Additional Outside Scholarships

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Scholarship Opportunities

Institutional Scholarships

Experiential Learning for Life Scholarship

The Experiential Learning (EL) office is offering ten scholarships to support Experiential Learning in the following areas: Study Abroad/Away, Undergraduate Research and Internships. Scholarships are intended to foster post-graduate preparation for traditional undergraduate students pursuing their Experiential Learning Options. Learn more here. Application deadline is February 15, 2017.

  • New students: When you apply for admission as a freshman at Jacksonville University, you will automatically be screened for an academic scholarship or grant ranging in value from $2,500 to $22,500 per year.
  • Continuing students: You may apply for selected scholarships using the common application form located here:  Scholarship application

Outside Scholarships

Many of the scholarships listed below have rolling deadlines. Please check their websites for current information.


Art & Design



Computer & Systems Engineer









Marine Science


Medical Issues

Military Active & Retired


Physical or Learning Disability


RN Program


Study Abroad


Underrepresented Groups


Grad Scholarships

Many of the scholarships listed below have rolling deadlines. Please check their websites for current information.

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Other Resources

We have a video with tips on securing outside scholarships that we are sharing for our students to have access to.  Skyler Miller is a current Jacksonville University student that was gracious enough to share this information with us.

How to Create a Cheaper Education by Skyler Miller

Public Health Online

Resources for public health and healthcare careers and education — scholarship and financial aid guide for students seeking out degrees in Public Health and other Healthcare specialties. We found that it can be difficult for these students to locate specific consolidated resources for scholarships and financial aid that are specific to their major/concentration. Our guide provides unique value by helping students identify health related scholarship opportunities across several health categories by a variety of sources in one easy-to-use page.

Resume Genius

Resume Genius, a US based industry leader in online career and resume services has launched a scholarship program, offering a $1000 fund to one lucky applicant. The application process is straightforward and easy, designed to get students thinking about resume writing: Students must create and submit a resume, based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth. Full details of the scholarship program can be viewed on the website.

College Affordability for Minority Students

This guidebook is dedicated to helping minority students navigate the often-challenging issues of financial aid, scholarships, and college affordability. Titled "Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid for Minority Students", includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas, including but not limited to:

  • An extensive and organized list of minority scholarship opportunities
  • Scholarships and grants for several minority categories including African-Americans, Women, LGBT and more
  • Financial aid resources
  • Information about often overlooked fellowships and grants
  • Additional helpful resources

Learn more at their website.

Company Corporation Business Plan Contest

The prize is $1,000 and is awarded four times per year. The scholarship is geared at young entrepreneurs and business majors but is open to students in any field at both the undergraduate or graduate level. To enter, students must submit an original business plan (it can be something they created for a class, as long as it is their own work). You can learn more about the scholarship and enter here.

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