Rosewood Family Scholarship Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

April 01

Awarded By

Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance

Award Amount

Up to $6,100 annually. The amount of an annual award for the Rosewood Family Scholarship may not exceed the amount of tuition and fees for 15 semester hours or 450 clock hours per term of undergraduate study. The scholarship is automatically renewable if the student completes the FAFSA each year and maintains a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Recipients are eligible to receive an award for a maximum of eight semesters or twelve quarters, or until receipt of a baccalaureate degree, whichever occurs first.


Up to 25 awards offered annually. In the 2014-2015 academic year, there were six new awards disbursed.

Additional Information

The Rosewood Family Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to direct descendants of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January 1923 who attend a Florida state university, public community college or public postsecondary vocational-technical school. Funds for the Rosewood Family Scholarship are contingent each year upon the appropriations made available to the Office of Student Financial Assistance by the Florida Legislature. The postsecondary institution will disburse the scholarship to an eligible student each term after the end of regular registration, inclusive of the drop/add period. Awards are made for the first and second semesters, or the first, second, and third quarters or the equivalent of the regular academic year. Detailed program information and certification forms are available on the OSFA website.

Deadline Info

Applications are available from the Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) website. Students must apply online by completing the Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Application (FFA ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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