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Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to thousands of private and government-funded scholarships, FNU provides many opportunities to help students fund their educational goals.

Applying

Before applying for any FNU scholarship, please note the following:

  • Students can only apply for a maximum of one FNU scholarship at any given time.
  • International students who qualify may only apply for the International Scholarships.
  • Students receiving financial assistance from Vocational Rehabilitation, Military Active Duty or the VA do not qualify for any FNU scholarship.
  • ESL students only qualify for the COVID-19 ESL Scholarships
  • Every student awarded a scholarship is required to perform community/university service hours. Failure to complete these hours will result in scholarship forfeiture. For more information on service hours, contact the academic advising office.

Scholarships

COVID-19 Online Scholarship

 

To alleviate the hardship COVID-19 has placed on many potential students, this scholarship is available for new online students enrolling in the online certificate, diploma, associate or bachelor’s degree program for Fall 2020.

Basis for Selection: Must be a new student enrolling in an online program.

Source of the Scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: $300.00 per credit.

 

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is intended to support individuals who need to polish their English skills and qualify for a full Pell-grant to attend the English as a Second Language (ESL) program for the Fall 2020 semester.

Basis for Selection: Must be a student in the ESL program.

Source of the Scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: Students who receive the maximum Pell Grant award will not need to pay additional tuition. Students who do not qualify for the maximum will only be responsible for the difference between their award and the maximum account.

 

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

The Academic Scholarship is granted to freshmen and transfer students according to their GPA and/or SAT/ACT scores. Yearly amount awarded is specified below. Recipients of this scholarship must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA every semester to continue to be eligible for the Academic Scholarship.

  • This scholarship is awarded at time of enrollment and renewed every academic year.
ACT 16 – 20 21 – 25 26 -30 31 – 36
SAT 770 – 970 980 – 1180 1181 – 1350 1360 – 1600
GPA 2.0 – 2.4 1,260.00 1,386.00 1,512.00 1,638.00
GPA 2.5 – 2.9 1,764.00 1,890.00 2,016.00 2,142.00
GPA 3.0 – 3.5 2,268.00 2,394.00 2,520.00 2,646.00
GPA 3.6 – 4.0 2,772.00 2,898.00 3,024.00 3,150.00

 

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This is for those students who are Honor Society members and active members of the Mu Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma. The award of $1,000 is given every year to the winner of an essay contest on the subject of “How can an FNU degree assist you in becoming an ethical member within your profession?” ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Deadline: July 31st and December 31st of every year. All documents must be turned in, in a sealed envelope to the Advising Office before July 31st of each year.

Basis for selection: The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited therein.

Sum awarded: $1,000 applied to the student’s tuition at the moment of graduation from a Bachelor or Master Degree program.

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 75 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is for international students interested in enrolling in a baccalaureate program at FNU. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition cost. The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above to be eligible for this Scholarship for the following semester.

Source: University revenue.

Students awarded this scholarship are required to perform 150 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship was named after one of the founders’ family members whose love and dedication to our institution left a mark in its development and growth. It is awarded to FNU graduates of any degree program enrolling in the BSN Advance and BS-RRT to honor them for their outstanding effort in completing a degree program at FNU.

Basis for selection: Be an FNU graduate. The student’s status as an ALUMNI (AE) must be verified (transcripts or internal database) before scholarship can be applied.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition cost.

Students receiving the Berta Redondo Scholarship will be entitled to only one scholarship per academic year.

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 150 – 300 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

 

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

Through the City of Hialeah Scholarship Board, Inc., FNU offers scholarships for students engaged in City of Hialeah youth programming. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Students that are awarded an FNU scholarship are required to perform community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is awarded to top applicants who have demonstrated commitment to community service. In order to qualify, applicants must turn in a documented list of community service activities completed in high school. This document must be signed by the high school counselor or cap advisor. Applications are available at the Academic Advising Office.

Sum awarded: $1,500 per year. Renewable with submitted documentation of continued community service.

Students that are awarded an FNU scholarship are required to perform community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

The Díaz-Balart Scholarship was established by Florida National University to honor the Díaz-Balart family. Political immigrants from Cuba, the Díaz-Balart family has a long history of public service in both the U.S. and their homeland. This scholarship is awarded to a student who has immigrated to the U.S. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

 

The scholarship is to be awarded every year to the winner of an essay contest, written by high school candidates on the subject of “Educational Opportunities within the American Democracy”.

Basis for selection: Must be an immigrant to the United States of America. The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay.

