Two scholarships are awarded each year to the top-ranked students from the ten area high schools in Okaloosa County and Walton County. In the event the top-ranked students do not plan to attend Northwest Florida State College, then the scholarships are awarded to the next highest ranked. Check with your guidance counselor in January of your senior year to evaluate your eligibility.
Student Ambassador Scholarship
To support outstanding students; Students will be selected by the coordinator of Recruitment and the Faculty Advisor for this program based on a written application and interview. Applications are available in the spring term each year. For more information contact the Office of Recruitment.
2019 RaiderRep Scholarship Application
Forensics/Brain Bowl Team Scholarships
Recipients of these scholarships are selected by the college’s Director of Student Life or his/her designee. Tuition and fees up to 20 credit hours per academic year may be awarded. Book costs are not included. Recipients are required to participate on the Forensics Team or Brain Bowl Team. Interested applicants should contact the Director of Student Life for application information.
Fine & Performing Arts Scholarships
Fine & Performing Arts Division scholarship auditions are held each spring for the following school year. Scholarships are awarded for Voice, Theatre, Musical Theatre, Instrumental, Technical Theatre, Recording Arts, Dance, and Visual Arts. Scholarships are awarded to cover tuition and fees for Fine & Performing Arts classes up to 30 credit hours per academic year. Textbook costs are not included. For more information, please email Caitlin TaraBori at [email protected].
- Voice Scholarship
- Dance Scholarship
- Drama Scholarship
- Instrument Scholarship
- Musical Theatre Scholarship
- Recording Arts Scholarship
- Technical Scholarship
- Visual Arts Scholarship
P.A.C.E. Minority Scholars Program
The P.A.C.E. Minority Scholars Program has been established to assist first time in college minority students graduating from Okaloosa or Walton County schools. Twelve $3,000 awards shall be made to students selected for this program. Contact the Director of Raider Life for application information.
Recipients of these scholarships are selected by Northwest Florida State College Head Coaches in Men & Women’s Basketball, Baseball, and Softball. Each scholarship provides full tuition, fees, and books. Awards for room and board may be included at the discretion of the Athletic Director. Interested applicants should contact the Athletic Office at the Niceville Campus for additional information. Each sport is supported with a one-semester, (10 credit hour per term), renewable, Manager Scholarship.
The college Athletic Director and/or his designee will select recipients. Awards will only be offered during the spring term and individual student awards will not exceed the cost of 12 in-state credit hours. Interested applicants should contact the Athletic Director at the Niceville Campus.
Student Government Association
The students elected to serve as President and Vice President of the Student Government Association receive a scholarship while they are in office. The scholarship covers up to 20 credit hours of tuition fees per academic year. Book costs are not included. For information on the College’s Student Government Association contact the Raider Life Office.
Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO)
In recognition of outstanding achievement, a two-year scholarship (40 in-state credits) will be awarded to each student from the Northwest Florida State College District who places first (gold medal winners) in four academic disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Performing, and Visual Arts, in the competition of the Okaloosa County ACT-SO Branch hosted each year.
Regional State Science Fair Winners/All-Florida Chemathon Exam
In recognition of outstanding achievement, a two-year scholarship (up to 20 in-state credits per year) will be awarded to each student from the Northwest Florida State College district that places first in any senior category competition for the Annual East Panhandle Regional Science and Engineering Fair in January each year.
Please click on the link below and follow the instructions on the form.
AmeriCorps Electronic Request Form
AmeriCorps General Information
Private Donor Scholarships
Private Donor scholarships are funds given by an agency external to NWF State College. This includes the Air Force Aid Society Grant and any scholarships students apply for off campus.