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Departmental Scholarships

Departmental Scholarships

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

Art Scholarships

Awards based upon portfolio or audition. For information, contact the Office of Admissions at 800.274.4131.

Various Amounts

Chesley G. Magruder Foundation Scholarship in Science

Since 2005, the Magruder Foundation Scholarship in Science at Florida Southern College provides support for biology majors in good academic standing interested in pursuing a medical degree. For information, contact the Office of Admissions at 800.274.4131.

Various Amounts

Gettys P. and Alice D. Alderman Scholarship

This scholarship provides support for promising students with financial need to pursue degrees in Accounting or Citrus at Florida Southern College.

Various Amounts

Hollis Fellows in Education

As parents of a Florida Southern graduate, Mark and Lynn Hollis established the Hollis Fellows in Education Program to provide scholarships to education majors who plan to pursue teaching careers.

$7,500, plus $500 for Textbooks

Minority Teacher Education Scholars

The Minority Teacher Education Scholars (MTES) program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students administered by the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc. (FFMT).

Music Scholarships

Music scholarships are awarded based upon skill level and area of concentration. Additionally, Florida Southern College awards $500 per year to members of an ensemble: band, chorale, orchestra (strings). Ensemble scholarships are only available for non-majors; auditions are required. For information, contact the Office of Admissions at 800.274.4131.

Various Amounts

Nina B. Hollis Nursing Scholarships

To be considered, students must be admitted and enrolled in the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in nursing program, achieve academic excellence, and have a demonstrated financial need. Scholarships vary in amount and are renewable for each year of study.

No separate application is required, eligible candidates will be notified in the Admissions process.

Various Amounts

Theatre Scholarships

Awards based upon portfolio or audition. For information, contact the Office of Admissions at 800.274.4131.

Various Amounts

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.

Faith-based Scholarships

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

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.