Hicks Prep Club and Scholarship ProgramTogether We Can Build Futures

Reaching for Academic Success

The Hicks Prep Club and Scholarship Program is an academic enrichment program for students grades 7 – 12 who reside in Jacksonville Housing Authority, Section 8 or HabiJax housing. Program participants have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to the University of North Florida to assist with the cost of tuition, fees, books and housing.

Through monthly meetings focused on test prep, life and employment skills, the Hicks Prep Club and Scholarship Program helps students prepare for higher education and reach their fullest academic potential.

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Hicks Prep Club

Active members of the Hicks Prep Club and Scholarship Program participate in special events including a mentoring program, social activities, volunteering and University of North Florida engagement. Additionally, active members are eligible for monetary incentives based on grades and program participation.

To join the Hicks Prep Club, fill out the online application form HERE. OR, download and complete the form HERE and email it to HabiJax.

Meeting Schedule:
Meetings will be held VIRTUALLY / Online once a month on Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Virtual Meeting Link : TBA

Meeting will be held over ZOOM. The ZOOM application program can be added to a phone, tablet, and or computer.
Link: https://zoom.us/support/download

This week’s meeting:

When: Tuesday, October 13 @ 6 pm

Where: Click here for zoom link

Meeting ID: 822 5190 8629

Passcode: 7737

The Hicks Scholarship Program

Provided by David and Ann Hicks, the Hicks Scholarship helps bring higher education within reach by providing scholarship funds at UNF to assist with the cost of tuition, fees, books and housing. Qualifying students can receive the financial support they need to complete their degrees with minimum student loans or other debts.

Scholarship Criteria

The Hicks Scholarship is awarded to students by UNF. Transfer students are also eligible for the Hicks Scholarship. To be considered, students must:

  • Currently or formerly reside in Jacksonville Housing Authority, Section 8, or HabiJax housing
  • Earn admission to UNF
  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Submit a Hicks Scholarship application

How to Apply

UNF considers admissions on a rolling basis. Upon University acceptance, qualifying students can apply for the Hicks Scholarship. Click here to learn more and complete the scholarship application.

About UNF

The University of North Florida is located in Jacksonville and is a regionally accredited four-year university in the state university system. UNF was named to The Princeton Reviews 2010 list of the “Best in the Southeast,” and offers 58 majors with over 73 areas of concentration.

For more information about UNF, please visit their website at www.unf.edu or contact their admissions department at 904.620.5555 or email them admissions@unf.edu.

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