Scholarships

Depan International Freshman Student Scholarship – Award of $2,000 per year for a first-time-in-college freshman entering FAU on a student or scholar visa. Includes a non-resident tuition fee waiver. Renewable up to four years contingent on maintaining a 3.2 GPA at FAU and full-time enrollment

Depan Merit Recognition Scholarship – Awards of $200 non-renewable, offered to any student who was recognized in their senior year of high school as a National Merit, National Achievement or National Hispanic Scholarship Scholar, Finalist or Semifinalist and who enters FAU after previously enrolling and completing credits at another institution of higher education

FAU Presidential Scholarship – Awards of $3,000 per year for first-time-in-college freshmen with a high school academic average of 3.5/4.0 and an SAT-I of 1270 or an ACT of 28. Renewable up to four years based on academic achievement.

M. Brenn Green Scholarship – Two renewable awards of $1,000 per year to first-time-in-college freshmen majoring in one of the following areas: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Health Administration, Political Science, Social Psychology, Social Work or Sociology. Renewable up to four years based on academic achievement and completion in one of the areas above.

Martin Luther King Award – Awards of $2,350 per year for first-time-in-college freshmen who meet the academic requirements for admission to FAU and demonstrate financial need. Renewable up to four years based on academic achievement. To determine eligibility, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Martin Luther King Scholar Award – Awards of $2,500 per year for first-time-in-college freshmen with a 3.0 GPA and 1100 on the SAT-I or 25 on the ACT.

National Merit Scholar – Awards of $5,000 per year are offered to qualified students named as National Merit Scholars by the National Merit Scholarships Corporation (NMSC). Candidates are selected by NMSC according to PSAT results. Documentation of selection as recipient is required. Renewable up to four years based on academic achievement.

National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic-Scholarship Finalist – Awards of $4,000 per year are offered to qualified students named as Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) or National Hispanic Scholar Recognition Program (NHSRP), the College Board. Candidates are selected by NMSC or NHSRP according to PSAT results. Documentation of selection as “Merit” recipient is required. Renewable up to four years based on academic achievement.

National Merit/Achievement/Hispanic-Scholarship Semifinalist – Awards of $3,000 per year renewable up to four years based on academic achievement, for qualified students named as Semifinalists by the National Hispanic Scholar Recognition Program (NHSRP), the College Board. Candidates are selected by NMSC or NHSRP according to PSAT results. Documentation of selection as “Merit” recipient is required. Renewable up to four years based on academic achievement.

Salutatorian Scholarship – Awards of $3,000 per year are offered to first-time, in-college freshmen that were Florida high school Salutatorians. Renewable up to four years based on academic achievement.

SECME, Inc. – Awards of $2,350 per year available to a limited number of students from SECME High Schools in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Students must meet the academic requirements for admission to FAU and have participated in the SECME program. Renewable for up to four years based on academic achievement. Applicants must also submit a personal essay and two letters of reference with the Scholarship Application. Apply through FAU, Division of Engineering Student Services.

Valedictorian Scholarship – Awards of $4,000 per year are offered to first-time-in-college freshmen that were Florida high school Valedictorians. Renewable up to four years based on academic achievement.

United States Army ROTC Scholarships – Available for full-time students enrolled in the Army ROTC program. Benefit package includes payment of tuition and fees, $600 for books, and a monthly stipend during the academic year. Scholarships are limited. Apply through the ROTC Scholarship/Enrollment Officer at (305) 348-1619 for additional requirements.

Walter Gaeser Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to first-time-in-college freshmen in Business. It is available to a limited number of students who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is nonrenewable and quantities are limited.

All Academic Team Scholars – Up to ten $2,800 scholarships to members of the Florida Community College All Academic Team with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Renewable for up to five semesters contingent upon maintaining a cumulative 3.5 GPA while a full-time student at FAU. Deadline for nominations is June 1 for transfer in the following Fall or Spring semesters.

Brain Bowl – Two scholarships of $1,175 per semester for students on the winning brain bowl team. Renewable for up to five semesters or until graduation (whichever occurs first). Apply through the FAU Undergraduate Admissions Office by June 1.

Depan Transfer Scholarship Indian River Community College – Award of $2,000 renewable up to two years offered to students transferring to FAU from Indian River Community College who meet all transfer admission requirements