*Attention Seniors: The 2020-21 FAFSA Application and Florida Financial Aid (Bright Futures) Applications are now open. Please see the resources below to assist you in completing these applications.*
FAFSA Application-Seniors planning to attend college in the 2020-21 school year must complete the FAFSA application to determine eligibility for federal financial aid.
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
Why Should I Complete the FAFSA?-This article describes common myths and misconceptions about the FAFSA
12th Grade Financial Aid Checklist-This checklist details what students and parents should be doing senior year related to financial aid
Federal Student Aid for Non-U.S. Citizens-This website explains what financial aid resources are available for non-U.S. Citizens
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.
Bright Futures Eligibility Check on FloridaShines–This website allows students who have taken at least one semester of high school courses to view their Bright Futures eligibility status.
If you have a scholarship you would like us to post, please email the information to Lindsey Page.
Students, please notify your school counselor if you win a scholarship so they can celebrate with you!
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.
Scholar Snapp Save all of your scholarship application information to easily integrate into other scholarship applications.
The Scholarship Academy Resource for first-generation, low-income, or otherwise marginalized students applying to college and looking for financial aid.
Paying for College Video series and other helpful information about student loans, FAFSA, scholarships & grants
Scholarship Search Engines
LendEDU Scholarship Blog
Scholarship Search by CollegeBoard
Ulman Foundation Scholarships (students/families affected by cancer)
Outside Scholarship Listings & Tips by Jacksonville University