January 1, 2014.
  • By invitation only, once a student is offered admission they are automatically considered to be invited.

Pace Honors Scholar Scholarship

In addition to covering tuition & fees and on-campus room & board, Pace Honors Scholars receive funding for an off-campus educational experience created by the student! Past Pace Honors recipients have had experiences all over the world: Harvard, Nepal, semester at sea, Greece, France, and Japan. Eligibility requirements:

  • Open invitation to apply, get more information on all requirements and access the applications.
  • Admitted to the University of West Florida by January 1, 2014.
  • Admitted to the University of West Florida Honors Program by January 3, 2014.

Additional Scholarships Opportunities at Competition

  • $20,000 academic scholarship ($5,000/year)
  • $16,000 academic scholarship ($4,000/year)
  • $12,000 academic scholarship ($3,000/year)

For more information please contact Admissions Representative, Ms. Jessica Largent at for more information.