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The Scott Amos Scholarship is named in memory of Randall Scott Amos ’01/02. Scott graduated from JU with a Bachelor’s in Finance and a Masters in Business Administration. While attending JU, he was a student senator, Vice President of student government, President of Sigma Nu Fraternity and a member of Green Key. At the age of 24, Amos was appointed Chief Assistant Tax Collector for the City of Jacksonville and Duval County. He was an integral part of Jacksonville University’s “Save the Plate” license plate campaign and volunteered with many non-profit organizations in the city. The award was established in 2007, one year after Scott’s untimely death. His friends and family hope to assist students like Scott, who work hard academically, but are also actively involved in the many aspects of college life.
Applications will be accepted by the College of Business through Feb 27, 2010. The scholarship, which has a value of approximately $5,000, will be available for the upcoming fall and spring terms. Scholarships will be payable to JU in the name of the scholarship winner and may be used for school charges not covered by other grants or scholarships. Eligibility criteria for the award are as follows:
- You must be pursuing a major in the College of Business.
- A Florida Bright Futures Scholar in good standing.
- You must be a junior or senior at the start of the next academic year.
- You must demonstrate an active involvement in school activities.
- Renewal process involves awarding the Scott Amos-Pay it Forward Scholarship to recipient of initial award who continues to meet these criteria.
Apply for the scholarship using the attached application. Include a copy of your current Financial Aid award letter. Please submit a short essay explaining your activities while attending JU and your hopes for a future career. Return your completed application, essay, and award letter to the Dean’s office in the Davis College of Business by Feb 27.