Federal Relief Funds Available for Spring Term

Don't Miss This Opportunity: NFC's Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grant can help NFC students afford college during Spring Term 2022. These emergency financial aid grants may be used to help cover components of your NFC attendance cost or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, healthcare (including mental health care) or childcare.

Must COMPLETE SPRING 2022 HEERF APPLICATION to be eligible for funds.

Who's Eligible?

All Degree and Certificate Seeking NFC Students: Students enrolled in Spring Term 2022 courses for credit who are seeking a degree, certificate, or other recognized postsecondary credential. Note: High school students enrolled in postsecondary courses for credit are not considered degree/certificate seeking.

  • Part-time degree/certificate seeking students enrolled in less than 12 credit hours
  • Full-time degree/certificate seeking students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours

Application Deadline

Students are encouraged to complete the HEERF Spring 2022 application as soon as possible. This is a required step to receive funds. The application only takes approximately four minutes to complete. Deadline to complete application has been extended to Jan. 11, 2022; application will close at 11:59 p.m.

How Can Funds be Used?

  • HEERF grants may be used by students for any component of their cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care) or child care.
  • NFC students may also choose to apply such grants to their student accounts to pay for Spring Term 2022 tuition and fees.

What Will Funds Cover if Applied to Student Accounts?

  • Up to $1,200+ for 12 credit hours during Spring Term 2022
    • Includes degree and certificate programs and courses
  • Tuition and approved program fees for rapid credential programs such as EMT, Advanced Manufacturing and Production Technology, CDL, etc.; amounts vary.
  • Grant amounts may not cover lab fees.

How Will Funds be Distributed?

  • NFC will prioritize students with exceptional need, such as students who receive Pell Grants or otherwise demonstrate exceptional need.
  • Grants will be made based on availability of funds.

Steps to Apply

New Students Not Yet Enrolled at NFC

Explore NFC Programs of Study and Schedule of Classes

Spring 2022 HEERF Application

Currently Enrolled NFC Students


Contact the NFC Financial Aid Office at 850-973-1621, 850-973-9468 or financialaid@nfc.edu. Current office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.