Scholarship Programs

The Sarasota-Manatee chapter of the Florida A&M University National Alumni Association awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Sarasota and Manatee counties who are planning to attend Florida A&M University in the upcoming fall and spring semesters.

We invite all eligible applicants to apply, based upon the following minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from high school located in Sarasota or Manatee counties.
  • Applicant must attend Florida A&M University for the fall and spring semesters within the academic year the scholarship is awarded.
  • Applicant must be accepted to Florida A&M University by the application deadline (No exceptions)

The selection criteria for awarding the scholarships will be based upon academic achievement, financial need, and extra-curricular activities participated in during the applicant’s high school years.

  •   All applicants are required to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  •   All applicants must be available for an interview with the Sarasota-Manatee FAMU Alumni Scholarship committee.

Scholarships are awarded at three levels:

  1.  Fredrick Humphries Academic Scholarship – Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 3.5
  2.  Eddie Rainey Achievers Scholarship – Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  3.  Waite Bellamy Book Award – Awarded to students with a minimum GPA 0f 2.5

If selected as a scholarship recipient, in order to receive a scholarship from the chapter, the recipients are required to participate in the following:

  • Attend a FAMU workshop, hosted by the chapter.
  • Meet with alumni reps during the winter break, to update the chapter on their progress at FAMU

The deadline for the application is February 25, 2017.  If mailed in, application must be postmarked by the deadline date. 

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