Scholarships & Financial Aid

*Attention Class of 2024 Seniors-The FFAA (Bright Futures) Application is now open. The FAFSA will open at some point in December. Click here for more information on changes to the FAFSA and the reason for the delay in release. You must complete these applications in order to be evaluated for postsecondary financial aid eligibility.*

FAFSA Resources
FAFSA Application-Seniors planning to attend college must complete the FAFSA application to determine eligibility for federal financial aid.
myStudentAid Mobile App-On and after October 1st, you can complete the FAFSA form using the myStudentAid app.
Federal Student Aid YouTube Channel-This site has several videos to walk families through the process of completing the FAFSA and answering other frequently asked questions about financial aid
Applying for Financial Aid Worksheet-This worksheet provides students a place to store their login information for FAFSA and answers other FAQs.
Why Should I Complete the FAFSA?-This article describes common myths and misconceptions about the FAFSA

Bright Futures Resources
Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA)
Seniors should create a student account and complete the Florida Financial Aid Application to apply for the Bright Futures Scholarship and other State Scholarships. Click here to preview the application layout and here for step-by-step instructions on completing the application.
Student Application Handbook-This is the handbook to assist students in completing the FFAA Application.
Bright Futures & State Financial Aid Calendar
This calendar outlines the order of events for Bright Futures and State Financial Aid application & disbursement.

If you have a scholarship you would like us to share with counselors, please email the information to Daphne Harden.

Students, please notify your school counselor if you win a scholarship so they can celebrate with you!

Scholarship FAQs

CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarships

Going2College Text Reminder Service-Parents and students can subscribe to this free texting service courtesy of the Central Florida College Access Network (CFCAN). Text messages will contain reminders about admissions information, financial aid deadlines & resources & applications deadlines for Florida Colleges & Universities.

The Scholarship Academy Resource for first-generation, low-income, or otherwise marginalized students applying to college and looking for financial aid.

Scholarship Search Engines
Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Scholarships
LendEDU Scholarship Blog
Scholarship America
Scholarships for Minority Students (compiled by Purdue University)
Scholarship Search by CollegeBoard
University HQ
Outside Scholarship Listings & Tips by Jacksonville University

Financial Aid
Financial Aid Lingo
Navigating Your Financial Future
Big Future by CollegeBoard – Pay for College

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