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Florida Work Experience Program

Scholarship Description

An applicant must:  1. Not have previously received a bachelor’s degree.  2. Enroll for a minimum of six credits at an eligible public or private Florida post-secondary educational institution which is participating     in this program.  3. Demonstrate financial need by completing a Free Application for     Federal Student Aid by the deadline specified by the institution.  4. Submit, if required, an application to the institution by the deadline     established by the institution.  5. Meet Florida’s general eligibility requirements for the receipt of aid,    including residency in this state for purposes other than education     for a minimum of twelve (12) consecutive months prior to the first     day of class of the first term of the academic year for which funds     are requested.  Note: residency for purpose of student financial     assistance is determined by the institution the student attends.  6. Have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a     4.0 scale for all college work.  7. Not owe a repayment of a grant under any state or federal grant or     scholarship program.  8. Not be in default on any federal Title IV or state student loan     program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made.  Renewals:  Eligibility for renewal awards is determined at the end of the second semester or third quarter each academic year.  A renewal applicant must have earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Also, renewal applicants must have earned during the previous summer and two semesters or three quarters, 12 credit hours per term or the equivalent for full-time enrollment; nine credit hours per term or the equivalent, for three-quarter time enrollment; or six credit hours per term or the equivalent, for half-time enrollment, for the number of terms for which the award was received.  A student who fails to earn the required credit hours is not eligible to renew the award.  A renewal application must be submitted to the institution by the deadline established by the institution.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year,

Type:

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-12-31

Website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/FWEP.pdf

Sponsoring Organization Florida Department of Education
Turlington Building, Suite 1514 325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 323990400

Contact Person: Office of Student Financial Assistance

Phone: 888-827-2004

Fax: 850-245-9667

Web: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/FWEP.pdf

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