Source of the scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: The complete tuition cost of the program for baccalaureate and associate degree programs offered by FNU.

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 150 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

The Dr. Manuel Viamonte Scholarship is a Florida National University scholarship to be awarded to a Radiology Technology student. The scholarship will be awarded every year to the winner of an essay contest, open to high school candidates, on the subject of “The Importance of studies in Radiology.”

Basis for selection: The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay.

Source: University revenue.

Sum awarded: The complete tuition cost of the Radiology Technology program.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is awarded every year to any graduate from one of FNU’s programs who enrolls in another program. The purpose of the scholarship is to help the graduates of FNU continue in their journey of academic fulfillment and attainment. The ADN program is not eligible for the scholarship.

Basis for selection: Student must be a graduate from one of FNU’s programs. The student’s status as an ALUMNI (AE) must be verified (transcripts or internal database) before scholarship can be applied.

Source of the scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition cost.

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 75 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is awarded every year to any immediate family member (spouse or children) of an FNU graduate. The purpose of the scholarship is to help the graduate’s family member continue on his/her journey of academic fulfillment and attainment. This scholarship is for career programs and ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible.

Basis for selection: Student must be an immediate family member (spouse or children) of an FNU graduate. The student’s status as an ALUMNI (AE) must be verified (transcripts or internal database) before scholarship can be applied.

Source of the scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition cost.

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 75 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

A Florida National University Scholarship to be awarded to Men or Women Athletes who have remaining collegiate athletic eligibility andwho possess the athletic ability and academic standards necessary to prosperously build upon the Department of Athletics; Mission Statement. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Full Athletic Scholarships are based on 12 credits a semester (24 credits for a School year and no classes during the SUMMER). Any extra credit requested by the students aside from the 24 credits to be taken in the calendar year will have to be paid by the student.

Basis for selection: Meet academic standards and athletic expectations of Florida National University, its athletic department and the athlete’s respective sport coach.

Source: University revenue.

Sum awarded: Any dollar amount up to all tuition for a baccalaureate degree program (does not include textbooks, uniforms, other required materials or program-related fees/incurred expenses) offered by Florida National University.

Students awarded this scholarship are required to perform 300 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

A Florida National University Scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman that has graduated from an approved high school the prior year with a graduating GPA of 2.0 and will be pursuing a Bachelor’s (BA/BS) Degree at FNU. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

This person must possess the academic standard (2.0) and maintain a 2.0 GPA every semester to continue to be eligible for the Academic Scholarship.

Basis for selection: Meet academic standards and show proof of approved High School Diploma from previous year to study at FNU.

Sum awarded: $500.00 per year

Students awarded this scholarship are required to perform 300 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

A Florida National University Scholarship to be awarded to an international student pursuing a Bachelors (BA/BS) Degree at FNU. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

 

This person must possess the academic standard (2.0) and maintain a 2.0 GPA every semester to continue to be eligible for the Academic Scholarship.

Basis for selection: Meet academic standards and show proof of international eligibility to study at FNU.

Sum awarded: $1,500 per year.

The scholarship does not cover Registration and Application fees. All remaining fees must be paid on time or the student will lose his/her eligibility to the scholarship and special tuition rate.

Students awarded this scholarship are required to perform 300 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

A Florida National University Scholarship to be awarded to a transfer student from another 2 or 4-year institution with a transferring GPA of 2.0 pursuing a Bachelor’s (BA/BS) Degree at FNU. This person must possess the academic standard (2.0) and maintain a 2.0 GPA every semester to continue to be eligible for the Academic Scholarship. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Basis for selection: Meet academic standards and show proof of transfer status to study at FNU.

Sum awarded: $750.00 per year.

Students awarded this scholarship are required to perform 300 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is awarded every year to Bahamian Citizens who apply and will be attending online/virtual classes only.

Source of the scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is awarded every year to government employees. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Basis for selection: Must be a government employee. Referral must be from a government agency.

Source of the scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition or the employee and 15% for employee’s family member(s).

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 75 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

Florida National University will award 2 scholarships per team.

The Graduate Assistant Scholarship is awarded to a student registered in one of FNU’s Master programs:

The Team Manager Scholarship is to be awarded to a student registered in one of FNU’s baccalaureate degree programs:

Each must have proven knowledge and background on how an Athletic Department functions. The person must possess the academic standard and athletic stability necessary to promote the functionality of the Athletic Department and build upon the Athletic Departments’ Mission Statement. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Basis for selection: Meet FNU’s Academic standards and athletic expectations. Demonstrate functionality within the Athletic Department and the respective sport for which the student(s) will work with. Each applicant will go through an interview process.

