Academic Scholarships



All students admitted to the Wilkes Honors College are awarded merit-based scholarships upon review of the application materials. A significant number of scholarships are available that offer top students scholarships that cover in-state tuition, room and board up to $15,000 per year. Admitted students must confirm their attendance by submitting a signed scholarship acceptance form and non-refundable deposit by the deadline given them (May 1st for incoming freshmen). Scholarship awards are not guaranteed for students who confirm after the deadline. See the table below for detailed scholarship information. Questions concerning these awards may be directed to the Office of Admissions (by going to our contact page or phoning 561.799.8646). You can also visit our Financial Aid/Scholarships page for additional information.



Apply early!
Students admitted by December 15 will be eligible for the highest scholarship awards.




Top scholarships
awarded at Scholars Day*

Henry Morrison Flagler Scholarship
Tuition, room and board not covered by Bright Futures. FL Resident. Flagler Scholars commit to 4 full years at the Honors College.
Living on campus is required for all 4 years.
Up to $7,500/semester
Four summer enrichment programs
Worth over $72,000 over 4 years

Dean’s Scholarship
Top students including National Hispanic Scholars or National Achievement Finalists.
Up to $36,000 over 4 years

Harriet L. Wilkes Arts and Humanities Scholarship
Tuition, room and board not covered by Bright Futures and other grants.
Living on campus is required.
Up to $7,500/semester
Worth up to $60,000 over 4 years

Harriet L. Wilkes Social Sciences Scholarship
Tuition, room and board not covered by Bright Futures and other grants.
Living on campus is required.
Up to $7,500/semester
Worth up to $60,000 over 4 years


Additional
scholarship opportunities

Honors Scholarship
Admission to the Honors College
Up to $6,000 per year

International Baccalaureate / AICE Scholarship
Completion of IB or AICE diploma (limited number available).
Up to $6,000 per year

Out-of-State Academic Scholarship
Non-Florida Residents, minimum 3.5 weighted GPA
Up to $12,000 per year

The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship
Hispanic Students with documented financial need (limited full and partial awards available).
Tuition, room and board not covered by Bright Futures and other grants.

Latin American Caribbean Student Scholarship
Citizens of a Latin American or Caribbean Nation, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands with valid passport or government ID.
Approximately $14,000 per year

Cornell National Merit Scholarship
National Merit Finalists
Tuition, room and board not covered by Bright Futures and other grants. Living on campus is required.
Up to $7,500/semester
Worth up to $60,000 over 4 years


Mission and Vision *A Scholars Day application will be mailed to students who have been admitted to the Honors College by December 15. Select students will be invited to compete for these top scholarships at Scholars Day , usually held in March.

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Wilkes Honors College Scholarship Renewal Information

Out-of-State Academic Scholarships

There are a limited number of academic scholarships available to non-Florida residents, which reduce the tuition to near the in-state rate. These scholarships are subject to academic qualifications. Applicants interested in these waivers are strongly encouraged to apply early for admissions; all eligible students are automatically considered.

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Need-based Financial Aid

The Wilkes Honors College can assist students in receiving financial aid based on need. For information about all need-based aid, contact Stacey Edens, Financial Aid Coordinator (561.799.8509). In addition to awarding academic scholarships based on merit, the Wilkes Honors College can assist students in receiving additional based on need.



Last Modified 8/16/16