UNF Carolyn Osburn Scholarship

Application Information

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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 have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Must be accepted to the University of North Florida.
  4. Must be admitted into a program within the UNF College of Education and Human Services. Information on available programs is listed online at www.unf.edu/coehs/academics/.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  6. Must be enrolled as an undergraduate senior in the term the scholarship is awarded with a minimum of 15 semester hours completed at UNF. Teaching majors must be eligible for their student internship in the term the scholarship is awarded; non-teaching majors must be eligible for graduation in the term the scholarship is awarded.
  7. Must enroll full time (12 credit hours) each semester and earn 24 credits by the end of each academic year.

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

Description: This award is available for U.S. undergraduate seniors who attend the University of North Florida's College of Education and Human Services. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the UNF Carolyn Osburn Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter (2)
  • Essays (2)
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Additional Information: Preference will be given to students who are working in their field of study or are active members of a community or COEHS student organization (e.g., Big Brothers and Sisters, Student Council for Exceptional Children, etc.). Recipients are chosen by a selection committee. Students will be notified of their selection status in April or May. Recipients will be recognized at an awards reception in the fall. 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 3.0 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 for the fall semester or spring semester, non-renewable. No student is eligible to receive more than one semester of 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; 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. Please note: For this scholarship, the student must include within the essay an explanation of how his/her academic achievement at UNF, his/her service to UNF, or his/her service to a community agency has prepared him/her for success in his/her chosen career 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: Tiffany King
Address: University of North Florida, College of Education and Human Services 1 UNF Drive Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2676

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