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 a full ride, covering 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.

Scholarships Minimum Eligibility Requirements Annual Award
Henry Morrison Flagler Scholarship*
  • Incoming freshman
  • Florida resident
  • Outstanding record
  • Tuition not covered by Bright Futures and on campus room and board, up to $7500/semester ($60,000 over 4 years)
  • Four summer enrichment programs
  • Total value exceeds $72,000 over 4 years
George D. Cornell Scholarship*
  • Incoming freshman
  • Florida resident
  • Outstanding record
  • Tuition not covered by Bright Futures
  • On-campus room and board
  • Up to $7500/semester ($60,000 over 4 years)
Harriet L. Wilkes Arts and Humanities Scholarship
  • Incoming freshman
  • Outstanding record
  • Students who will concentrate in the humanities
  • Tuition not covered by Bright Futures
  • On-campus room and board
  • Up to $7500/semester ($60,000 over 4 years)
Harriet L. Wilkes Social Sciences Scholarship
  • Incoming freshman
  • Outstanding record
  • Students who will concentrate in one of the social sciences
  • Tuition not covered by Bright Futures
  • On-campus room and board
  • Up to $7500/semester ($60,000 over 4 years)
The Goizueta Foundation Scholarship
  • Hispanic Student with documented financial need (Full and partial awards available)
  • Tuition, room and board not covered by Bright Futures and other grants
Dean’s Scholarship
  • National Merit Finalist
  • National Hispanic Scholar
  • National Achievement Finalist
  • $9,000 per year
International Baccalaureate / AICE Scholarship*
  • Completion of the IB/AICE Diploma
  • Up to $6,000 per year
Leadership Scholarship*
  • Outstanding Leadership Experience
  • Up to $6,000 per year
Latin American Caribbean Student Scholarship
  • Citizen of a Latin American or Caribbean Nation with valid passport. We will not be requiring the F1 or I20 as previously indicated as the only requirement for this scholarship.
  • Up to $14,000 per year
Out-of-State Academic Scholarship
  • Non-Florida Residency, minimum 3.5 weighted GPA
  • Up to $10,000 per year
Honors Scholarship
  • Admission to the Honors College
  • Up to $6,000 per year


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 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.

Updated 08/12/2013


Last Modified 6/24/15