Gideon T. Burdett Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 31

Friday
Awarded By:

Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually. The amount of awards offered is based on availability of funds through the private owner.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be an undergraduate student at the time of application.
  3. Must attend Florida State College at Jacksonville.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  5. Must plan to be a full-time student in a college credit program or a non-credit vocational program with a minimum of 900 clock hours.

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

Description: This award is available for U.S. students attending Florida State College at Jacksonville who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must be enrolled full time in a degree program, or a non-credit vocational program with a minimum of 900 clock hours. Preference will be given to blood relatives of Gideon T. Burdett Jr. (written proof required) or employees, or descendants of employees of, the Seaboard Coastline Railroad Company or Atlantic Railroad.

Application requirements for the Gideon T. Burdett Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: Preference will be given to blood relatives of Gideon T. Burdett Jr. (written proof required) or employees, or descendants of employees of, the Seaboard Coastline Railroad Company or Atlantic Railroad.

Award Amount: $500 each term for tuition, books, and fees. The award is renewable for one year as long as the student maintains eligibility requirements.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Applications and information about this award are available on the Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) website at the address provided. To be considered for this award, students must complete the online scholarship application form. The form can be accessed through the student's web account by clicking on the 'Scholarships' link in the right side of his/her homepage. Students must also file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the deadline date. The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. All applications must be completed online by the deadline date to ensure consideration for the upcoming semester.
Contact: Lindsay Ott
Address: 501 West State St. Suite 205 Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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