Blue-Gold Connection


Upon completion of 30 college credits listed on individual student agreements, Blue-Gold students will be eligible for the Embry-Riddle Blue-Gold Achievement Scholarship of $2,000 upon admission. The student must also have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time of matriculation. The Embry-Riddle scholarship will be renewable each year if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.

The Blue-Gold Connection allows entry into more than 25 degree programs, and aligns SJR State's Associate in Arts degree (transfer degree) with many of Embry-Riddle's programs through a personalized course transfer agreement. Visit the Embry-Riddle website for more information on the programs.

How do I sign up for the Blue-Gold Connection?

  1. Contact Embry-Riddle to indicate interest and develop your customized plan.
  2. Contact an SJR State academic advisor at a number below.
    Orange Park (904) 276-6800
    Palatka (386) 312-4035
    St. Augustine (904) 808-7402
  3. Complete and submit an application for admissions to the SJR State Admissions Office.
  4. Start taking courses.

The Blue-Gold Connection starts as soon as the student identifies him or herself as an active participant at their advising appointment with SJR State and avoids any last minute preparation for transfer to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

How is the Blue-Gold Connection different from my guaranteed admission to one of the 11 state universities?

The A.A. degree guarantees admission to one of the 11 state universities, but not necessarily to the university of your choice.

The Blue-Gold Connection is specifically for transfer to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.