Sum awarded: Any dollar amount up to all tuition for a graduate or baccalaureate degree program offered by Florida National University.

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 75 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

FNU will offer one scholarship, per senior high/charter school, each year to a graduating senior that meets the following criteria:

  1. A U.S. Resident, U.S. Citizen, or other eligible non-citizen (humanitarian parole, Cuban-Haitian Entrant, refugee status, asylum).
  2. Enrolled as a senior in one of the local M-DCPS Senior High Schools or Charter Schools
  3. Have a 2.5 GPA or greater
  4. Recommended by two teachers and/or counselors.
  5. The high school needs to submit the selected student’s required documentation (copy of report card) to the University for Acceptance.
  6. Scholarship recipients must submit quarterly information on their academic grades and the number of credits taken per semester.

Basis for selection: The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay. Topic: “The Importance of a University Education”

Source: University revenue.

Sum awarded: The complete tuition cost of the program for a baccalaureate or associate degree program offered by FNU (excluding the following programs – Nursing, MSN, Respiratory Therapy AS, Respiratory Therapy BS Degree RRT to BS-RRT (Advanced), and Physical Therapist Assistant).

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 150 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

The scholarship is awarded to international students who have graduated from an ESL program at FNU and will re-enroll in an associate degree program. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Basis for selection: Applicant must have completed Intermediate Level or demonstrate proficiency in the English Language. All applicants will be interviewed by the ESL Division Head.

Sum awarded: Merit-based and will cover up to 50% of the tuition.

The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above to be eligible for this scholarship for the following semester.The scholarship does not cover Registration and Application fees. All remaining fees must be paid on time or the student will lose his/her eligibility to the scholarship and special tuition rate.

Source: University revenue.

Students awarded this scholarship are required to perform 150 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

The José Regueiro Scholarship, in honor of the President of the institution, is a Florida National University scholarship. The scholarship is to be awarded every year to the winner of an essay contest, open to high school candidates, on the subject of “The Importance of a University Degree.”

Basis for selection: The content of the essay and the writing skills exhibited in the essay.

Sum awarded: The complete tuition cost of the program of his/her choice from the Associate of Arts or Science Degree programs offered by FNU. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Students awarded this scholarship are required to perform 150 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is to be awarded every year to children that graduate from the Little Angels Children Development Center and will enroll in one of FNU’s programs after graduating from high school. The purpose of the scholarship is to help the prospective students in their journey of academic fulfillment and attainment. ADN, BSN and MSN programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

Basis for selection: Graduate of the Little Angels Children Development Center. The Little Angels Children Development Center must provide a letter stating the student attended the center.

Source of the scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition.

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 75 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

Medical Professional Scholarship at Florida National University can be awarded every year to active employees of the Medical Profession residing in the State of Florida and plan to enroll in an approved Health Care program. The ADN program is not eligible for this scholarship.

Basis for selection: Must be an active employee in the Medical profession in the State of Florida. To be eligible the applicant must provide a letter from the employer’s Human Resources Department or the most recent pay stub and a work ID.

Source of the scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition.

Students receiving the Medical Professional Scholarship will be entitled to only one scholarship per academic year.

 

Students awarded this scholarship will be required to perform 75 – 300 community/university service hours (hours are dependent on the program enrolled in). These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

This scholarship is awarded every year to students enrolled in the MSN-Nurse Educator concentration. The purpose of the scholarship is to help Nurses to be well prepared to contribute to the education of future Nurses.

Basis for selection: Students must be accepted and enrolled in the program (MSN-Nurse Educator Concentration). Comply with the admissions requirements for the program (MSN-Nurse Educator Concentration).

Source of the scholarship: University revenue.

Sum awarded: 20% of tuition.

Students awarded this scholarship are required to perform 75 community/university service hours. These hours are a mandatory component as a recipient of an FNU scholarship.

FNU reserves the right to modify or terminate this and all scholarships at FNU’s sole discretion.

The OAS and FNU co-sponsor ten scholarships per academic year, under the Academic Scholarship Program. Scholarship is offered at FNU in-person or distance education for bachelor’s degree or master’s degree programs.

Source: University revenue and OAS

Sum awarded: The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition cost for the following masters, baccalaureate programs offered by FNU: Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Services Administration, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Finance, and Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration.