#3 Best Value in the Nation

 

ACT Conversion Chart

ACT
Composite

 
Combined SAT
Score
361600
351560
341510
331460
321420
311380
301340
291300
281260
271220
261190
251150
241110
231070
221030
21990
20950
19910
18870
17830
16790
15740
14690
13640
12590
11530

 

Scholarships for Florida Freshmen

Our Scholarship Guarantee
You will receive scholarship funding to attend New College if:

All of your required admission materials are on file by May 15, 2014.
• You are admitted to New College for Fall 2014 as a first-time-in-college student.
• You are a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident Alien, or eligible non-citizen.
• You submit your $200 enrollment deposit no later than May 15, 2014.

All required materials (including official transcripts, exam scores, and the recommendation) must be postmarked or transmitted on or before the deadline and received by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid no later than 10 days after the deadline.

Four Winds Awards
The following scholarships are awarded based upon your Institutional Rating.

We award these scholarships by calculating your SAT Critical Reading and Math scores, as well as your grades at the time of admission. (If you took the ACT, use the conversion chart on the left to convert your score).

Use the calculator below to estimate your Institutional Rating and determine the scholarship award amount that may be available to you.

Scholarship Calculator

 Combined SAT score: (must be 1600 or lower)
 High School GPA:
 Estimate Institutional Rating

 

Institutional
Rating
  
Scholarship Package  Scholarship
Amount
95 & Above
Presidential Scholar
$3,500  
($14,000 over four years)

92 to 94Gold Scholar              
$3,000  
($12,000 over four years)

89 to 91Silver Scholar$2,500 
($10,000 over four years)

85 to 88Bronze Scholar$2,000 
($8,000 over four years)

84 & BelowLeadership Award$1,000 
($4,000 over four years)

 

Tuition and scholarship funding amounts are tied to Florida's State University System rules for residency. For more information on residency, contact your admissions counselor.

New College National Scholarship Program

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of standing in the National Merit Scholarship Program, National Achievement Scholarship Program, or National Hispanic Recognition Program.

Excellence Award
$4,000 ($16,000 over four years)

For the Excellence Award, you must be one of the following:
• National Achievement® Finalist, and select New College as your first-choice school according to National Merit Scholarship Corporation procedures; or
• National Hispanic Scholar, recognized by the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program; or
• National Merit® Finalist, and select New College as your first-choice school according to National Merit Scholarship Corporation procedures.

A New College National Scholarship Program Award replaces the Four Winds Award.

State Science & Engineering Fair Award
Scholarship Value: $2,000 per year

We reserve a total of ten scholarships for students who—in 11th grade—place as Finalists in Florida’s Annual State Science & Engineering Fair. To be eligible for this award, a Finalist must be admitted and enroll at New College of Florida in Fall 2014 with the intent to study mathematics or science. If you receive this award, we will add it to your Four Winds or New College National Scholarship Program Award.

Florida Education Fund Brain Bowl Award
Scholarship Value: $2,000 per year

We reserve a total of four scholarships, two scholarships for first-place winners and two scholarships for second and third place winners from Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough, or Pinellas counties. New College will consider additional scholarship funding for Finalists, Semifinalists, and Outstanding Participants of the National Achievement Scholarship Program."

Need-Based Financial Aid
In addition to an academic scholarship, you could qualify for even more gift assistance if you are a US Citizen, or US Permanent Resident Alien, or qualified non-resident alien. Complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov as soon as possible after January 1, 2014. Our school code is 039574. For Maximum Aid Eligibility: complete both your admission application file and your FAFSA by May 15, 2014 for priority consideration for need-based funding.

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
5800 Bay Shore Rd
Sarasota, FL 34243

Phone: (941) 487-5000
Admissions Fax: (941) 487-5001
Fin Aid Fax: (941) 487-5010
admissions@ncf.edu
ncfinaid@ncf.edu