Camille Cowan: Pioneer

Nursing student Camille Cowan is a pioneer at Florida College and at home. At age 43, the first generation college student, wife and mother is inspiring students and faculty alike to follow their dreams.

Matt Simpson: Groundbreaker

Senior Matt Simpson is a groundbreaker on and off the court. As the all-time leading scorer in Falcon basketball history, the Tampa native also is the first in his family to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Jariel Trinidad: Trailblazer

Jariel Trinidad is a trailblazer being the first in his family to pursue a four-year degree. Unsure if he would ever step foot onto a college campus, he completes his freshman year having grown spiritually, building friendships, memories and biblical foundations.

Give Now

You Can Change the Narrative.

Week of Giving is May 8-12. Your support during the Week of Giving can change the narrative for first generation college students and students of diverse backgrounds who need benefactors like you. Give any amount to Florida College and help change a life today. A gift given to any fund will be matched in the Hall Scholarship Fund to make it possible for students of all backgrounds to attend Florida College.


General Scholarship Fund

Scholarships awarded to qualified students, based on financial need, academic merit, extracurricular activities, and leadership involvement.


The Hall Scholarship Fund

Financial need-based scholarships awarded to qualified students who demonstrate financial need and are from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds or who are first generation college students. Learn more here.


Let Florida College Decide Best Use

Meet Matt Simpson, #FirstGen Student