UNF Mayor John A. Delaney Higher Education Leadership Program (H.E.L.P.) Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$8,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

University of North Florida (UNF)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of qualified applicants.
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 be an incoming first-time-in-college freshman.
  4. Must plan to attend the University of North Florida.
  5. Must have a UNF recalculated high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  6. Must be a graduate of the Robert E. Lee High School (Jacksonville, Fla.) Math and Science Magnet or Engineering Academy Program.
  7. Must plan to major in building construction management or engineering.
  8. Preference is given to residents of public housing (i.e., HabiJax and HUD).

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

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. students who will graduate from Robert E. Lee High School Math and Science Magnet or Engineering Academy Program and plan to attend the University of North Florida. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, major in building construction or engineering, and demonstrate financial need.

Application requirements for the UNF Mayor John A. Delaney Higher Education Leadership Program (H.E.L.P.) Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Recommendation letter
  • Resume
  • Interview (if requested)
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: Students must demonstrate financial need. Financial need is determined by a student's campus cost of attendance minus the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as calculated from the FAFSA, and other aid received. Students may be required to schedule a scholarship interview. Such students will be provided with the date and time for the interview. Current UNF students and transfer students are not eligible to apply.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, renewable for three additional years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $8,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Application information is available from the University of North Florida (UNF) website. The scholarship application is available through the student's UNF myWings account. In order to submit a scholarship application, the student must have a completed admissions application on file. Admissions information is available online at www.unf.edu/admissions/. A step-by-step tutorial for submitting the scholarship application is available on the UNF website. Please note: The student needs to submit only one scholarship application. Each applicant will automatically be considered for all scholarships for which he/she qualifies. In addition to a completed application, the student must also submit the following materials: a resume; one letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, counselor, etc.; and a one-page personal statement addressing the topics listed on the UNF website. These documents must be emailed using the contact information provided. The student must also complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. All required scholarship application materials, including the FAFSA, must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Probyn Inniss
Address: 1 UNF Drive Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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