About the Scholarship

Florida First Generation Matching Grant Program (FGMG) is authorized and sponsored by the Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance. It is a need-based award program accessible to degree-chasing, inhabitant, college understudies who show considerable money related need and are taken on qualified taking an interest in post-secondary organizations. Qualified understudies have a parent(s) who has not earned a baccalaureate or higher degree.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • Students must have been completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to receive this award.

  • Applications may be obtained at the financial aid offices of eligible participating postsecondary institutions. 

  • All applicants are informed that official transcripts of current college or institution and GPA scorecards must be submitted to determine the academic enrollment.


Florida First Generation Matching Grant Program (FGMG) award amounts to

  • The postsecondary institution will provide the awards to eligible students each term based on an applicant's financial need. It determines the award amount for each recipient and notifies each student of the award.

  • A student should consult the postsecondary institution for renewal, reinstatement or restoration requirements established by the institution. 


Deadline information

The applications are to be submitted by the end of May 15, 2020. All candidates must submit the scholarship application form and official transcripts before the given deadline. Applications and other related information are available on the Florida Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • A student should demonstrate financial need.

  • The grant program available to degree-seeking resident undergraduate students.