Josephine West Scholarship

The Josephine West Memorial Service Scholarship provides an award of $1,000 to an outstanding undergraduate student at the University of Florida.

It was established by the Office of Student Affairs in 1985 after her untimely passing, in memory of her fine contributions to the University.

Josephine West served on the staff of the University of Florida for thirty-seven years. Mrs. West was a person who loved to serve others in any way she could to further their educational progress and accomplish their career goals. This $1,000 scholarship provides support to a student who reflects the values for which Josephine West stood: academic excellence, service to others, and a love of learning.

Your resume and a personal essay describing how your work reflects the values of Josephine West must accompany this application. Essays should be no more than 500 words or two pages double-spaced (Times New Roman and size 12 font). One letter of reference from a faculty or staff member should be provided. Letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically in PDF format to by the deadline. Your application will be considered based on your service to UF and fellow students and academic excellence.

To be considered, applicants must comply with all the following requirements:
· Undergraduate, Enrolled full-time 
· Minimum 3.0 GPA
· Be in good academic standing and free of conduct.
· Significant service to UF and fellow students.