Academic Scholars Award

The student must be a graduate of a Florida high school, have obtained a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in the 15 college preparatory courses as identified by the Florida Board of Regents Rule, have an SAT of 1290 or an ACT of 29 or higher and complete 100 hours of community service. National Merit Scholars or graduates of the International Baccalaureate programs are automatically eligible. The award amount is currently $211 per credit. Application is submitted directly to the Florida Department of Education. Deadline: Prior to high school graduation. Students may apply online at floridastudentfinancialaid.org.

Medallion Scholars Award

The student must be a graduate of a Florida high school, have obtained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in the 15 college preparatory courses as identified by the Florida Board of Regents Rule and have an SAT of 1170 of an ACT of 26 or higher and complete 75 hours of community services. National Merit Scholars or graduates of the International Baccalaureate programs are automatically eligible. The award amount is currently $77 per credit (subject to change summer 2018). Application is submitted directly to the Florida Department of Education. Deadline: prior to high school graduation. Students may apply online at floridastudentfinancialaid.org. For more information on the Florida Bright Futures programs, please contact the student’s high school or visit the Florida Bright Futures website at: floridastudentfinancialaid.org.