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CF Scholarships

CF offers more than 300 institutional scholarships with more than $700,000 total annual awards. CF utilizes a single online application for all of its scholarships and all students are encouraged to apply. The priority deadline date for submitting a scholarship application for the 2017-2018 academic year is May 1, 2017, however, applications can still be submitted after the priority deadline. Most scholarships require the student to demonstrate financial need on the FAFSA and be enrolled for 6 credit hours in the semester that they receive the scholarship. All scholarships require the student to have a 2.5 GPA or above.

 

 

To locate the CF online scholarship application, log in to the MyCF student portal, click on the My Financial Aid button, then select the Scholarship Application.

Federal Grants

Federal Pell Grant: For undergraduate students working toward a first bachelor's degree. The amount of one's grant is determined by the cost of attendance, enrollment status and the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) shown on the Student Aid Report. The lower the EFC is, the higher the award will be. A student with an EFC of 0 (zero) has maximum eligibility. The Pell Grant is presumed to be the first source of aid to the student. Award amounts range from $606 to $5,920 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Award amounts are prorated if the student is enrolled less than full-time.
 
For more information about Pell Grants, visit Pell Grant Student Guide
 
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): For undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional financial need (0 EFC) as determined by the Student Aid Report. Priority is given to students who are eligible for Federal Pell Grant and apply early (prior to Feb. 1). Funding in this program is extremely limited and will be awarded on a first-apply, first-award basis. Award amounts range from $250 - $500 per semester. Students must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours). Award amounts are prorated if the student is enrolled less than full-time.
   

State Grants and Scholarships

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program (Bright Futures): Students receive notification of their eligibility for Bright Futures following high school graduation. Visit the Bright Futures website  for complete and current information regarding student eligibility, award amounts, renewal and reinstatement.
 
Florida Student Assistance Grants (FSAG): For eligible Florida residents enrolled full-time in a degree program. For renewal eligibility, students must earn 24 credit hours in the previous fall, summer, and spring. Priority is given to early applicants. Award amounts range from $450 - $900 per semester. Note: Students with documented disabilities may be eligible for FSAG with less than full-time enrollment.
  
Florida Student Assistance Grants - Career Education (FSAG-CE): FSAG-CE is a need-based grant for eligible Florida residents enrolled at least half time in a Credit Certificate or Vocational Certificate program. Priority is given to early applicants. Award amounts range from $250 - $500* per semester. Awards will vary depending on each student's need and enrollment level. This program has very limited funds. This grant will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
For additional details and regulations on all Florida scholarship and grant programs, please visit http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org

*Amounts may vary based on appropriation of funds from the Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance.