UNF Marianne B. & Lehman W. Barnes Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,500

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 admissions requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida.
  4. Must reside in Florida for tuition purposes.
  5. Must enroll as a junior, senior, or graduate student in the UNF College of Education and Human Services.
  6. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  7. Must major in secondary science education or middle school math/science, if enrolled as an undergraduate student; OR declare an emphasis in science education, if enrolled as a graduate student.
  8. Must enroll full time (12 or more credit hours) each semester and earn 24 credits by the end of each academic year if an undergraduate student, OR enroll part time (6 or more credit hours) each semester if a graduate student.

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

Description: This scholarship is available to Florida resident undergraduate juniors and seniors and graduate students who attend the University of North Florida. Students must major in or declare an emphasis in science education and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the UNF Marianne B. & Lehman W. Barnes Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Resume/CV
  • Official Transcript (if new student)
Additional Information: 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: $1,000 annually, disbursed in equal installments for fall and spring terms. Current repicients may apply for renewal and will be given preference pending availability of funding, and if all scholarship/felloship requirements have been met. No undergraduate student will be eligible to receive more than four semesters of scholarship support. No graduate student will be eligible to receive more than two semesters of fellowship support.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

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/fellowships 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. Official transcripts are also required for students 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: Tiffany King
Address: University of North Florida, College of Education and Health Services 1 UNF Drive Jacksonville, Florida 32224-7699

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