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Scholarship Report
Please report each scholarship offer you have received whether you plan to attend the college or not. We recognize all scholarship offers based on your academic performance, athletic or artistic ability, membership in clubs, and ROTC and U. S. Service Academy appointments. Do not report offers of financial aid such as grants or loans based on family income. Do not report Bright Futures Scholarships. Attach a photocopy of the award notice if you have one. We wish to recognize all students earning awards at our Senior Awards Program on May 26th. FWBHS wants to include all scholarship offers in a report which is compiled for the school district.
Senior Awards Scholarship Award Form
Scholarship Information
If your business or organization sponsors a scholarship, please contact Mrs. Julie Smith at 833-3300 ext. 2151with the information. Please include the requirements for application, eligibility, amount of the scholarship and the due date. Application information or forms may be emailed to smithj3@mail.okaloosa.k12.fl.us



Students are invited to meet with College Representatives In the Media Center.


Monday, September 11th

University of Central Florida (Orlando)



Wednesday, September 13th

Rollins College (Winter Park)

Florida Institute of Technology (Melbourne)

Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton)



Thursday, September 14th

Mercer University (Macon, GA)

Samford University (Birmingham, AL)



Thursday, September 28th

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (Huntsville, AL)



Updated 8/11/2017





 As of 5/12/2017: 

Fort Walton Beach High School’s Class of 2017 has earned $5,427,686.20

in Scholarship Money!


Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarship opportunities are available for all high school students. They are listed by due date. New ones are highlighted in blue.
Please submit a request for a transcript from Ms. Smith at least three days prior to the due date.
NEW SCHOLARSHIPS (Updated 8-11-17)
Scroll down for additional scholarship applications. 
Individual Scholarship Applications


Military Scholarships
Application Information
Multiple Scholarships for Minorities, Hispanics, and Undocumented Students

Application Information

Seniors may begin registering for a Bright Futures Scholarship October 1, 2016.
Even if you do not plan to attend college next year or in Florida, please register!
All seniors who think they may qualify for a Bright Futures Scholarship must register with the Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance before graduation. Students should register before March 15 in order to be considered for other state scholarships that are offered though this state program. See below for any Federal aid.
To apply the student must log on to the state website at www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org Look on the top blue bar. Click on Apply Here. It is the third bar from the left. 
Select Initial State Student Application 
Read all steps and then click Proceed to Application
Complete application and submit (this takes only about 10 minutes) 
To apply for Federal grants and loans or for eligibility determination for need-based scholarships given by colleges, students should go to www.FAFSA.ed.gov and complete the FAFSA application with their parents beginning October 1, 2016.