Earlene and Albert First Generation Student Scholarship
The Earlene and Albert Dotson First Generation Student Scholarship provides support to First Generation college students, students pursuing a career in Aviation, and general scholarship support for African American students attending Florida Memorial University.
The Funds will be used to support faculty development, faculty travel, faculty research, and other ancillary activities related to the core functions of teaching, research, and service in accordance with the mission of Florida Memorial University.
Hazelle Rogers Caribbean Friends of FMU Scholarship Fund
Hazelle Rogers Caribbean Friends of FMU as represented by Hazelle Rogers and Clifton Rogers will be included in the Selection Process. Selection Committee will meet twice annually (November for Spring semester scholarships and April for Fall semester scholarships).
Criteria: One award will be reserved to a student who is a resident of Broward County, Eligible applicant must have financial need, a minimum 2.75 GPA and be of Caribbean ancestry.
1879 FOUNDERS’ DAY CAMPAIGN
Calling on all FMU alumni! The 1879 Campaign is the first in history challenging 1,879 alumni to donate to the 1879 Campaign. We need You alumni to not only make a gift to support the campaign, but be included in the 1,879 Founders’ Day Campaign Alumni roll call. When you select a gift amount and your donation is submitted, your name will be listed on the 1879 Founders’ Day Campaign Alumni Roll Call.
LEGAL SCHOLARS PIPELINE PROGRAM
The FMU Legal Scholars Pipeline Program is designed to inspire students to consider careers in the legal profession. Through collaboration with regional high schools and other organizations, the program will create a pipeline of talented students who are college-ready and prepared to successfully pursue undergraduate degrees in Law and Government from Florida Memorial University and ultimately enter law school.
FUN RUN VIRTUAL RACE
FMU is a private, HBCU co-educational institution committed to cultivating a new generation of professionals who will positively advance the local, national and global economy. Boasting thousands of alumni, FMU produces top educators, aviators, artists, communicators, creatives and other professionals who lead by example, have character when no one is watching and serve selflessly for the good of mankind. Learn more about FMU.
To promote overall health and well-being, FMU is hosting a series of virtual holiday races. Our first holiday race will be on New Year’s Eve Day. Your participation in these virtual events will not only benefit you by getting outdoors and exercising – it will also benefit our students by providing much needed scholarships. Join in on the fun and get moving!
WAYS TO GIVE
Unrestricted/Restricted donations from alumni and friends help to provide for the annual operations costs at Florida Memorial University. Renewable annual gifts have an immediate and direct impact on today’s students and strengthen our foundation for the students of the future.
REV. IVAN GEORGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
For undergraduate students who have a minimum of GPA 2.5; studying religion and theology; who are in good academic standing; and have financial need; and must be enrolled full – time during the award period.
JOHN AND DOROTHY RUFFIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
For undergraduate students who are in good academic standing; have financial need; and must be enrolled full-time during the award period.
GAP SCHOLARSHIP FUND
As a result of a decreased in Federal Student Financial Aid, nearly 70% of our students will have a financial gap of $3,000 to $5,000. With more than 80% of our students who depend on financial aid and come from homes where the annual family income is less than $24,000, the opportunity to obtain a college education will become difficult for many. Hundreds of talented and deserving students will be left behind.
Because of this great need, Florida Memorial University is seeking your support. Your support will play a significant role in ensuring that all students have an opportunity to pursue a college education. Your gift will qualify for a tax deduction, and also as an investment in the education of young people.
STUDENT EMERGENCY FUND CAMPAIGN
The Student Emergency Fund was established to provide assistance for Florida Memorial University students who are experiencing hardship as a result of COVID-19.
Campaign 100 is about Florida Memorial University’s Alumni standing up and standing proud. Campaign 100 is being spearheaded by FMU’s oldest alumni, Sollie Mitchell, class of 1957. Sollie is challenging each alum to make a gift of $100 to support the university. The goal is to raise $200,000 in two (2) months.
Help make a difference by making your gift today. Sollie Mitchell is counting on YOU!
MOMENTUM CAMPAIGN/ANNUAL GIVING
The Momentum Fund Supports the greatest needs of the University. It provides scholarships for deserving students, create new academic programs and help ensure that all students have an opportunity to pursue a college education. A gift to the Momentum Fund is an investment in the education of young people.
SEAT NAMING OPPORTUNITY
FMU Athletic and Wellness Center Seat Naming Opportunity FMU Athletic and Wellness Center Seat Naming Opportunity Show your Lion Pride and sponsor a seat in the new FMU Athletic and Wellness Center!
Your sponsorship of a seat: Keep activities and programs in the new Wellness Center affordable for FMU students. Identifies YOU, by name, as a FMU benefactor and loyal supporter to FMU students and the general public. Sets an example for current FMU students of alumni participation and giving. For information on how to leave your legacy at Florida Memorial University contact University Advancement at 305-626-3657.
Endowment funds provide long-term support to Florida Memorial University, and provide donors with connections to the university in perpetuity. Endowment funds of $25,000 or more may be used to establish scholarships in the name of the donor. The donor may make donations over a five-year period to establish the fund. In addition to scholarships, endowed funds may be established to support professorships, research, academic chairs, fellowships, lectures and program scholarships.
Planned gifts may maximize a donor’s contribution through tax-relief options. Contact the University Advancement Division to learn more about planned giving.
Scholarship gifts provide transformational opportunities for students. Create a named scholarship for a gift of $10,000 or more. The donation may be paid over a period of up to three years.
SOCIAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE
Call us today 305-626-3609 to learn more about how your contribution can make a difference.