Rosewood Family

The Rosewood Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that provides assistance for up to 50 minority students to attend a state university. Direct descendants of African-American Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January 1923 receive priority for awards.


Applicants must complete and submit the Florida Financial Aid Application by April 1 and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the U.S. Department of Education in time to be processed by May 15.


Tuition and fees for 15 semester hours per term of undergraduate study, not to exceed $6,100 or the amount established in the General Appropriations Act, whichever is less; awards are prorated if funds are insufficient to provide the maximum award to 50 recipients.