NFC Student Scholarships

The North Florida College Foundation, Inc. is a separate not-for-profit, IRS approved 501© (3) corporation chartered to provide financially for the educational needs of NFC programs and students from Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor counties that cannot be met through state and/or federal aid or student tuition income.


Getting Started

NOTE: The NFC Foundation is located in Building 36. Due to the age of our building, there is not an accessible entrance. If you need to meet with NFC Foundation staff and require special accommodations, please call 850-973-9414 and we will schedule a meeting in an accessible building/location on campus.

Scholarship Application Deadlines

TermScholarship DeadlineApplication Link
Fall Term 2020July 20, 2020
Spring Term 2021Nov. 11, 2020
Summer Term 2021April 28, 2021Apply Now
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS 2021March 30, 2021Apply Now
Nurse Testing ScholarshipMarch 1, 2021Apply Now
Last Mile ScholarshipOpenApply Now

CONTACT the NFC Foundation if you have any questions at 850-973-9414 or email foundation@nfc.edu.

The NFC Foundation is located in Building 36 and is open on weekdays from 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and closed for lunch from noon until 1:00 p.m.


Application Process

You must log in using your MyNFC Email and Password to access the following Scholarship Applications:

Fall, Spring, Summer, and High School Senior.

If you are a new student, you must complete the admissions process to create your MyNFC Account.

Please contact the NFC Admissions Office to check on the status of your admissions application: 850.973.1622 | 850.973.9405 | 866.937.6322 | Admissions@nfc.edu

Please contact NFC Computer Services if you need assistance setting up your MyNFC Email:

850-973-1672 | computerservices@nfc.edu

Beginning in Fall 2020, scholarship applications will be synchronized with the FAFSA processing cycle. This means that students should apply for scholarships whenever they apply for the FAFSA. According to this rule, students who apply for a scholarship in the Fall of 2020 will automatically be considered for scholarships in the Spring and Summer of 2021.
When applying for scholarships, students must submit a cover letter and two reference letters that are dated within a year of application. This ensures that student information and needs are up to date.

Types of Scholarships

Presidential

NFC will award two Presidential Scholarships per county in its service district (Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee and Taylor) annually.

Award criteria: 

  • Must be an NFC high school dual-enrollment student currently enrolled at NFC
  • Must have completed at least 25 credit hours at NFC.
  • Student must be a senior in the NFC district’s public school system, private school system or home school
  • Top two dual-enrolled high school seniors with highest NFC GPA will be selected for scholarship and Fall Term admission    

The scholarship can be received for a total of four semesters as long as the student registers for at least 12 credit hours per term. A Presidential Scholarship recipient must maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher to retain this scholarship.

Individual and Organizational

Various individuals and organizations provide funds for a number of scholarships, including the following:

  • Academic Improvement Trust Fund (AITF): The recipient of the scholarship must be a high school senior or GED graduate with a minimum of 2.0 GPA. Recipient can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student. The AITF scholarship may be used for tuition, books, or fees.

  • Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Book Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to NFC Employees who are members of AFC to help with the cost of textbook purchases at NFC. The recipient may be enrolled full-time or part-time, and may be enrolled in any program; eligible employees must send a written request to the Foundation along with a copy of their book(s) cost and receipt.

  • Ann M. Vickers Business Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded annually to a First-Generation student pursuing a degree in business or accounting with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student.

  • Alston Kelley Family Scholarship: The recipient of this scholarship must be a high school or GED graduate accepted and planning to enroll at NFC seeking an Associate in Arts degree, Associate in Science degree or a vocational certificate. The recipient must have minimum GPA of 2.0, must be a Madison County resident with high moral standards, exemplary character with good work ethic.

  • Bill and LaVerne Rutherford Scholarship: One annual scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with a GPA of 2.75 who is receiving no other financial assistance.

  • Bloodworth Scholarship: The recipient of this scholarship must be a graduating high school or returning adult student accepted and planning to enroll at NFC seeking an Associate in Arts degree, Associate in Science degree or a vocational certificate. The recipient must have minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate high moral standards and a good work ethic. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, or fees.

  • Boothe Family Scholarship: The recipient of this scholarship must be a resident of NFC's six-county service area, a graduate of a public high school, and the first member of their family to attend post-secondary education. The scholarship is awarded in the fall and spring terms with preference to students seeking their Associate in Arts degree or Associate in Science degreeThe recipient must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and may be enrolled full-time or part-time.

  • CDL Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to students (Fall, Spring, and/or Summer) who are enrolled in the CDL program at NFC.

