State Aid

The state of Florida offers many scholarship and grant opportunities for Florida residents attending college in their home state. Eligibility for Florida state aid requires a student (or the parent/guardian of a dependent student) to have established and maintained legal residence in Florida for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the start of the academic term. 

State Aid Opportunities

EFFECTIVE ACCESS TO STUDENT EDUCATION (EASE) GRANT

The EASE Grant provides financial support to full-time undergraduate students attending a private, non-profit university in the state of Florida. Student must be Florida residents and maintain an eligible GPA.

$2,841 per year | Subject to change annually

FLORIDA BRIGHT FUTURES ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

The Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who meet the initial GPA, SAT/ACT, and community service eligibility requirements. Students must be Florida residents and apply before high school graduation.

$211 per credit hour + $300 book stipend | Renewable for up to 120 credit hours

FLORIDA BRIGHT FUTURES MEDALLION SCHOLARSHIP

The Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who meet the initial GPA, SAT/ACT, and community service eligibility requirements. Students must be Florida residents and apply before high school graduation.

$158 per credit hour | Renewable for up to 120 credit hours

FLORIDA STUDENT ASSISTANCE GRANT (FSAG)

The Florida Student Assistance Grant is awarded to full-time, degree-seeking, resident undergraduate students with substantial financial need.

Amounts vary

FLORIDA WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM (FWEP)

FWEP is a need-based program providing eligible Florida college students work experiences to complement and reinforce their educational and career goals. Eligibility is based on submission of the FAFSA, evidence of financial need, and securing a job directly related to your major. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information!

Award is earned