I’m a Veteran. How does that affect my application process?

Like any other student, you need to complete a FAFSA. Once you complete this form, you should visit NWFSC’s Veterans Affairs Office on the Niceville campus to complete a VA application. This will insure you have access to information about entitlements, filing claims to the DVA, and other support services. (Please note that the Veterans… View Article

What are Standards for Academic Progress?

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) for Financial Aid Eligibility Federal regulations (34 CFR 668.34) require a student to move toward the completion of a degree or certificate within an eligible program when receiving financial aid. Specific requirements for academic progress for financial aid recipients are applied differently than college Academic Standards, Warning, Probation, and Suspension. Federal… View Article

What is Financial Aid?

What kind of financial aid options do I have? Grants and Scholarships are “gift” aid and do not need to be repaid. They usually contain certain provisions which students must abide by to meet the criteria of the grant or scholarship. Loans are available at low interest rates and can be repaid over an extended… View Article

Do I qualify for assistance?

How do I know if I’m eligible? Students qualify for assistance based on their financial need. Financial need is the difference between the cost of attending college (cost of attendance) and the amount the student (and parents for dependent applicants) can be expected to contribute towards the cost of attendance. Northwest Florida State College uses… View Article