UNF Laine S. Silverfield Special Education Endowed Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,400

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 be enrolled as a junior or senior at the time the award is made.
  4. Must meet admissions requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida's College of Education and Human Services.
  5. Must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Must major in exceptional student and deaf education.
  7. Must enroll full time (12 credit hours) each semester and earn a minimum of 24 credits by the end of each academic year.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. college juniors and seniors who are majoring in exceptional student and deaf education at the University of North Florida College of Education and Human Services. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the UNF Laine S. Silverfield Special Education Endowed Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Resume/CV
Additional Information: Recipients are chosen by a selection committee. Students will be notified of their selection status in April or May of 2016. Recipients will be recognized at an awards reception in the fall of 2016. 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: $1,200 annually, disbursed in two equal installments in fall and spring semesters. Current recipients may apply for renewal and will be given preference, pending availability of funding, and if all scholarship requirements have been met. No student will be eligible to receive more than four semesters of scholarship support.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,400.

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. The student must also submit official transcripts if he/she is 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: -
Address: University of North Florida, College of Education and Human Services 1 UNF Drive Jacksonville, Florida 32224-7699

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