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Woodbridge N. Ferris Scholarships
If you have been awarded a Woodbridge N. Ferris (WNF) Scholarship, please click here for important scholarship information, including renewal requirements.
Freshmen that are admitted to one of our approved community college locations in a full-time, fully-online or statewide program for spring 2022 semester or beyond, that have the high school GPA requirements listed in the chart below, will automatically be reviewed for a WNF Scholarship.
** Please note that financial aid funding is subject to federal, state and institutional regulations. Financial aid awards are limited to the estimated Cost of Attendance for each student. We are finding that some students have more sources of financial aid than we can fit into their Cost of Attendance. This is a great problem to have! Please know that we will offer each student the best possible financial aid award possible under the applicable rules and regulations.
Students must be enrolled continuously full-time (at least 12 credit hours) with combined enrollment at both schools to qualify for the scholarship. Scholarships will not be awarded during the summer semester. The Scholarship amounts will be prorated based on the number of Ferris credit hours each student is enrolled for. Example: If a student is enrolled in 6 Ferris credit hours and 6 GRCC credit hours, this meets the full-time requirement for the scholarship. The student in this example would receive the prorated amount for 6 Ferris credit hours.
|Fully-Online or Statewide WNF Scholarship||Cumulative HS GPA||Annual Amount||Cumulative Renewal Ferris GPA|
|Ember Scholarship||4.0 or above||$5,000||3.0|
|Provost's Scholarship||3.75 - 3.99||$4,500||3.0|
|Dean's Scholarship||3.5 - 3.74||$3,500||3.0|
|Gold Scholarship||3.25 - 3.49||$2,000||2.75|
|Crimson Scholarship||3.0 - 3.24||$1,500||2.75|
If a student takes courses only at the community college for a semester, this will count against the scholarship eligibility and the scholarship will be prorated to $0 for that semester. Remaining funds from proration cannot be used for future semesters. Proration will be as follows, based on the number of enrolled Ferris credit hours:
|12+ FSU cr/sem||9-11 FSU cr/sem||6-8 FSU cr/sem||1-5 FSU cr/sem|