Scholarships for Transfer Students


Fall 2015 Class (Freshman and Transfer Admission)
All application materials due for scholarship eligibility: Until the class is closed.
Deadline to accept admission offer: May 1, 2015

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 a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident Alien, or eligible non-citizen.
• You submit your $200 enrollment deposit by the posted deadline.

All required application materials (including 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.

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).

Please note: transfer credit counts toward the 8 available semesters of scholarship eligibility.

Presidential Scholarship
Scholarship Value: $15,000 per year

Out-of-state students will be awarded a $15,000 per year Presidential Scholarship.

Transfer Scholar Award
Scholarship Value: $1,000 per year

Florida students will be awarded this scholarship.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholar Award
Scholarship Value: $1,000 per year

Florida community college students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa will be awarded this scholarship. Completion of the AA degree is required. This scholarship may be stacked with either the Transfer Scholar Award or the All-Florida Academic Team Award, but not both.

All-Florida Academic Team Scholarship
Scholarship Value: $2,000 per year

Florida students who are members of the USA Today Community College All-Florida Academic Team will be awarded this scholarship. This scholarship may stack with either the PTK Scholar Award or the Transfer Scholar Award, but not both.

Other Resources and Opportunities

Need-Based Financial Aid
In addition to an academic scholarship, you could qualify for even more gift assistance if you are a US Citizen, US Permanent Resident Alien, or qualified non-resident alien. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at as soon as possible; be sure to file the FAFSA specific to the term you want to enter:

2014-2105 FAFSA to apply for need-based aid for the Spring 2015 term

2015-2016 FAFSA to apply for need-based aid for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 terms (please file as soon as possible after January 1, 2015)

Our school code is 039574. For Maximum Fall 2015 Aid Eligibility: complete both your admission application file and your FAFSA by February 15, 2015 for priority consideration for need-based funding.

External Scholarships
For information on private scholarships, click here.

Latin American/Caribbean Scholarship Program
For further details, click here.

Special Circumstances: information for Veterans, U.S. Service Members, Public Servants, and their families; and out-of-state waivers for students with three years of attendance and graduation from Florida high schools
For details, click here

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