Bright Future Scholarships

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program establishes three lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement. The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program is comprised of the following three awards:

  • Florida Academic Scholars (F.A.S.) award (including Academic Top Scholars (A.T.S.) award)
  • Florida Medallion Scholars (F.M.S.) award
  • Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars (G.S.V.) award

Initial Eligibility Requirements to Receive Funding

For specific eligibility requirements, please refer to Chapter One of the 2014-2015 Bright Futures Student Handbook.

Award Amounts per Credit Hour

These figures are based on the cost per credit hour for four-year universities and are from the 2013-2014 academic year, which are the most recent figures that are currently available.

  • Academic Top Scholars (A.T.S.): $44.00
  • Florida Academic Scholar (F.A.S.): $103.00
  • Florida Medallion Scholar (F.M.S.): $77.00

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Learn More

If you have any further questions regarding Bright Futures and the other state financial aid programs, please see the Bright Futures Scholarship Program website, the State of Florida's Office of Student Financial Assistance website or call the Florida Department of Education at 888-827-2004.

If you have any questions regarding your financial aid at Stetson University, please contact the Office of Student Financial Planning at 800-688-7120.