  • Chandler Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a high school or GED graduate from NFC's six-county service area with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be enrolled at NFC as a full-time student.

  • Charles E. Campbell Memorial Endowment: One annual scholarship is awarded based on the interest earned on the endowment and is to be used for tuition, books, and fees. The primary focus of this scholarship is for the dependents of slain or incapacitated law enforcement officers, followed by children of working or retired Florida officers, followed by students in the NFC Law Enforcement Academy who are dependents of law enforcement officers. Recipient can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student.

  • Chi Delta Tau Class of 69, 70 and 71 Scholarship: One annual scholarship is awarded to a student with a minimum 2.0 GPA who is pursuing a degree in business. The recipient must be enrolled at NFC as a full-time student. The scholarship can be used for tuition, books and fees and the applicant cannot be funded by other source.

  • Duke Energy Corporation Scholarship: This scholarship will provide assistance to NFC students enrolling in programs of study that may eventually lead to employment with Duke Energy. Such programs may include business administration and administrative office specialist as well as certain engineering and technology programs. Students must maintain a 2.7 GPA. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, or fees.

  • Edward K. Roberts Endowment: One annual scholarship is awarded based on the interest earned on the endowment and may be used for tuition, books, or fees. The recipient of the scholarship must be a high school or GED graduate with a GPA of 3.0 and must be enrolled at NFC as a full-time student seeking an Associate in Arts degree, and Associate in Science degree, or a Vocational Certificate.

  • Emma F. Wyche Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded in the Fall and Spring semesters to a student with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Recipient can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student in any program of study.

  • Florida Firefighters Foundation Fund: The top priority of this scholarship is to assist a dependent of a firefighter killed in the line of duty, followed by the dependent of a currently working firefighter, followed by the dependent of a retired firefighter. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, or fees. 

  • George V. Moncrief Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a student who is working at least 20 hours per week while attending college and is enrolled at NFC as a part-time student. The recipient can be enrolled in any NFC program of study and must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. 

  • General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) of Monticello Scholarship: The recipient of this scholarship must be a Jefferson County resident with a minimum 2.0 GPA. The recipient can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student and must present at a GFWC of Monticello meeting following the award.

  • Greenville Community Scholarship: This is a single one-time award of $500 that may be used for tuition, books, or fees. The recipient must reside at a Greenville, Florida, address, have a high school diploma or GED, and be enrolled at NFC seeking an Associate in Arts degree, Associate in Science degree or a vocational certificate. A GED graduate may be accepted provided the student has demonstrated excellent personal habits, a good work ethic, and a settled lifestyle. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA. An exception may be if the recipient has work activity outside of school. The recipient will not be fully supported by other financial aid.

  • Harry C. Gray Memorial Nursing Scholarship, Dr. Reuben Jordan Maxwell Nursing Scholarship, T.A. Baldwin Scholarship, Glen Johnson Memorial Scholarship, Parker Poe Nursing Scholarship, Ina Webb Moore Memorial Scholarship, Mary and Susan Leinback Nursing Scholarship, Mary Clemmons Memorial Scholarship, and Laura Peacock Memorial Scholarship are made available each year to students in the Allied Health/Nursing Programs. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, and fees. Individual criteria may vary.

  • James H. Fulford Memorial Scholarship: One annual scholarship is awarded based on the interest earned on the endowment and is to be used for tuition, books, and fees. The primary focus of this scholarship is for the dependents of slain or incapacitated law enforcement officers, followed by children of working or retired Florida officers, and finally student in the NFC Law Enforcement Academy who are dependents of law enforcement officers. Recipient can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student.

  • Kelley & Mary (Lucas) Bailey Memorial Endowment: This scholarship is awarded annually to a First-Generation student who is a resident of Hamilton, Jefferson, or Madison county. Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student in any program of study.

  • Last Mile Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded one time per semester; students must be: in good academic standing at NFC, 12 credit hours or less from earning a degree, have been unenrolled at NFC for at least one semester and have completed the majority of their classes at NFC. Students who think they may be eligible must complete the Last Mile Scholarship Application to be considered.

  • Lorenzo and Mary Lou Whitefield Endowed Scholarship: The recipient must be a high school or GED graduate, resident of Taylor County, and must be enrolled at NFC as a full-time student seeking an Associate in Arts degree, and Associate in Science degree, or a Vocational Certificate. A GED graduate may be accepted provided the student has demonstrated excellent personal habits, a good work ethic, and a settled lifestyle. The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate outstanding character, high moral standards, and have volunteered in community activities. This is a single one-time award that may be used for tuition, books, or fees.

