Abigaelle Telfort, a junior at Jacksonville University, has been selected to receive a $2,400 UPS Scholarship provided through the Florida Independent College Fund (FICF).
Telfort is the daughter of Aline Pierre-Louis of Haiti and a 2010 graduate of Mandarin High School. She is majoring in biology at JU with a 3.51 GPA. Telfort is also a member of TRiO Student Support Services.
The Florida Independent College Fund is a statewide association for private colleges and universities that is affiliated with the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). At the national level, CIC teams up with the UPS Foundation to distribute funding of the UPS Scholarship.
The UPS Scholarships are funded by the CIC-UPS Educational Endowment Fund, which is held and administered by CIC. Since its inception, this fund has generated nearly $49 million in scholarship aid to support more than 17,000 students.