Welcome! The Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation is proud to offer direct support to the FSW community through scholarship assistance and program support from the generosity of our FSW Foundation donors.

Thanks to the generosity of our valued donors, the FSW Foundation is honored to provide approximately $1.5 million in scholarships to FSW students each academic year.

Various scholarships are available to students who attend Florida SouthWestern State College. The scholarships vary in award amounts and requirements, depending on the specific scholarship program. Interested students are encouraged to complete an online scholarship application for consideration of all Foundation scholarships.

NOTE: In addition to the online scholarship application, please complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application at by the May 1st priority deadline each year.

Please note that the FSW school code is 001477.


Important Information:

The priority deadline for 2015-2016 scholarship applications was March 1, 2015. Eligible scholarship applications received after the March 1, 2015 priority date will be awarded if funds become available during the 2015-2016 academic year.

If you have any questions, please contact us at .



Available Scholarships:

All scholarships are made available through the Florida SouthWestern State College Financial Aid Office.

AAUW Lee County Scholarship
Rossie Evans Alderman Nursing Scholarship
Greg Allen Scholarship
Tiffany Bachman Scholarship
Bank of America Honors Scholarship
Sarah Barden Scholarship
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda/Charlotte Regional Nursing Education Scholarship
Ellsworth W. and Helen Beckes Nursing Scholarship
Beryl Berry Nursing Scholarship
Andrew Ryan Bess Memorial Scholarship
The Bireley Family Foundation Scholarship
Joseph S. Borek Scholarship
Robert and Juliette Brand Scholarship
Edith Brooks Scholarship
Marie L. Bruel Scholarship
Marion D. Burgess Nursing Scholarship
Dr. Fred and Berniece H. Cain Nursing Scholarship
Mary Gray Cain Scholarship
Ruth M & Cleveland L. Campbell Project Hope Scholarship
Darryl and Carol Casanueva Scholarship
Charlotte Community Foundation Scholarship
Charlotte County General Scholarship
Charlotte County Retired Educators Association (CCREA) Scholarship
Charlotte Pops @ Sunset Scholarship
Charlotte Sun Hurricane Charley Relief Fund
Dora Christiansen Scholarship
Charles A. & Roberta Church Nursing Scholarship
Isadora Claville Scholarship
Lillian Clukies Scholarship
Seth Cohen Scholarship
Collier County General Scholarship
William Barney “Bill” Corbin Scholarship
Benjamin Counselman Scholarship
Margaret R. Cran Scholarship
Isabella Curtis Scholarship
Sidney R. Davis Scholarship
Edith Duffey Scholarship
Evelyn Egan Scholarship
EMT General Scholarship
Raynold G. Engstrand Scholarship
Estate Planning Council of SW Florida Second Chance Scholarship
Joann Evans Nursing Scholarship
John Evans Memorial Scholarship
Anna Failing Scholarship
Fawcett Memorial Medical Staff Scholarship
John C. and Kossie G. Ferguson Scholarship
Florida Police Foundation Scholarship
Florida Veterans 40/8 Voiture 795 Nursing Scholarship
Fort Myers Rod & Gun Club Scholarship
Fort Myers Rotary South Scholarship
Fort Myers Women’s Network Scholarship
Harold and Leah Jane Freshwater Scholarship
Friends of Collier Scholarship
William R. Frizzell Scholarship
Gertrude and E.P. Fryar Scholarship
Betty Gardiner Project Hope Scholarship
Leon and Viola Gardner Scholarship
Ann K. Gateff Scholarship
General Nursing Scholarship
D. Geraci Scholarship
Mary Gerrish Scholarship
Dr. Leland and Eileen Glenn Nursing Scholarship
Joseph H. and Julia M. Goodwin Scholarship
Travis A. Gresham, Jr. Scholarship
Jennifer Griffin Nursing Scholarship
Michael Grifftih, Valerie Griffith-Holmes, Jack Holmes Scholarship
Pat Hammond Memorial Scholarship
Lalai Hamric Scholarship
Gordon and Virginia Harbuck Honors Scholarship
Dorothy Harris Project Hope Scholarship
Laura E. Hedgecock Scholarship
Helphenstine Family Scholarship
