Scholarships are given out once a year for the fall and spring semesters. It is important that you submit your admissions application and all required admissions documents before applying for a scholarship. Scholarship applications will be reviewed following acceptance. Students are awarded scholarships based on academic criteria and/or need. Ask for any needed recommendations early!
There are three main groups of scholarships:
In addition, FAU has developed a Scholarship Search Database, which houses a comprehensive list of all available scholarships at Florida Atlantic University.
The following is a list of a few selected scholarships for transfer and/or returning students. A more comprehensive list is available under the Financial Aid.
For more information about scholarships or about how you can support FAU, please contact Derek Phillips, Associate Director of Student Financial Aid, at 954-236-1229.
These awards are for incoming junior transfer students from one of Florida's College System institutions. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. This award is available for part-time and full-time students and renewable up to five semesters or upon completion of an Undergraduate Degree. A completed FAFSA is required to be considered for this scholarship.
This scholarship is awarded to Broward College transfer students enrolled in the College of Business. The recipient is awarded the scholarship for two years at $500 per semester.
The Richard Snyder Memorial Scholarship is offered by the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters to full-time transfer students with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Students must be classified as a Junior in order to be selected for this award. The student must also demonstrate a financial need and their major must be within the College of Arts and Letters. This scholarship will provide up to a $500 award per semester.
Junior and senior undergraduate students majoring in Criminal Justice, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, native FAU student involved in community engagement. Applicants must have a record of service, time and energy that improves the quality of community life in the spirit of Dr. Massey. $1000
The June Frick and Gwen Moye Scholarship was established with preference given to female students studying in disciplines where they are traditionally under-represented. Students must be junior or senior status, full time, and in good academic standing. A completed FAFSA is required to be considered for this scholarship. Awards are renewable so long as the criteria are met. Please see the Scholarship Resource Center (Office of Student Financial Aid, SU80, Room 233) for further details. Application is currently under revision.
The Lillian Delmarter Scholarship Endowment was established by Lillian Delmarter because she never had the opportunity to complete her formal education. Her goal is to help students with the ability to experience the joys of learning. Students must demonstrate financial need. A completed FAFSA is required to be considered for this scholarship.
The Robert L. Schattner Scholarship Endowment is intended for students whose life experiences or family challenges make higher educational opportunities difficult, or to aid students who have unexpected financial need or unusual circumstances that arise during the year that impacts their education. Student must have minimum 2.5 GPA and must have demonstrated financial need. A completed FAFSA is required to be considered for this scholarship.