Seminole & Miccosukee Indian Scholarship

Scholarship Description

An applicant must:  1. Be a member of or eligible for membership in either the Seminole Indian Tribe of Florida or the Miccosukee Indian Tribe of Florida.  2. Meet Florida’s general eligibility requirements for receipt of state 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.  3. Enroll as either an undergraduate or graduate student at an eligible Florida public or private college or university for a minimum of one (1) credit hour per term.  4. Demonstrate financial need as determined by the standards established by the respective tribe.  5. Not owe a repayment of a grant under any state or federal grant or scholarship program.  6. Not be in default on any federal Titile IV or state student loan program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made.  Renewals:  A renewal applicant must have earned a cumulative grade point average of a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Full-time students must have earned the equivalent of 12 credit hours for each term an award was received during that academic year.  Students enrolled less than full-time must earn the equivalent number of hours required for enrollment as a three-quarter-time, half-time or less than half-time student.  Eligibility for renewal is determined at the end of the second semester or third quarter of each academic year.  Credits earned the previous summer can be counted toward the total number of credit hours required.  A renewal application must be submitted annually to the appropriate tribal education committee.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: Notspecified

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