Freshmen Student President's Scholarship Competitions

A one day competition where freshmen students compete for UWF's most prestigious scholarships. Congratulations to the 8 fall 2014 freshmen receiving full rides.

Dates and Details


  • Friday, November 14th, 2014
  • Friday, January 23rd, 2015


The annual President’s Scholarship Competition is designed to recognize incoming students who excel in merit, leadership & community service.

Students selected for the competition must be traditional-age, incoming freshman, admitted to the University of West Florida prior to the scholarship priority deadline of December 1, 2015. The competition is by invitation only. Students are automatically considered for invitation once they are offered admission. Once invited, the student will need to complete the competition application in order to be considered. 

The Scholarships

  • Top Awards: Pace Presidential Scholarships, will cover a student's full tuition & fees and on-campus room & board for 4 years, totaling over $50,000.

Additional Details

  • The President’s Scholarship Competition will take place in the Fall & Spring during 2014-2015, in order to be considered for the:
    • Fall 2014 competition (November 14th, 2014), you should apply and be admitted to the University of West Florida no later than October 15th, 2014.
    • Spring 2015 competition (January 23rd, 2015), you should apply and be admitted to the University of West Florida no later than November 24th, 2014.
  • Once invited to compete, you must complete the President’s Scholarship Competition application and return it by the date listed on your invitation.
  • You must participate in the on-campus competition (no exceptions).
  • The competition will include an interview with a faculty member. 

Special Accommodations for ADA

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations are requested to advise UWF by contacting the UWF ADA Compliance Office at (850) 474-2694 (voice) or (850) 857-6114 (TTY) at least 72 hours prior to the event.

Questions or Need Help? Contact Me

Assistant Director

Ms. Jessica Largent

Florida Counties (Central Florida):
Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Manatee, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter

States/Regions (Central U.S.):
District of Colombia (DC), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Specialty Student Population(s):
International Students, Prospective Student Athletes

Contact Info:
P: (850) 474-2374
F: (850) 474-3360

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