About the Scholarship

Rosewood Family Scholarship Program is administered by the Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance.

The department of education was started with the motive to strengthen the proficiency of all students within efficient system by providing them with the opportunity to spread their knowledge and skills through learning and research opportunities.

The Rosewood Family Scholarship Program was launched to provide student with necessary financial assistance to those students who prove they are direct descendants of Rosewood families affected by the historical incidents of January 1923.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • Students are required to submit a copy of their birth certificate, photo identification, and social security card along with their FAFSA application that determines the financial position of a student's family to pay for their education.

  • Candidates must demonstrate need for financial assistance by providing the necessary documents.

  • A current official transcript must be submitted by the students applying for this grant to prove that they are strong in academics to receive the scholarship.

  • Students must submit a completed, error-free Florida Financial Aid Application form before the deadline.

Scholarship Award Amount

  • This scholarship amounts to $6100 annually based on the availability of funds and the awards are non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship is limited to 25 candidates each year.


Deadline Information

The applications are to be presented to the financial aid department of the organization on or before the end of April 01, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application, and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date to avoid their application being rejected.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must attend an eligible Florida institution and be residing in the United States.

  • A student must be a direct descendant of the Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January 1923.

  • Candidates must have enrolled in a full-time program in any recognized college/university.

  • Must enroll in a program of study leading to an undergraduate degree, a certificate, or a diploma.


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