The Presidential Scholars program is for high-achieving incoming students who possess an innovative spirit partnered with academic success. Candidates are invited to submit a proposal on a technological innovation of their choice and present it on President’s Day before a faculty panel.
Selected students typically have an SAT score between 1450 and 1600 in conjunction with strong performance in mathematics and sciences. Presidential Scholars have also demonstrated their unique innovative spirit. Recipients of this scholarship will receive a $50,000 scholarship paid over four years.
Application and Competition Process
Eligible students must submit their undergraduate admissions application by November 1. There is no further application needed. Only the applicants that have completed the admissions process by November 1, including all required documents, will be considered for the President’s Scholars program. Students selected for the President’s Scholars program will receive an invitation after December 1. The competition will take place on February 17.
Students will propose a solution or product to solve the problem of their choice in the fields of technology or engineering. On the day of the competition, students will have four minutes to present their “pitch.” Any platform may be used for the presentation and prototypes or models are allowed. Prior to the competition on campus, students must submit their project proposal. No feedback will be given on the proposals. The purpose of the proposal is to provide the panel of judges with relevant information on the problem and assist students in the planning stages of their project. As a tip to students, consider this proposal as a research proposal in which you are striving to secure research funding or convince the faculty of Florida Poly to support your research or idea.
The Alexander Scholars program seeks motivated and dedicated high school students who have demonstrated excellence within their academic journey to date. Alexander Scholars receive a full-tuition scholarship in addition to automatic admission to the Master’s Program provided students graduate in four or less years and have maintained a 3.4 GPA or higher. Alexander Scholars typically have an SAT scores between 1330 and 1450 or higher.
Eligible students must submit their undergraduate admissions applications by November 1. There is no further application needed. Applicants that have completed the admissions process by November 1, including all required documents will be considered for the Alexander Scholars program. Selected students will receive notification within the first two weeks of December.
The Provost Scholars program seeks gifted and uniquely talented high school students who have demonstrated excellence within their academic journey to date. Provost Scholars receive a $20,000 scholarship paid over 4 years. Provost Scholars typically have SATs above 1330 partnered with strong performance in mathematics & sciences.
Eligible students must submit their undergraduate admissions applications by November 1. There is no further application needed. Applicants that have completed the admissions process by November 1, including all required documents will be considered for the Provost Scholars program. Selected students will receive notification within the first two weeks of December.
Florida Poly Merit Scholars
The Merit Scholars program seeks to identify students who will positively contribute to our campus culture and environment. There is not a separate application or deadline for these scholarships. All undergraduate applicants are considered on the basis of their full admission application and resources available. Applicants are selected for scholarships through a comprehensive review of their application, including essay, letter(s) of recommendation, community service, rigor of transcript, selected major/concentration, leadership activities, and academic indicators. These scholarships range from $1,000 to $1,500.