Scholarships & Financial Aid

*Attention Seniors: The 20-21 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 Resources
FAFSA Application-Seniors planning to attend college in the 201-21 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.

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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!

Scholarships
Scholarship FAQs Please read this before accessing the list of scholarships.
CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarships

Click here to view Scholarship List

                                        Scholarship Applications from Scholarship List

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.

Scholarship Search Engines
Cappex
Chegg
FastWeb
LendEDU Scholarship Blog
Peerlift
RaiseMe
SallieMae
Scholly
Scholarship America
Scholarships.com
Scholarship Search by CollegeBoard
Studentscholarships.com
Ulman Foundation Scholarships (students/families affected by cancer)
Unigo
UNCF
University HQ
Outside Scholarship Listings & Tips by Jacksonville University

Financial Aid
Financial Aid Lingo
Navigating Your Financial Future
Bright Futures Eligibility Check on FloridaShines
Federal Student Aid
Big Future by CollegeBoard – Pay for College

FL Department of Education Financial Aid Newsletters
May-June 2019
October-November 2019
December-January 2020