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Hometown Heroes

is a scholarship program open to all veterans interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree from the University of West Florida. Some certification classes may also qualify for the scholarship. The University of West Florida has campuses in Pensacola, Florida and Fort Walton Beach, Florida and offers 51 undergraduate degree programs, 50 graduate degree programs, and over 110 specializations. Online and traditional classes are available.


Eligibility Requirements
Veterans with a honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions are eligible for the program. Please click here for a program application which may be filled out on the computer and emailed. The application uses Adobe Reader. If you don't have Adobe Reader, please click here to download a free version of the software. While you may qualify for Hometown Heroes, you will still need to apply for admission to, and be accepted by, the University of West Florida.




An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.