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Minority Leadership Program

NFCC invites you to find out more about its Minority Leadership Program.

NFCC strives to offer all students opportunities that will help them succeed in college and in life. Recognizing the challenges that many minority students face, the college has created the NFCC Minority Leadership Program.

Find out how you can get involved.

APPLY NOW (application deadline for 2014 has been extended to Monday, August 4) 


Minority Leadership

LEADERSHIP | EDUCATION  

The Minority Leadership Program is a resource for area minority students who plan to attend NFCC. Participants will receive educational scholarships and guidance to help them succeed and grow academically and individually.

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Students selected to participate in the program receive partial tuition, two-year academic scholarships for a degree or certificate program at NFCC beginning fall term.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • Apply/Submit application by August 1 (extended to Monday, Aug. 4, 2014) to be considered for the program. Fall Term classes begin Aug. 25, 2014.
  • See the current NFCC Academic Schedule for important term dates.  

PROGRAM GOALS:

  • Students will learn about leadership, building stronger communities and how to address important social, cultural, economic and health related issues.
  • Students will be empowered to become leaders on campus, in their own communities and beyond.
  • Students will be encouraged to be role models for future NFCC students and program participants.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS / APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Be one of the following recognized minorities: Hispanic, Black, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
  • Be a resident of one of the following counties: Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee or Taylor County
  • Meet NFCC admission requirements
  • Complete and submit a FAFSA (Federal Student Aid) form
  • Submit high school transcript; -or- GED along with birth certificate
  • Submit letter of recommendation from an organization or individual who can attest to the applicant’s character and desire to succeed. Organization or individual must agree to mentor and support applicant through his or her first year of attendance at NFCC. This may include accompanying the student to program seminars or meetings with an academic advisor.
  • Complete and submit NFCC Minority Leadership Program Application including required essay (see application for details.

SELECTION PROCESS: 

  • Candidates selected by NFCC review committee 
  • Candidates begin program during Fall Term (August) 
  • If notified of acceptance, candidates must inform NFCC in writing of their decision to accept scholarship by designated date. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being awarded to another candidate.

CONTINUED ELIGIBILITY:

  • Scholarship recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Student must participate in the Friday colloquium series (one per month) by attending at least 75% of the colloquiums and being actively involved in the related learning and service activities.
  • Student must meet with an academic advisor or campus mentor at least twice a semester to discuss academic and social progress.


APPLY NOW

Minority Leadership Program Application (PDF file)

Deadline to apply is August 1st.


HISTORY OF THE PROGRAM:

  • NFCC began building the foundation for its Minority Leadership Program in December 2008 by creating a steering committee comprised of NFCC students, employees and community leaders.

  • The group created a mission for the minority mentor and scholarship program and established goals – academic achievement, civic engagement and personal enrichment – that would benefit student participants.

  • In August 2009, the NFCC Minority Leadership Program welcomed its first nine students. Fifteen new students are accepted into the program each August.


COMMUNITY: (how you can help)

  • Encourage a minority student to attend college at NFCC
  • Mentor a student applying for the Minority Leadership Program
  • Support the program financially or by donating your time. With your support this program can grow and reach more students in the future.   


For information contact: 

Clyde Alexander
Telephone: 850.973.1609 | Email: AlexanderC@nfcc.edu
325 NW Turner Davis Drive
Madison, Florida 32340
Toll Free: (866) 937-6322
TTY: (850) 973-1611  


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