AcademicWorks Project

Project Overview

Florida State University is excited to announce the launch of a new centralized scholarship management system from AcademicWorks! AcademicWorks offers many useful online features and benefits for students as well as faculty and staff who are involved in awarding scholarships. Students can view available scholarships for which they are eligible, apply for scholarships, and view and accept scholarship offers. Faculty and staff can view applicants eligible for specific scholarships, review and score applications, select recipients, offer scholarships and monitor award status.

We are currently in the process of building out key features of the system including the creation of a general application, along with configuring the student data import from Campus Solutions. Once this has been completed, the Foundation will be working with the scholarship administrators in each academic unit to determine the list of funds to be loaded into the system, identify any additional questions that may need to be collected from the students when applying for scholarships and address any questions you may have.

In the meantime, we have established this page to keep you informed throughout the process. You will find a brief overview, a list of frequently asked questions as well as any relevant dates or other important information. Additional communication will also take place throughout the implementation process via email as well as the financial representative listserv.

Working collaboratively with the Office of Financial Aid, Student Business Services and our scholarship administrators in the academic units will be critical to a successful campus-wide implementation. AcademicWorks is scheduled to go-live in January 2019. This will ensure that all scholarships awarded for the 2019-20 academic year will be administered within the new system.

We are looking forward to working with you to bring AcademicWorks to Florida State University.

Implementation Timeline

Dates Action Items
October 16 – November 8 Kickoff meetings with academic units are held
October 29 – November 30 System setup is validated and finalized
December 4 – 5 On-site training is provided
December 5 – 19 Campus-wide testing period is open
December 20 – January 3 System is taken down in preparation for go-live
January 4 FS4U opens to accept applications for Fall 2019

Communication Updates


Frequently Asked Questions

Over the past few months, we have received a few questions concerning AcademicWorks and the implementation. As a result, we have compiled the following list of frequently asked questions as a means to keep everyone informed during this process.