Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description

To be eligible to receive an initial scholarship from any one of the three awards, a student must:  1. Complete a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Student Authorization Form by spring graduation.  2. Be a Florida resident.  3. Earn a Florida standard high school diploma, or its equivalent (Florida GED); be enrolled in an early admission program, or complete a Home Education Program in accordance with Section 232.03(4), Florida Statutes.  4. Be accepted by and enrolled in an eligible Florida public or independent postsecondary education institution.  5. Be enrolled for at least six semester college credit hours or the equivalent.  6. Not have been found guilty of, or pled nolo contendere to, a felony charge.  7. Use the award within three years of high school graduation.  8. Meet the specific requirements to receive either the Florida Academic Scholars Award, the Florida Merit Scholars Award, or the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award.

Year of Need: College Freshman,


Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: Varies

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-12-31


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