Scholarships

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.


The Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation

The Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation offers more than 200 unique scholarship opportunities each semester thanks to the generosity of supporters. All students need to do is fill out one application! If there is a match between the applicant and one of the scholarship eligibility requirements the student will be contacted with more information and details. Click here for a complete list of scholarships offered through the Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation.

Click here to apply for Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation Scholarships!





Introducing...

The Presidential Scholarship Program – $3,000 for up to two years!
(We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.)

Students of Promise Scholarship Program – $2,000 for up to two years!
(We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.)

Living and Learning Scholarship – Not accepting applications at this time.



Institutional Scholarships

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

  • Honors Scholars Program – Up to $2,000 per year for current students with qualifying GPA’s.

  • Fine Arts Scholarship Application (ART)
  • Fine Arts Scholarship Application (MUSIC)
  • Fine Arts Scholarship Application (THEATRE)

(We are no longer accepting Fine Arts Scholarship applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.)



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
, Student Scholarship Specialist with questions.



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.