UNF Ashley Barnes Memorial Fellowship for School Counseling

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 14

Friday
Awarded By:

University of North Florida (UNF)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must meet admission requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida.
  4. Must have completed one full year of coursework at the time of the award.
  5. Must be enrolled as a graduate student in the school counseling program in the UNF College of Education and Human Services.
  6. Must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This fellowship is open to U.S. graduate students who are enrolled in the school counseling program at the University of North Florida's College of Education and Human Services. Students must have completed at least one full year of coursework and have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher.

Application requirements for the UNF Ashley Barnes Memorial Fellowship for School Counseling are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Resume/CV
Additional Information: Recipients are chosen by a selection committee. Students will be notified of their selection status in April or May of 2017. Recipients will be recognized at an awards reception in the fall of 2017. Students must attend the awards reception as a condition of receiving the scholarship or fellowship. Recipients must meet the following responsibilities: maintain a grade point average of 3.75 or higher; consent to release grades to the Division of Institutional Advancement for the purpose of reporting to the donor; comply with all University regulations, rules, and codes of conduct governing students on campus; and remain in good standing as a student.

Award Amount: $500 annually, disbursed in fall term only. No student will be eligible to receive more than one semester of fellowship support.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 14

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 14

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in January for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications are available online from the University of North Florida (UNF) College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) website. The student need only submit one application for all UNF COEHS scholarships for which he/she wishes to be considered. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following: a typed, double-spaced essay of no more than three pages (in 11-point font) describing how he/she will benefit from the scholarship and responding to the question "As a future school counselor, what do you see as the special needs of children in foster care?"; two professional letters of recommendation that are signed, printed on official letterhead, and dated within 12 months of the application; and a resume or curriculum vitae of four pages or less that includes educational qualifications, work experience, teaching experience, leadership positions held and professional activities. The student must also submit official transcripts if he/she is not currently enrolled at UNF. The application and all required documentation must be submitted together as attachments in one email. Applications must be submitted by email by 5:00 p.m. ET on the deadline date. Only electronic applications will be considered.
Contact: -
Address: University of North Florida, College of Education and Human Services 1 UNF Drive Jacksonville, Florida 32224-7699

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