UNF NE Florida Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society “Charles Bennett Scholar” Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$4,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
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 be accepted into a program offered by the UNF School of Engineering. Preference will be given to a continuing freshman.
  4. Must meet admission requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida (UNF).
  5. Must declare a major field of study in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering.
  6. Must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  7. Must enroll full time (12 or more credit hours) each semester and earn a minimum of 24 credit hours by the end of each academic year. If the student requires fewer than 12 credit hours to graduate in the final semester of his/her academic career, the award will be pro-rated to reflect the reduction in hours.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. students at the University of North Florida who have been accepted into a program offered by the School of Engineering (civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering). Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the UNF NE Florida Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society “Charles Bennett Scholar” Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essays (3)
Additional Information: The University of North Florida's School of Engineering is proud to offer this scholarship sponsored by the Northeast Florida Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society. Florida Engineering Society (FES) supports engineering education, advocates licensure, promotes the ethical and competent practice of engineering and enhances the image and well-being of all engineers in the state of Florida. Scholarship recipients must: maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; remain in good standing as a student; comply with all University regulations, rules, and codes of conduct governing students on campus; and consent to release grades to the Division of Institutional Advancement for the purpose of reporting to the donor.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually. The initial award will be applied to spring term only. Current recipients may apply for renewal and will be given preference pending availability of funding and if the applicant continues to meet all selection criteria and responsibilities. No student will be eligible to receive more than four semesters of scholarship support. The amount of the award will be determined by the fund manager, but it cannot exceed the maximum cost of tuition, books, campus housing, meal plan, transportation and miscellaneous expenses, as reflected in the annual "Cost of Education" budget prepared by the UNF Financial Aid Office.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Applications are available online on the University of North Florida (UNF) College of Computing, Engineering & Construction (CCEC) website. As part of the online application, the student must submit short essay answers (300 characters or less) describing his/her career interests, extracurricular activities, and work experience. The scholarship application must be completed online and submitted by the deadline date. Only electronic applications will be considered.
Contact: -
Address: 1 UNF Drive Bldg. 50, Room 3400 Jacksonville, Florida 32224

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