Florida SouthWestern State College offers students hundreds of unique scholarship opportunities! From aspiring nurses and business leaders to fine arts students and working parents, many students find a scholarship to help offset college costs. Below please find an overview of the many types of scholarships offered along with links to more information.

Still Accepting Scholarship Applications for Fall 2015

Students must submit a completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to FSW to be considered for scholarships.

FAFSA school code for all FSW campuses:


One Application for All FSW Scholarships

To be considered for all FSW scholarships, students can:

  1. Complete the supplemental scholarship application on our new Admissions Application (by answering “yes” to “Do you plan to apply for a scholarship”), or
  2. Upon admission, complete the scholarship application to apply.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities +

Institutional Scholarships

Institutional scholarships are offered through Florida SouthWestern State College, some require a separate application. Click the links below for full details.

Fine Art Scholarships

Please complete the supplemental application to be considered for these scholarships.

Bright Futures

The Florida Department of Education or high school guidance counselors can answer questions about initial eligibility for Bright Futures.

Current or incoming students who are Bright Futures recipients, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (239) 489-9336 or stop by your campus Financial Aid Office for assistance.

Scholarship Partners

Many community partners, organizations and businesses also offer scholarships to Florida SouthWestern State College students. Click here for details about and applications to scholarship opportunities offered through FSW Partners.

Scholarship Search Information

Some of the best sources of scholarship information are available through free online search services. Click here for more search information.

Additional Recommendations

  • Talk to your High School Guidance Counselor about scholarships
  • Talk to organizations you have volunteered for to see if they have any available funding opportunities.
  • If you are working ask if your employer offers tuition reimbursement or any funding toward your education.

With a rich variety of scholarships available, it is important to remember the application processes, requirements, and deadlines may be very different. Most scholarships require students complete and submit an Admissions Application to Florida SouthWestern State College and a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) www.fafsa.ed.gov prior to consideration. The earlier you begin your scholarship research, the more opportunities you will discover.