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Scholars Day

 

March 14, 2014

What is Scholars Day?

Scholars Day is an invitation-only event for incoming students. Participants will be considered for our highest scholarship awards.  A Scholars Day application will be mailed to all students who have been admitted to FAU and the Honors College by December 15th.  

To learn more about the different scholarships available, you can:
    visit the Honors College Financial Aid page, and click on the "Honors College Scholarships" tab.
    visit the Honors College Endowed Scholarships page.

The Top Awards

The Henry Morrison Flagler Scholarship is a full merit scholarship, awarded to incoming freshmen, that provides extraordinary student-leaders with financial freedom to pursue higher education goals and participate in annual enrichment programs. Its value exceeds $72,000 over four years. More information is available on the  Flagler Scholarship webpage.

The George D. Cornell Honors Scholarship: Up to $60,000 over four years. Covers on campus room/board and tuition/fees not covered by Bright Futures and other awards, up to $7,500/semester based on Fall/Spring enrollment. For Florida residents.

The Harriet L. Wilkes Arts and Humanities Scholarship: Up to $60,000 over four years, for incoming freshmen. Covers on campus room/board and in-state tuition/fees not covered by Bright Futures and other awards, up to $7,500/semester based on Fall/Spring enrollment. For students who declare and pursue a concentration in the fine arts or humanities at the Wilkes Honors College.

The Harriet L. Wilkes Social Sciences Scholarship: Up to $60,000 over four years, for incoming freshmen. Covers on campus room/board and in-state tuition/fees not covered by Bright Futures and other awards, up to $7,500/semester based on Fall/Spring enrollment. For students who declare and pursue a concentration in history or the social sciences at the Wilkes Honors College.

The IB/AICE Scholarship, worth up to $6,000 per year, renewable up to 4 years, are awarded to incoming freshmen who have completed the International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced International Certificate in Education (AICE) Diploma.

The Leadership Scholarship, worth up to $6,000 per year, renewable up to 4 years, is awarded to incoming freshmen who have demonstrated outstanding leadership experience.

Scholars Day Schedule

The Scholars Day program includes a writing exercise and a personal interview with the Wilkes Honors College faculty and staff. Throughout the day, faculty, staff, and students will be available to answer any questions you may have about the College and provide information about areas of study, student clubs and organizations, residential life and community activities.

For more information, e-mail the Office of Admissions or call 561-799-8646

 

 
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