Florida Scholarships are available for students pursuing their education and are residing in Florida. Florida is known for its diverse academic landscape, in addition to gorgeous beaches and Disneyworld. Also, known for many top-level universities, like the University of Florida (UF), Florida State University (FSU), University of Miami (UM), and University of Central Florida (UCF). If you are looking to attend a school in your home state of Florida, you could add a little bit of sunshine to your college savings, too! Whether students are pursuing the arts, law, science, or any number of other degrees, Florida has higher degree opportunities. There are many college scholarships for aspirants to manage their education expenses.

Eligibility Criteria For Florida Scholarships

  • It is required that the admission must take place into a community college or university in the state of Florida.

  • It is required for the students to be enrolled in a full-time, undergraduate, graduate, or professional program.

  • You must demonstrate financial need.

  • It is required to have an overall GPA of 2.0.

  • Students must have good moral character and habits.

How to apply for Florida Scholarships?

Florida Student Scholarship programs follow a definite application process that primarily requires you to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Some applications require you to submit a Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA). Different applications have specific processes but, let us look at the basic procedure on how to apply for the Scholarships offered to Florida students.

Step 1: Submit the Florida Financial Aid Application(FFAA)

The account login information will be sent to you once submitting the FFAA. To be eligible for the award it is essential that you remember the deadline and apply before it ends.

Step 2: Submit Your ACT or SAT Scores

College applications anyway require you to take the ACT or SAT. Thus send your scores to any Florida public college or university to ensure that they receive them. 

Step 3: Submit Your Official High School Transcripts

Many schools will submit your transcripts automatically for consideration. It is always advisable to check in with your guidance counselor about whether you need to take any additional steps. 

 Step 4: Keep the Information in Your Account Updated

  • Make sure that you update the demographic information.

  • Take care of the eligibility. It is very important that you look and the eligibility criteria and apply further.

To boost your chances of winning a scholarship, you could also apply for Merit Scholarships which is offered on the basis of your good academic performance or good scores in standardized tests. 

Application Deadline

July 20, 2020

Award Amount

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Awards Available

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April 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

Awards Available

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Contact Number

888-827-2004

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June 06, 2020

Award Amount

Varies

Awards Available

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osfa@fldoe.org

Contact Number

888-827-2004

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May 18, 2020

Award Amount

$8,200

Awards Available

314

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scholarships@cbcfinc.org

Contact Number

202-262-2800

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June 30, 2020

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

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December 07, 2020

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

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Email Address

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Contact Number

855-670-4787

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Award Amount

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Awards Available

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Email Address

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March 16, 2020

Award Amount

$3,500

Awards Available

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Email Address

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Contact Number

800-682-3837

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February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

Awards Available

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February 01, 2020

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Awards Available

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