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Scholarships

J. Edwin White Memorial Scholarship

  1. Amount: $500 per semester. Available fall and spring semesters during the academic year. May be awarded for one or both semesters. One or two scholarships are awarded per year.
  2. Criteria: The student must have a declared major in Finance and indicate that they will continue to pursue a degree in Finance. The student must be an undergraduate and classified at the junior-level or higher at the time of receiving the scholarship. An overall grade point average of 2.75 or higher is required. Academic performance, overall and in finance courses, is the major factor in selecting recipients; however, extracurricular activities, career objectives and availability of other sources of financial assistance are considered. Preference is given to graduates of high schools in Leon and Wakulla counties (Florida).

Mark and Nancy Casper Hillis Scholarship

  1. Amount: $500 per semester. Available fall and spring semesters during the academic year. May be awarded for one or both semesters. One scholarship is awarded per year.
  2. Criteria: The student must have a declared major in Finance and indicate that they will continue to pursue a degree in Finance. The student must be classified at the junior-level or higher at the time of receiving the scholarship. An overall grade point average of 2.75 or higher is required. Academic performance, overall and in finance courses, is the major factor in selecting recipients; however, extracurricular activities, career objectives and availability of other sources of financial assistance are considered.

John Philip Pomeroy Presidential Scholarship

  1. Amount: $500 per semester. Available fall and spring semesters during the academic year. May be awarded for one or both semesters. One or two scholarships are awarded per year.
  2. Criteria: The student must have a declared major in Finance and indicate that they will continue to pursue a degree in Finance. The student must be classified at the junior-level or higher at the time of receiving the scholarship. An overall grade point average of 2.75 or higher is required. Academic performance, overall and in finance courses, is the major factor in selecting recipients; however, extracurricular activities, career objectives and availability of other sources of financial assistance are considered.

Karl and Sophie Schweizer Scholarship

  1. Amount: $500 per semester. Available fall and spring semesters during academic year. May be awarded for one or both semesters. Six to nine scholarships are awarded per year.
  2. Criteria: The student must have a declared major in Finance and indicate that they will continue to pursue a degree in Finance. The student must be classified at the junior-level or higher at the time of receiving the scholarship. An overall grade point average of 2.75 or higher is required. Academic performance, overall and in finance courses, is the major factor in selecting recipients; however, extracurricular activities, career objectives and availability of other sources of financial assistance are considered.

Florida Bankers Education Foundation Scholarship/Loan Program

  1. The Florida Bankers Association, through its education foundation, has established a scholarship/loan program for juniors and seniors majoring in Business or Economics.
  2. The objective of the program is to encourage college graduates to consider a career in banking in the State of Florida and consequently provides for the forgiveness of the indebtedness of the recipient provided he/she completes a year of full-tie employment in a commercial bank in Florida.
  3. The program provides a stipend of $750 per semester, for each semester remaining to graduation. The maximum award is $3,000.
  4. Eligibility Requirements
    • Junior or senior enrolled at Florida State University
    • Resident of Florida
    • Major in Business (excluding Hospitality Management) or Economics
    • GPA of 2.5 or higher
    • Must have at least two semesters remaining to graduation
     
  5. Application forms and instruction sheets are available in the Finance Office, Room 311 RBA.

Application Period

Open application period is April for the following fall and spring semesters. Click HERE for this year's application. Application deadline is the Friday of exam week during the spring semester. Students are notified by early July if they have been selected for the scholarship and for which semester.