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Edward Waters College

Edward Waters College (EWC) is distinctively, Florida’s oldest independent institution of higher learning as well as the state’s first institution established for the education of African Americans. A private, historically black college, EWC is proud of its affiliation with the African Methodist Church and its membership with UNCF. It provides many opportunities for alumni and friends to support its quality programs.

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One Time Only (Non-Renewable Grants)

  • $2,000 Freshman Grant (2.6 GPA and Higher)
  • $3,000 Transfer Grant (3.0 GPA and Higher)

Renewable Scholarships

  • $5,000/yr Honors Scholarship (3.0 GPA, 18 ACT or 860 SAT)
  • $7,000/yr College Scholarship (3.25 GPA, 21 ACT or 1000 SAT)
  • $22,888/yr Presidential Scholarship (3.5 GPA, 24 ACT or 1100 SAT)

The Edward Waters College Scholarship/Grant-In-Aid program is designed to assist first-time, incoming freshmen and new students with offsetting the direct costs of education (Tuition, Fees, and On-campus room and board). Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, and are awarded upon acceptance of admission portfolio and are contingent upon institutional receipt of freshmen/new student seat deposit ($250 on campus, $150 off campus).

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