Bright Futures amounts

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Bright Futures recipients receive a fixed cost per credit hour. The Florida Legislature adjusts the amount annually.

The award amounts for 2018-19 are as follows:

Florida Academic Scholars (NEW! Summer Funding available)
Lower Division & Financial Aid Eligible Certificate – 100% of tuition and applicable fees (not all fees) plus $300 per term (fall & spring only) for additional educational expenses
Upper Division – 100% of tuition and applicable fees (not all fees) plus $300 per term (fall & spring only) for additional educational expenses

Florida Medallion Scholars (NEW! Summer Funding available)
Financial Aid Eligible Certificate – 75% of tuition and applicable fees (not all fees)
Lower Division – 75% of tuition and applicable fees (not all fees)
Upper Division – 75% of tuition and applicable fees (not all fees)

Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars*
Financial Aid Eligible Applied Technology Diploma - $39 per credit hour enrolled
Financial Aid Eligible Certificate - $39 per credit hour enrolled
Lower Division (Associate in Science ONLY) – $48 per credit hour enrolled

Florida Gold Seal CAPE Scholars**
Financial Aid Eligible Applied Technology Diploma - $39 per credit hour enrolled
Financial Aid Eligible Certificate - $39 per credit hour enrolled
Lower Division (Associate in Science ONLY) - $48 per credit hour enrolled
Upper Division - $48 per credit hour enrolled 
 
 
NOTES:
Lower Division represents students enrolled in Associate Degree programs of 2 years.
Upper Division represents students enrolled in Baccalaureate Degree programs of 4 years.

*The Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars program will not fund AA or Baccalaureate programs. 

**The Florida Gold Seal CAPE Scholars program will not fund an AA degree. Upper division funding requires the completion of an Associate in Science that articulates to a Bachelor of Science OR Bachelor of Applied Science.
 

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