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Name Bright Futures Scholarship Program - Florida Medallion Scholars Award
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance
1940 North Monroe Street
Suite 70
Tallahassee, Florida 32303-4759
Phone (888)827-2004
Fax
Email osfa@FLDOE.ORG

Scholarship Description

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program establishes three lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement. The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program is comprised of the following three awards:

* Florida Academic Scholars Award (FAS) (including Academic Top Scholars award (ATS)
* Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS)
* Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award (GSV)

What are the Initial Eligibility Requirements to Receive Funding?
The student will:

* Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. A student’s residency and citizenship status are determined by the postsecondary institution. Questions regarding such status should be directed to the financial aid office or admissions office of the institution the student plans to attend.
* Not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made.
* Meet specific coursework and minimum grade point average (GPA) and test score requirements which are outlined on the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) Web site www.FloridaStudentFinancialAid.org/SSFAD/bf/acadrequire.htm.
* ATS – The Florida Academic Scholar with the highest academic ranking in each county will receive a $750 award per semester (award amounts will differ at quarter or clock hour institutions) in addition to the FAS award, prorated by term and hours and excluding summer term