Scholarships for International Students

To allow for possible delays in mail and processing, please do your best to complete your admission application file by these dates:

Spring 2016 class consideration (transfers only)—Nov. 15, 2015
Fall 2016 class consideration (freshmen and transfers)—April 1, 2016


Spring 2016 Class (Transfer Admission Only)
All application materials due for scholarship eligibility: Dec. 1, 2015
Deadline to accept admission offer: Dec. 15, 2015

Fall 2016 Class (Freshman and Transfer Admission)
All application materials due for scholarship eligibility: Until the class is closed.
Deadline to accept admission offer: May 1, 2016

All required application materials (including any required transcript evaluations and translations, official transcripts, exam scores, and the recommendation) must be received by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid on or before the deadline, EST.

Mail postmarked by the appropriate date will meet the deadline so long as the mail is received by 5:00 PM EST, the following business day.

Our Scholarship Guarantee

You will receive scholarship funding to attend New College if:

• All of your required admission materials are on file by the posted deadline.
• You are admitted to New College for that class.
• You are an eligible non-citizen.
• You submit your $200 enrollment deposit by the posted deadline.

Scholarship funding amounts are tied to residency for tuition purposes. (For example, a student who is a Florida resident for tuition purposes will not be eligible for assignment of the Presidential Scholarship for out-of-state students.) For more info on tuition and residency, please contact Ann Quinn ( or 941-487-4748).

Presidential Scholarship
Scholarship Value: $15,000 ($60,000 over four years)

Out-of-state students entering on the F-1 visa, will be awarded a $15,000 per year Presidential Scholarship (unless awarded an LAC Scholarship or an Educate for Change Scholarship).

Latin American/Caribbean Scholarship Program
Scholarship Value: Over $20,000 per year (over $80,000 over four years)

The value of this renewable “LAC” scholarship package is $500 plus the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. The Dean of Enrollment Services will assign this scholarship to out-of-state U.S. citizens and U.S. Permanent Resident Aliens who reside in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, and international students who are residents of Latin America and the Caribbean entering on an F-1 student visa to study at New College. For further details, click here.

Daughters For Life Full Scholarship Program
New College of Florida has established, and will continue to build, programs designed to encourage the enrollment of international students. The Daughters for Life Foundation, working with New College’s local Sarasota-Bradenton-Longboat community, provides additional support to cover the remainder of tuition, housing, and other benefits for up to 10 talented female students with financial need to enroll at New College from Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt.

The Daughters for Life Foundation handles scholarship applications directly. Please contact Ann Quinn, our international admissions counselor, at or (941) 487-4748 to discuss the New College admission requirements.

December 31, 2015 - DFL Foundation's scholarship application deadline
March 11, 2016 - NCF's priority admission file completion deadline for DFL applicants

Additional Scholarship Sources for International Students

Florida Linkage Institutes
The State of Florida, through its linkage programs, offers a limited number of short-term tuition reduction scholarships to students from selected countries. Students from Canada, China, Eastern Europe, France, Israel, Japan, and West Africa—please visit the Linkage Institute site specific to your home country:

Florida-Canada Institute
Florida-China Institute
Florida-Eastern European Institute
Florida-France Institute
Florida-Israel Institute
Florida-Japan Institute
Florida-West Africa Institute

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
The Ayn Rand Institute
P.O. Box 57044
Irvine, CA 92619-7044
(949) 222-6550 ext. 247

The Fountainhead Essay Contest
Contact: The Fountainhead Essay Contest
The Ayn Rand Institute
P.O. Box 57044
Irvine, CA 92619-7044

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