Undergraduate Scholarships

Academic Merit Scholarship
Purpose: To award the best academically prepared students from the public high schools in Florida.
Criteria: Students who have a class rank of number one through five after the first semester of their senior year.
Enrollment: These scholarships start with the Fall 2012 semester. Must be enrolled full-time.
Amount: Scholarships which will cover tuition. Bright Futures Scholarship recipients who receive the Academic Merit Scholarships can use the Bright Futures monies for remaining costs, including on-campus housing, transportation, meal plan or books.

Lancy C. Jen Scholarship for Excellence
Purpose: The scholarship awards eligible full-time undergraduate student for achievement.
Criteria: Based on academic achievement, maintain GPA of 3.0.
Enrollment: Must be enrolled full-time.
Amount: One award of $500 per year.

Nick Johnson Academic Scholarship
Purpose: Provide scholarship award to outstanding undergraduate student.
Criteria: Based on academic achievement, cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Enrollment: Must be enrolled full-time.
Amount: One award of $500 per semester (excluding Summer).

Michael Page Douglas Memorial Endowment Scholarship
Purpose: Provide scholarship award to juniors or above.
Criteria: Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.
Enrollment: Must be enrolled full-time.
Amount: One award of $500 per year (excluding summer).

UWF Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
International Programs is happy to announce opportunities for Summer Study Abroad. Summer experiences offer a chance to study for a shorter term and for less money than traditional semester-long programs. Students have the opportunity to earn UWF credit while studying in another country and experiencing a new culture. Applicants for Study Abroad Programs must have a minimum 2.5 GPA; some programs require a higher GPA.

The complete list of programs is available on the UWF Study Abroad website at http://uwf.edu/studyabroad/.

Summer programs have the same requirements for eligibility and application as fall/spring exchanges. Application materials and deadlines vary and additional items may be required for some programs. Students must apply through International Programs. All participants must attend an orientation before they leave UWF for their abroad experience. Contact the International Programs at 474-2479 or email Sara Brake at sbrake@uwf.edu for more information about a specific summer study abroad opportunity.

**Deadline for submission of the scholarship form is March 30 in order to apply for the academic year that starts the following fall.

Departmental Contact for CS Scholarships
Dr. John Coffey

Bldg 4, Rm 434
Phone: (850) 474-3183
Email: jcoffey@uwf.edu

To Apply:
1)  Log into MyUWF
2)  Search for the UWF Scholarship Portal
3)  Access the Portal
     Note:  You will see University-wide scholarship opportunities.  You can search for scholarships awarded by the Computer Science department.  If you have questions, contact Financial Aid at 850-474-2400.



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