Fannie Koontz Henry Scholarship
Ruth Henry Scholarship
Col. June E Henry Scholarship
Fred Henry Scholarship
Dennis Hill Music Scholarship
Richard Orrin Hilliker, III Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Nancy A. Jerz Scholarship in Public Service
Johnson Engineering Scholarship
Kazen Ques Scholarship
Kiwanis Club Fort Myers South Scholarship
Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres Scholarship
Peter D. and Eleanore A. Kleist Scholarship
Anna Kontinos Scholarship
Rose Kosches Scholarship
Jeff and Cyndie Kottkamp Scholarship
Dr. Stephen and Becky Kwedar Nursing Scholarship
Dr. Michael Kyle Radiology Technology Scholarship
Susan Crane Kyle Nursing Scholarship
Scott J. Labuzienski Memorial Scholarship
Gertrud Bunzel-Lamberger Scholarship
Lee County 100 Club Scholarship
Lee County General Scholarship
Lehigh Community Health Association Nursing Scholarship
Beryl Lenoch Scholarship
Joseph Leto Nursing Scholarship
Lockmiller Common Sense Scholarship
Gordon A. Lozier Scholarship
Sharon MacDonald Nursing Scholarship
Catherine H. Maeder Scholarship
Salley Poppen Marasco Scholarship
Laurel Dawn McNew Scholarship
McQueen Family Scholarship
Lillian A. Medhurst Nursing Scholarship
Guy R. Miller Scholarship
Mina Edison Society Scholarship
Minnesota Twins Scholarship
James Moore Scholarship
Eleanor Morgan Music Scholarship
Marie Morrison Nursing Scholarship
Joseph Moskal Nursing Scholarship
Carl and Johanna Muller Scholarship
Music Foundation of SW Florida
Music on Pine Island Scholarship
Helen Nestor Scholarship
Roy & Carolyn Neumann Nursing Scholarship
Cecil Newton Scholarship
James and Eleanor Newton Honors Scholarship
The Klein Family Scholarship in memory of Viola Odenheimer Scholarship
Olson Family Nursing Scholarship
Omni Waste Scholarship
Dr. Charles O’Neill Scholarship
Paralegal Studies Scholarship
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte/Peace River Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte/Peace River Medical Staff Scholarship
Vernon Peeples Scholarship
Steven Carl Perry Scholarship
Dr. Alex and Linda Pizarro Nursing Scholarship
Maurice and Jean Plummer Scholarship
Pop and Marj Kelly Scholarship
Helen Chung Martin Nursing Scholarship
John and Aliese Price Foundation Scholarship
Project HOPE Scholarship
Martha Jeanne Puletti Swamp Cabbage Festival Scholarship
Punta Gorda Lions Club Scholarship
Josephine and Curtis Queen Scholarship
Carlisle Quenzer Scholarship
Chaplain Eli Richard Scholarship
George F. Riley Scholarship
Mayson Robbins Scholarship
Joyce and Emory Rogaski Nursing Scholarship
Lora and Preston Root Scholarship
Saldukas Family Foundation Scholarship
Holland and Mary Jeanne Salley Scholarship
George and Mary Jo Sanders Honors Scholarship
Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club Scholarship
Alice Saunders Nursing Scholarship
Carol Ann Schneeman Nursing Scholarship
Al and Dorothy Schultz Nursing Scholarship
Scientists Society of SW Florida Scholarship
Ward A. Shaver Scholarship
Mildred Sherrod Scholarship
Susan Price Shrader Scholarship
Rene Sichere Scholarship
Evelyn Rose Silverman Hispanic Honors Scholarship
Osco Simpson, Jr. Nursing Scholarship
Robert Sneckenberger Scholarship
Southwest Florida Children’s Charities, Inc. Scholarship
Phyllis Spain Honors Scholarship
Corella P. Stahl Music Scholarship
Suncoast Credit Union Foundation Scholarship
Dudley P. Swartz Scholarship
Sweetbay/Winn-Dixie Supermarket Scholarship
Madeleine R. Taeni Ethics in Business Scholarship
Andrew F. Taylor Scholarship
Claude E. Taylor Scholarship
Andrew W. Thompson Scholarship
Ralph Tilden Music Scholarship
United Christian Giving Scholarship #1
United States Sugar Corporation
Dr. Kenneth P. Walker BAS Public Safety Scholarship
Paula G. Walker Nursing Scholarship
Jack C. Warnock, MD Nursing Scholarship
Rebecca Whan Scholarship
Fred S. and Geraldine Willard Nursing Scholarship
Ray L. Williams Scholarship
J. Howard Wood Music Scholarship
Leo Wotitzky Scholarship
L. Sherrill Yeomans Scholarship
Clarence and Billie Zimmerman Scholarship
Fuzzy Zoeller Scholarship