FIU / Community College Honors Scholarship

These awards are open to incoming Honors College students and provide $1,000 per semester for a maximum of four semesters (amounts may vary annually). A minimum entering cumulative grade point average of 3.3 is required.

• Admission and active status in the Honors College
• Fall admits – Fall 2024 admission is required for all scholarship awards
• Maintain minimum enrollment of 15 credits per term
• Cumulative GPA of at least 3.3
• Students awarded a transfer scholarship may only receive one transfer award per academic year
• Be a citizen of the United States, a U.S. lawful permanent resident or an international student on an aid eligible visa
• Students must fulfill annual Honors College engagement and service requirements

To apply:
• Completed application for FIU admission
• Completed Honors College application (visit for instructions on how to apply and requirements)
• Essay Topic Submission (300-500 word essay)
• Optional: students may submit evidence of Honors awards or academic achievements
• Two letters of recommendation from previous instructors

Questions – contact the Office of Scholarships at or click here to learn more.

Honors College
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you completed an FIU admission and Honors College application?
  2. How will the Honors College and this selected scholarship help you achieve your academic and career goals?
  3. Students may submit evidence of Honors awards or academic achievements.
  4. Please request two letters of recommendation.
    • Enter name and email address of first recommender here.
    • Enter name and email address of second recommender here.