  • Madison Kiwanis Club Scholarship: One annual scholarship is awarded to a Madison county resident through the Madison Kiwanis club.

  • Madison County Lions Club: Two annual scholarships are awarded to a Madison County resident with a GPA of 3.0. One $500 Scholarship in the Fall and one $500 Scholarship in the Spring. Award to be used for tuition and/or fees.

  • Madison County FAMU Chapter Scholarship: Awarded to an African-American student who plans to attend FAMU after NFC. Recipient must be enrolled at NFC as a full-time student. Applicants must indicate on their scholarship application that they plan to transfer to FAMU following their NFC studies to be considered for the scholarship.

  • Maultsby Family Scholarship: This scholarship is a single one-time award that may be used for tuition, books, or fees. The recipient must be a high school graduate with a 3.0 GPA and must be enrolled at NFC as a full-time student seeking an Associate in Arts degree, and Associate in Science degree, or a Vocational Certificate. A GED graduate may be accepted provided the student has demonstrated excellent personal habits, a good work ethic, and a settled lifestyle. An exception to the 3.0 GPA may be made if the recipient has been heavily involved in extracurricular activity and/or work outside of school. The student must make satisfactory academic progress. It is the wish of the donors that the student be a person of high moral standards and exemplary character who exhibits a good work ethic. Preference will be given to a student with family background/involvement in forestry or forest products. It is further expected that the recipient of the scholarship will not be fully supported by other financial aid.

  • Mildred Louise Parrish Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to students with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Recipients can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student in any program of study.

  • Nestles Water Foundation: This is a single one-time award of $2,000 that may be used for students enrolled in the Automation and Production Technology (APT) program.

  • Nurse Testing Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded one time per semester to students who are enrolled in an NFC nursing program and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Awards are for first-time test takers only. Students must complete the Nurse Testing Scholarship Application to be considered.   

  • Ronnie Moore Scholarship: Awarded to a minority student from Madison County who demonstrates financial need. Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and may be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student.

  • SRJC Jeneythel Merritt Scholarship: Awarded to a minority student who demonstrates financial need. Recipient must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and may be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student.

  • Tammy Monlyn Memorial Scholarship: One annual scholarship awarded to a minority student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Recipient can be enrolled at NFC as a full-time or part-time student in any program of study.

  • Third Judicial Circuit Police Chief’s Association Scholarship: One annual scholarship is awarded based on the interest earned on the endowment and is to be used for tuition, books, and fees. Applicants must be dependents of deceased, retired, or current law enforcement officers. Selection of this scholarship is made by the donor.

  • Tri-County Electric Scholarship: This annual scholarship is awarded to active members, or dependents of active members, of Tri-county Electric Coop with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicants must provide their Tri-County Electric member’s account number on the scholarship application to qualify. 

  • Turner Davis Scholarship: The recipient of this scholarship must be a high school or GED graduate, resident of Madison County, and must be enrolled at NFC as a full-time student seeking an Associate in Arts degree, and Associate in Science degree, or a Vocational Certificate. 

  • W. L. & Neta Carter Foundation Endowment Scholarship: This is an annual award for a returning adult from Hamilton County or a graduating senior from Hamilton County High School. The award can be used for tuition, books, or fees. An applicant must provide official transcripts verifying a minimum GPA of 2.0, demonstrate financial need, and cannot be fully funded by other financial aid during the award period.

Scholarships awarded to High School Seniors

  • Alice C. Williams Endowment: A scholarship will be given to a Madison County High School graduate, who has been accepted into NFC and plans to enroll as a full-time student. The student must maintain status as a full-time student, a 2.0 GPA, and a class load that should result in completion of the required work for an Associate in Arts degree in 4 semesters. It is the wish of the donors that the student be a person of high moral standards and exemplary character and who exhibits a good work ethic. It is further expected that the recipient of this scholarship will not be supported by other financial aid. Applications may be obtained from the NFC Foundation Office or the Madison County High School counselor’s office. Notification of selection will be made to the student by the NFC Foundation Office in May of every other year. The scholarship award may be used for tuition, books, or fees.

  • Caroline Mary Moffses Memorial Scholarship: One annual scholarship given to a Hamilton County High School student with a 2.0 GPA who is entering the Nursing Program and who is receiving minimal financial assistance.

  • Charmettes Scholarship: One annual scholarship given to a minority student who is a resident of Madison County through the Madison County Chapter of Charmettes.

