Merit-based Scholarships

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If you've got excellent grades and high SAT or ACT scores, these scholarships are for you! Merit-based scholarships seek to reward, recruit, or encourage the students who show the highest levels of academic achievement and have specific eligibility requirements based on the applicant's GPA and/or test scores.

Betty P. Cook Returning Student Scholarship

The Betty P. Cook Endowed Scholarship is available for residents of Nassau County, Florida who are enrolled at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate unmet financial need. This award is intended for students who are returning to school after an absence from education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1000
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Byron Craig Sessions Scholarship for African American Males

African American men between 17 and 25 years of age and planning to enroll at FSCJ for the first time are eligible for this award. Students must have and maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and plan to attend classes on a full-time basis.

Total: $1500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Captain Robert C. Sorensen Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are enrolled in the Fire Science program at Florida State College of Jacksonville (FSCJ). Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and enroll in at least six credit hours per semester.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

CSX Endowed Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate students attending Florida State College at Jacksonville who are majoring in mathematics, sciences, or engineering. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

David F. Miller Freedom Scholarship

This scholarship is available for recently graduating high school seniors in Nassau County who are planning to attend Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 and enroll full time. Preference will be given to students who have participated in the Northeast Florida Boys and Girls Club.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

William and Dorothy Strickland Culinary Arts Scholarship

This award is available for culinary arts students attending Florida State College at Jacksonville. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.25 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Virginia E. Christakos Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, provided in honor of Virginia E. Christakos, is available to undergraduate students at Florida State College of Jacksonville who are enrolled in a visual or performing arts program.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Touch Tomorrow Scholarship for Young Women

This award is available for female high school seniors residing in Duval or Nassau Counties in Florida. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher, must plan to attend Florida State College at Jacksonville, and must not have any dependents at the time of application.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

John Edward Allen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are attending Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must be majoring in pre-law, business, or transportation.

Total: $1100 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Swan Knowles Dental Hygiene Scholarship

The Swan Knowles Dental Hygiene Scholarship is available for third and fourth year dental hygiene students at Florida State College of Jacksonville. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

FSCJ Baptist Medical Center Nassau Auxiliary Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are majoring in nursing or an allied health degree program. Applicants must be residents of Nassau County who are attending Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ).

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

FSCJ Fern Smith Memorial Scholarship Sponsored by the National Organization for Women

This award is available for female students attending Florida State College at Jacksonville. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, demonstrate unmet financial need, and enroll at least part time.

Total: $2906 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018