FSU Black Alumni - In Honor of Maxwell Courtney

Recipient must be enrolled as a student at FSU during the current academic year and must have completed or updated the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current academic school year. Recipient must also be an incoming freshmen from one of Duval, Gadsden, Leon, Miami-Dade or Orange Counties, who are graduating from High School with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or the Early College Program as eligible candidates for consideration of this award, as the Black Alumni, Inc. deem them to be first time freshmen on campus. During the current academic school year, the FSU Black Alumni will award a $500.00 scholarship in honor of Maxwell Courtney to one (1) deserving student. This one-time scholarship award will be distributed to the selected recipient during Fall semester, unless otherwise specified.

One of the purposes of this scholarship is to increase diversity at Florida State University. Any student may apply to be considered for the award; however, it is the preference of the donor that the recipient be Black or African American.

FSU Black Alumni Association, Inc.
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you from any of the following Florida counties: Duval, Gadsden, Leon, Miami-Dade or Orange?
  2. Have you completed or updated a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current academic school year?
  3. Are you of Black or African minority descent?
  4. Provide an essay describing how you took a stand and were courageous in the face of injustice or a challenging situation, and how you used this as an opportunity to build social solidarity, encourage understanding, or broaden your academic experiences.
  5. Briefly describe your academic experiences and international involvement outside the formal classroom and explain how you plan to implement change after graduation using your platform or within your profession on an international scale.