INSTITUTIONAL GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Students receiving Jacksonville University scholarships,
grants, and athletic grants-in-aid must be enrolled as full-time students. The
awards are available to students in good academic standing during regular fall
and spring semesters only, and are not available for study abroad. Any awarded
institutional aid is terminated if the student recipient interrupts full-time
enrollment other than for summer break. Jacksonville University scholarships and
grants may be reduced if the total gift aid available to a student is more than
the student's Direct Costs, defined as tuition and on-campus room and board.
Unless specifically stated, scholarships and grants do not cover books.
Institutional scholarships and grants are awarded for up to four years or
normal degree completion (120 earned credits). For students who are enrolled in
their final semester and who require fewer than 12 credit hours to complete
their degree requirements, the University may permit a student to receive a
prorated portion of his or her institutional funding for the final semester.
Students who receive institutional scholarships and grants and who wish to
enroll for fewer than 12 credit hours in their final semester must petition the
Director of Financial Aid to determine if they qualify for a prorated award.
Petitions must be filed prior to the beginning of early registration
(mid-November and early April) in order to be considered. Restrictions
Honors Scholarships may be awarded to
incoming freshmen of exceptional academic potential who have been fully accepted
for admission before mid-February. Awards are competitive and contingent on
participation in the annual Honors Competition which takes place on campus in
early spring. Participation in the Honors Competition is by invitation
All Honors Scholarships are renewable for four consecutive academic years,
eight semesters, provided the student remains in good academic standing and
enrolled in the Honors program. Should a student not continue enrollment in the
Honors Program, the Honors Scholarship may be replaced with an alternative award
of lesser value. Students receiving these scholarships must file the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 15 each year. These
scholarships do not cover course overloads or books.
William J. Porter Honors Scholarship
full-time tuition, double room, and full meal plan. All federal and state
entitlement programs, as well as state merit-based awards and other outside
scholarships will be applied toward the value of this scholarship.
Presidential Honors Scholarship
full-time tuition. The value of the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) must be
applied toward the value of this scholarship. All other gift and financial aid
awarded the student may be applied toward Direct Costs.
Jacksonville University Honors Scholarship -
This award replaces any academic or talent
scholarships awarded prior to participation in the Honors Competition. All
other gift and financial aid awarded the student may be applied toward Direct
Jacksonville University President's Scholarship
scholarship is awarded to valedictorians graduating from high schools located in
Duval, Baker, Flagler, Clay, Nassau, and St. Johns counties in Florida. The
amount of the President’s Scholarship may be adjusted to maintain compliance
with institutional, state, and federal awarding guidelines, however recipients
are guaranteed that 100% of tuition will be covered from gift sources.
Jacksonville Commitment Scholarship
University is partnering with the City of Jacksonville and the Duval County
Public Schools to fund six (6) full JU scholarships per year. To be eligible,
students must be attending a Duval County public high school, qualify for the
federal free or reduced lunch program and be accepted to the University. This
competitive award will cover tuition, double room (does not include Oak Hall), a
full meal plan, and books. It is awarded in the spring prior to the start of
Jacksonville University Dean's Scholarship - Up
Scholarship may be offered to Honors
Competition participants who are not enrolled in the Honors program.
Jacksonville University Academic Scholarship – Starts at $1,000 up to
Full Cost of Attendance
This scholarship is awarded to qualifying
high school seniors and transfer students upon acceptance for admission and is
based on previous academic performance as demonstrated by high school and
college academic transcripts.
University Academic/Talent Scholarship
The scholarship amount varies
and is determined with consideration to both demonstrated academic ability and
special talent. Audition or portfolio review is required along with a
recommendation from the department chair. These awards replace any Academic
Scholarship or Opportunity Grant awarded prior to talent consideration.
Jacksonville University ROTC Room and Board Scholarship
Jacksonville University award for on campus resident students who receive full
tuition ROTC scholarships funded by a branch of the military. The award is
capped at the value of a double room (does not include Oak Hall) and a full meal
plan and will be reduced by any state, federal, or outside gift aid the student
receives. These awards replace any other Jacksonville University scholarship or
grant awarded prior to confirmation of the ROTC scholarship.
Jacksonville University President’s Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to new students in the top half of the
applicant pool and to continuing students with 3.0 CUM GPA or higher.
Consideration may be based on any combination of academic, extracurricular,
economic or personal characteristics. The admissions application serves as the
application form for new students. Continuing students may receive consideration
by submitting two recommendations and completing a valid FAFSA by March 1 each
year. Funds are limited and will be awarded on a first come basis. Renewal is
contingent on satisfactory academic progress, minimum 12.5 hours community
service each year, and campus engagement.
Jacksonville University Campus Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to new and continuing undergraduates to
promote access and diversity in the student body. Consideration may be based on
any combination of academic, extracurricular, economic or personal
characteristics. The admissions application serves as the initial application
for new students. New and continuing students are required to file a valid FAFSA
by March 1 each year. Funds are limited and will be awarded on a first come
basis. Renewal is contingent on satisfactory academic progress and 12.5 hours
community service each year.
Jacksonville University Yellow Ribbon Match
University participates in the Post 9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program. Jacksonville
University will contribute up to 50% of the tuition balance, as matched by, the
Veterans Administration. The Yellow Ribbon Program does have exclusions.
Students who are active duty, a student of the Division of Aeronautics, or
Department of Orthodontics, are not covered by Yellow Ribbon.
If you have questions on your eligibility for the Yellow Ribbon Program, you
should contact the Registrar’s Office.
Service Awards are awarded to qualified
students who participate in activities such as art, band, chorus, theater arts,
orchestra, intercollegiate athletics, student government, and student media.
Award amounts vary and are based on the recommendation of the supervisor of the
activity. Applicants should contact the appropriate college or division.
Jacksonville University offers
full and partial grants based upon participation in intercollegiate athletics.
The decision to offer athletically related institutional financial aid is made
by the athletic director and appropriate head coach. All athletically related
financial aid is administered in strict accordance with applicable federal,
state, NCAA, conference and institutional requirements. Total aid awarded to
athletes may not exceed institutional direct cost limits and/or NCAA limits as
defined by NCAA By-law 15.1.
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