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Florida A&M University Presidential Scholarships All incoming freshmen and AA/AS degree Florida Community College transfers are considered for the following scholarships when they apply for admissions. The earlier you apply, the better your chances are for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded until the funds are depleted.

 Life Gets Better Scholarship Life Gets Better Scholarship Incoming freshmen designated National Achievement, Hispanic, or Merit Finalists or Scholar by the National Merit Corporation, having an unweighted 3.50 high school GPA and having a 1950 on the SAT or 29 on the ACT will receive the following over four years: Tuition and fees, room, board, books, $500/semester stipend, internships and a laptop. Awardees must major in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics in order to be eligible for this scholarship. Students must take the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) in the junior year of high school to compete in the National Merit Corporation programs. • •

In State value over 4 year period $68,843 Out of State value over 4 year period $116,608

 Distinguished Scholar Award Incoming freshmen who have scores of at least 1800 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT and a 3.50 high school GPA: Florida Residents receive a full four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees, double occupancy room rate, and board. The $350 housing deposit will be waived for Florida Bright Futures Scholar awardees. Additionally, National Achievement Semifinalists will receive up to $500 a semester for books. Out-of –State students receive a four-year scholarship that pays for tuition and fees. A National Achievement Semifinalist will receive double occupancy room rate and board. Students who are Pell Grant eligible will receive a stipend not to exceed $500/semester. A National Achievement Finalist will also receive a laptop. A National Achievement Scholar will receive a laptop, $500/semester for books and a $500/semester stipend. • In State value over 4 year period $56,044 • Out of State value over 4 year period $103,888  George W. Gore Assistantship This is a four-year scholarship. Incoming freshmen who have at least 1650 on the SAT or 23 on the ACT and a minimum high school GPA of 3.00 qualify for the following awards:


Florida A&M University Presidential Scholarships TEST SCORE REQUIREMENT ACT 23 or SAT 1650 - 1679 ACT 24 or SAT 1680 - 1724 ACT 25 or SAT 1725 - 1754 ACT 26 or SAT 1755 - 1784 SAT 1785

ANNUAL AWARD $2,000 $3,000 $4,000 $5,000 $6,000

Incoming freshmen majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics will receive an extra award of $1,000 annually.  Florida Community College Scholarship (effective Fall 2010) This scholarship was established to assist high achieving Florida community/junior college graduates. This partial scholarship is a two-year undergraduate scholarship awarded to an AA/AS Degree transfer student who has a minimum 2.50 GPA and is not enrolled as a FAMU student. The annual amount of the scholarship is as follows: CUMULATIVE GPA 2.50 – 2.74 2.75 – 3.00 3.01 – 3.49 3.50 – 3.99 or PTK 4.0

ANNUAL AWARD $1,500 $2,000 $3,000 $4,000 $5,000

 High School/Florida Community College Scholarship This is a two-year scholarship for incoming freshmen who received the high school diploma and the AA/AS degree from a Florida Community College at the same time. This scholarship is worth $4,000/year. Alternately, incoming freshmen who qualify for the GWG Assistantship at a higher level can be offered the GWG Assistantship. Please contact the Office of Enrollment Management for additional information: (850) 599-3512. Email: natalie.rose@famu.edu. Website: www.famu.edu (click on Students) Also: www.college.gov Admissions: (850) 599-3796 University Tours: (850) 5993869 09/06/11


FAMU Presidential Scholarships