  • First Federal Scholarship: Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors from Lafayette, Hamilton, or Suwannee County public schools. Recipients must demonstrate community and school involvement, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be planning to enroll at NFC as a full-time student seeking an Associate in Arts degree or an Associate in Science degree.

  • Frank Cantey Scholarship: The intent of this scholarship is to provide funding for a graduating Madison County High School student. The recipient must be accepted into and planning to enroll at NFC seeking an Associate in Arts degree. The student must maintain status as a full-time student, a 2.0 GPA and a class load that should result in completion of the required work for an Associate in Arts degree in 4 semesters. It is the wish of the donors that the student be a person of high moral standards and exemplary character and exhibit a good work ethic. The recipient will not be supported by other financial aid.

  • Green Industries Education Scholarship: Scholarships are available to graduating seniors at Jefferson County High School and Aucilla Christian Academy who live in Jefferson County and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Awards are for tuition, books, or fees at NFC during fall or spring terms. Applicant cannot be fully funded by other financial aid.

  • Jefferson County Kiwanis Club Endowment: Scholarships are awarded to students of Jefferson County and are to be used for tuition, books, and fees. Applications may be obtained in the counseling office of the high school or with the Kiwanis Club. Awards will be made in the spring at the high school honors program. Applications are reviewed and recipients selected by the donor and/or high school counselor.

  • John E. Loughridge Scholarship: One annual tuition scholarship is given to a graduating high school senior from either Taylor County High School or Lafayette County High School (awards rotate county annually). Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and enroll at NFC as a full-time student.

  • Lafayette Penny Foundation Scholarship: One annual scholarship given to a Lafayette County High School student with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

  • Lafayette Scholars Endowment Scholarship: Scholarships are available to graduating seniors from Lafayette County High School. Recipients must have a 2.5 minimum GPA and plan to enroll at NFC as full-time student. Community and school involvement may be considered.

  • Madison County Community Bank Scholarship: This is a single one-time award for a senior at Madison County High School who plans to attend NFC. The recipient must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be a deserving hardworking student involved in community activities.

  • Madison County Rotary Club: One annual scholarship is awarded to a Madison county resident with a minimum 2.5 GPA. The applicant must complete an essay with a minimum of 500 words giving a description of their educational aspirations and how they may enhance preparation for their career plans, included the financial need and how the scholarship would help. This essay should be uploaded to the appropriate field on the application, titled “Madison County Rotary Scholarship” and double spaced.

  • Mildred Bruner Endowment Scholarship: This is a one-time award with available funds which will be distributed between two semesters. The recipient must be accepted into NFC and planning to enroll as a full-time student seeking an Associate in Arts degree. The student must maintain a 2.5 GPA. It is the wish of the donors that the student be a person of high moral standards and exemplary character and must exhibit a good work ethic. The student must be a resident of Taylor, Madison, of Jefferson County to apply. It is also expected that the recipient of this scholarship will not be fully supported by other financial aid.

  • Morris & Judy Steen Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Taylor or Madison County public, private, or home school. The recipient must be seeking a minimum of a bachelor's degree and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The recipient should have some work experience and demonstrate: high moral character, leadership, involvement in school activities, community service and patriotism. It is further expected that the recipient of this scholarship will not be fully supported by other financial aid.

  • Nutrien Scholarship: One annual scholarship is awarded to a Hamilton County High School graduate seeking an Associate in Arts degree, Associate in Science degree, or vocational certificate. The student must maintain a 2.0 GPA, must be a person of high moral standards and exemplary character, and must be involved in community activities. The student should not be fully supported by other financial aid.

  • Randy Rutherford Scholarship: One annual scholarship graduating senior with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Any student having experienced a life-changing incident will be a candidate. The student must be seeking be an Associate in Arts degree, Associate in Science degree, or vocational certificate and be a person of high moral standards and exemplary character and must exhibit a good work ethic. The student must be experiencing a life-changing incident. The applicant must submit a 250 word essay explaining the life-altering situation and educational goals.

  • Rodney Stalvey Scholarship: One annual scholarship given to a Madison County High School senior with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Business majors will be given preference.

Contact the North Florida College Foundation Office at (850) 973-9414 or foundation@nfc.edu, for more information or visit www.nfc.edu/foundation-giving.

NOTE: The NFC Foundation is located in Building 36. Due to the age of our building, there is not an accessible entrance. If you need to meet with NFC Foundation staff and require special accommodations, please call 850-973-9414 and we will schedule a meeting in an accessible building/location on campus.