State Scholarships

There are several Florida state scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for – including Florida Bright Futures and Florida Academic Scholars.

Scholarships


Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program is a state scholarship awarded to Florida high school graduates who demonstrate high academic achievement. Applications and eligibility criteria are available from your high school guidance office or from the Florida Department of Education website: www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org.

Valencia College receives information about eligible Bight Futures scholars directly from the Florida Department of Education. You must designate Valencia College as the school you plan to attend by visiting www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org or calling 1-888-827-2004.

To be eligible:

  • You must enroll for at least six credits of college-level course work each term.
  • You must be classified as a Florida resident and be a degree-seeking student.
  • You must be a U.S Citizen or eligible non-citizen.

Still have questions about Bright Futures?

For an overview of the award payment levels and renewal requirements, and more visit Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

Visit our Bright Futures Frequent Asked Questions Page.

Florida Student Scholarship and Grant Programs

For additional details about the Bright Futures program and state program regulations, visit floridastudentfinancialaid.org

Still have questions about Bright Futures?

Visit our Bright Futures Frequent Asked Questions Page.


Other State Scholarships

For information on other scholarships from the state of Florida, please visit: 

floridastudentfinancialaid.org

  • Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans 
  • José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant
  • Rosewood Family Scholarship 
  • Randolph Bracy Ocoee Scholarship Program