Scholarship opportunity for students interested in an accounting/business degree. Please see Mrs.Pelfrey in the media center for scholarship opportunities.

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 25th. FWBHS wants to include all scholarship offers in a report which is compiled for the school district.

Scholarship Information

If your business or organization sponsors a scholarship, please contact Ms. April Pelfrey at 833-3300 with 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

Career Connection Center

Students are invited to meet with College Representatives.

Help Wanted

Information for Okaloosa County School District vendor approved job postings are on a bulletin board outside room 403 near the bus ramp.

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. April Pelfrey at least three days prior to the due date.  Scroll down for additional scholarship applications. 

Various Scholarships Updated Feb 1, 2023

HCA Fort Walton-Destin Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Deadline March 17th - See Mrs. Pelfrey for the application

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship Deadline March 17th

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Scholarship Application Deadline March 20th

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Gamma Alpha Upsilon Chapter Deadline March 20th

Demoratic Women’s Club of Okaloosa County $1000 scholarship Deadline March 30th - See Mrs. Pelfrey for the application

BBB Foundation of Northwest Florida Deadline March 31st

Marcus G. Davis, Sr. Scholarship Deadline March 31st - See Mrs. Pelfrey for the application

Peter Beczkiewicz Memorial Scholarship $2000 per year for stem career students Deadline March 31st

Student Scholarships . org Deadline March 31st

List of Additional Scholarships Due in March Deadline April 2, 2023

Fort Walton Beach Community Chorus Memorial Scholarship Deadline April 7, 2023

The Pensacola Chapter of the Links Inc. Deadline April 8, 2023

Samuel Bride Scholarship for Future Dr. $1000 scholarship Deadline April 15, 2023

The Troy University Emerald Coast Alumni Chapter. Deadline April 15th

Hugh F Bridges Scholarship Deadline April 30, 2023

AMA Florida Gpa 3.0 Deadline May 8th

Francene Gayle Scholarship for Healthcare Students Deadline June 15, 2023

Dr. John Manzella Scholarship for Second Opportunities Deadline June 15, 2023

Dr. Louis Hampers Scholarship for Medical Students. Deadline June 15, 2023

DJ Bettencourt Scholarship for Insurance Professionals Deadline July 15, 2023

Walter Morales Grant for Future Educators Deadline Aug 15, 2023

Niceville Republican Women Federated 2023 Female Senior’s only

Additional Scholarships

Southern Scholarship Foundation for Housing

Military Scholarships - Application Information

Resources for Military Families-Organizations and resources may be found at

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


Scholarship for Dreamers

Registration for Bright Futures Scholarships

Seniors may begin registering for a Bright Futures Scholarship October 1, 2022.

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. 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) 

Registration for Federal Grants or Loans (FAFSA)

To apply for Federal grants and loans or for eligibility determination for need-based scholarships given by colleges, students should go to FAFSA and complete the FAFSA application with their parents beginning October 1, 2022.