Florida State Grants and Scholarships


The William L. Boyd, IV Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) Program provides tuition assistance to Florida undergraduate students attending an eligible private, non-profit Florida college or university. Meet Florida's residency requirements for receipt of state student financial aid by maintaining Florida residency for purposes other than education for a minimum of 12 consecutive months prior to the first day of class of the academic term for which funds are requested. All recipients must earn 12 credit hours each semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

The Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) Program is a need-based grant program consisting of three separately funded student financial aid programs available to degree-seeking, resident, undergraduate students who demonstrate substantial financial need and are enrolled in participating postsecondary institutions. All recipients must earn 12 credit hours each semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

The Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship provides financial assistance to undergraduate students who meet scholastic requirements and demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is awarded to the students with the highest need first. The funds are limited at each participating Institution.

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program establishes three lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement. For Initial Eligibility the student will:

  • Submit a fully completed (error free) Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Application during his/her last year in high school (after December 1 and prior to graduation) by applying online at www.FloridaStudentFinancialAid.org (select State Grants, Scholarships & Applications, then Apply Here).

The application gives the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) permission to evaluate the student's high school transcript and standardized test scores for eligibility for a Bright Futures Scholarship and other state scholarships and grants. Apply during his/her last year in high school, before graduation, or you will forfeit all future eligibility for a Bright Futures Scholarship.