University Women of Flagler (UWF) awards scholarships annually.
How do I apply (or reapply) for a scholarship? High school seniors should contact their Guidance Counselor. Past year recipients will be contacted by Jeanne Nix about re-applying. Application Deadline: January 2023.
Purpose of the Scholarship: To enable and encourage outstanding high school students to pursue a college degree
Type of Scholarship: An award based on the student’s academic standing and enrollment in an accredited college or university
Criteria for Scholarship:
Be a female and a resident of Flagler County for at least one year
May not be a relative of a UWF member
Be a graduating senior of an accredited high school
Present a current official transcript of credits indicating a minimum high school average of B or a GPA of 3.0, and SAT/ACT scores
Two letters of recommendation: one personal (not a relative) and oneprofessional (teachers, religious or community leaders, school administrators, etc.)
A brief essay that must include the following: a. Educational/career goals b. Present accomplishments (special awards, honors, etc.) c. Why you are applying for this scholarship (include any financial concerns) d. Involvement in school and community activities e. Employment experiences
Provide proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university when available
Scholarship Award: At least $500 and up to $3,000.
Criteria for Renewal of the Scholarship:
Scholarship recipient may reapply
Continued enrollment at an accredited college or university
Overall grade point continues at 3.0 or higher
Future scholarships are dependent upon availability of funds
Inform UWF of your intentions by contacting the UWF Scholarship Committee
Assessment of Applications (25-point scale)
Statement of Professional Intentions (10 points)
Clarity of thought
Grammar, spelling, punctuation
Identification of educational or career goals
Why are you applying for this scholarship?
Involvement in school and community activities
Statement of Leadership and Activities (5 points)
Recommendations (5 points)
Who wrote the recommendations?
What was said in the recommendations?
Transcript Information (5 points)
Cumulative grade point: district state
Standard classes taken
Honors classes taken
Advanced Placement classes
International Baccalaureate classes
Additional Comments by Evaluator
Miscellaneous: 1. The selection committee will consist of current members of the Scholarship Committee 2. The Scholarship Committee will review all complete applications and make its selections in a timely manner 3. If there are any questions, call one of the Vice Presidents for Scholarships:
UWF Contact: Scholarship Committee Chairperson Jeanne Nix at 407-247-1830 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please contact your Guidance Counselor who will direct you to the Flagler Education Foundation portal. There you will find the online UWF scholarship application.