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Special Interest Scholarships

Special Interest Scholarships

A variety of scholarships are available to students who meet a designated set of criteria, such as the Hazel Haley and Buelah Kahler scholarships.

Beulah Kahler Scholarship

The Beulah Kahler Scholarships are awarded to financially deserving students of exceptional promise who are majoring in liberal arts disciplines. Upon admission, eligible students are automatically considered for this scholarship and will be notified if selected as a recipient.

Various Amounts

Hazel Haley Scholarship

Awarded to graduates of Lakeland High School and Harrison School for the Arts with proven financial need. Preference is given to students pursuing a major in English or education. Eligible students are invited to apply for this scholarship in January. Finalists will be invited to interview. 

$3,000 per year

Phi Theta Kappa Award for Transfer Students

An unlimited number of scholarships are available to qualifying PTK members who have earned an Associate of Arts degree and have a 3.2 cumulative minimum grade point average. This award may be combined with the Transfer Academic Recognition Scholarship Award.

Students receiving first-year scholarships are not eligible for the PTK award.

$2,000 per year

ROTC Room and Board Scholarships

Supplemental grants are awarded to ROTC undergraduate students who live on campus.

Various Amounts

Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans

The Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans (CSDDV) provides an award to dependent children or unremarried spouses of qualified Florida veterans.

Sibling Award

$1,000 per year for Florida Southern College student siblings while enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at Florida Southern.

$1,000 per year

Valedictorian / Salutatorian Scholarship

$1,000 awarded to valedictorians and salutatorians of a graduating class larger than 50 students. Notify the Office of Admissions of your status when you apply.


Other Scholarships

Prestige Scholarships

Prestige Scholarships are Florida Southern’s most esteemed scholarships. Students interviewing for these scholarships represent the top ten percent of FSC’s applicant pool.

Departmental Scholarships

We award departmental scholarships to students pursuing certain academic programs - including business, nursing, music, and education.

Faith-based Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities are available for those students pursuing careers in Christian ministry, education and healthcare.