State Scholarships

The State of Florida provides scholarships through several programs, the most well known being the Bright Futures scholarship program. Florida offers information on all State Programs is available online through the Florida Department of Education/Office of Student Financial Assistance website

If you are an out of state student, check with your state's department of education to see if you are eligible for any state grant that they might offer.


Bright Futures - Rates/Repayment Requirements

To apply for a Bright Futures Scholarship, submit a completed Florida Financial Aid Application during your last year in high school (after December 1 and prior to graduation). It is your responsibility to know and meet the requirements of the Bright Future Scholarship Program before high school graduation. You may apply online at Florida Student Financial Aid.


Bright Futures Scholarship Rates at FSU

  • Coursework taken at other state schools is paid based on the rate for that school.
  •  Rates and eligibility rules are set by the Florida legislature and are subject to revision

Bright Futures Academic Scholarship

$213.55/credit plus

Book/Expenses award of $300 per term (Fall/Spring only)

Bright Futures Medallion Scholarship $160.16/credit






Last updated 3/5/2019
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