About the Scholarship

Florida Atlantic University sponsors FAU Community College Scholars Award. FAU was established in 1961. This scholarship is provided for incoming transfer students from one of Florida’s College System institutions. FAU provides students with the skills to turn dreams into reality.

What are the basic requirements needed to apply for this scholarship?

  • Students must have completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to apply for this grant.

  • The student must write a personal essay on a topic of his/her choice.

  • The student must also submit a letter of recommendation from a Florida College System institution advisor.


FAU Community College Scholars Award amounts to 

  • This scholarship provides $3,000 annually, renewable for up to five semesters or until graduation.

  • This award is disbursed in equal installments of $1,500 per semester.

  • The number of awards offered varies annually. Scholarships are limited in number.


Deadline information

The applications are to be submitted by the end of March 01, 2020. Students are informed to submit their scholarship application and required application before the due date. Applications and other related information are available online on the Florida Atlantic University website.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Recipients must be enrolled full-time (12 or more semester hours at FAU).

  • Applicants should maintain FAU cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher.

  • A student must demonstrate financial need.