Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA)
According to a recent study, high school graduates in the U.S. left more than $2.9 billion in free federal grant money unused over the last academic year. How does this happen? Students made the mistake of not completing the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA opens every October 1st . don’t miss out on free money!
FAFSA website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
It is important when applying for scholarships to pay attention to deadlines and requirements. the list of Scholarships on this page is updated as new scholarships come in so check in frequently!
Another great resource for finding scholarships is Fastweb.com. Fastweb compiles basic information about you and then generates a list of scholarships that fit you. it's that simple!
*Please make sure to protect your personal information and understand that you should never have to pay a fee to apply for a scholarship
Scholarships based on high school academic achievement. Two most common awards: Florida Academic Scholar and Florida Medallion Scholar.
To learn more visit FloridaStudentFinancialAidsg.org
Florida Academic Scholar Florida Medallion Scholar
Pays 100% tuition and applicable fees Pays 75% tuition and applicable fees
• Min. Weighted academic GPA: 3.5* • Min. Weighted academic GPA: 3.0*
• Min. Community service Hrs.: 100 • Min. Community service Hrs.: 75
• Min. college entrance exam score: • Min. college entrance exam score:
o ACT: 29 o SAT: 1290 o ACT: 26 o SAT: 1170
*Weighted GPA is calculated using academic courses (4 English, 4 Math, 3 Science, 3 Social Science, 2 World Languages)