NFC Foundation receives over $20k for student scholarships from Florida College System Foundation

Adelina Ponce Florida Blue Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship 2020MADISON, FL (Oct. 8, 2020) - The North Florida College Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce that the Florida College System Foundation (FCSF) has contributed $20,764 for North Florida College student scholarships. 

Judy Lundell, Director of Resource Development and the NFC Foundation, is enthusiastic about the impact of the funding. “These scholarship funds are incredibly important to our students. They mean the difference between a student being able to attend college or not being able to attend college. Our scholarship awardees need every dollar they are awarded to make college degree and workforce certification program completion obtainable.” 

The FCSF funding supports three different scholarship programs designed to assist college students: 

Florida Blue Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship – scholarships are awarded to NFC students enrolled in Nursing and Allied Health programs. 

Helios Education Foundation First Generation Scholarship – scholarships are awarded to first-generation in college (student’s parents did not attend college) students enrolled at NFC. Preference is given to students who are preparing for a career in education and plan to teach in the State of Florida. 

Bank of America “Dream Makers Scholarship” – scholarships are awarded to first-generation in college(student’s parents did not attend college)students enrolled at NFC. 

Adelina Ponce, an NFC student enrolled in the LPN to RN Bridge program, is a 2020 recipient of the Florida Blue Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship. Ponce, who is pursuing a career in the medical field, shared, “I am committed to my education and to the healthcare field, and one step closer to becoming a qualified registered nurse thanks to the Florida Blue Scholarship.” 

Many scholarships are available through the NFC Foundation each term. NFC's scholarship application deadline for Spring Term 2021 classes is November 11, 2020. Visit www.nfc.edu/foundation-giving/scholarships to complete the online application.

For more information, contact the NFC Foundation at 850-973-9414 or Foundation@nfc.edu

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Above Photo: Adelina Ponce, one of NFC’s recipients of the 2020 Florida Blue Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship, is enrolled in the LPN to RN Bridge program at NFC.