Bright Futures
Apply for Florida Bright Futures

Seniors are encouraged tocomplete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) from December 1st until graduation. This on-line application takes about 5 – 10 minutes to complete. To apply for Bright Futures and other Florida financial aid programs, go to:

  • Click: State Grants, Scholarships & Application
  • Look for: APPLY HERE
  • Click: Initial State Student Application
  • Proceed to application and complete carefully!

MAKE CERTAIN TO USE THE CORRECT SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER – If social security number is incorrect or missing from the high school record, the Bright Futures application will not beprocessed! It is advisable to check your transcript information carefully!

Date of birth, Social Security Number, Spelling of Name, Gender and Race – all must match transcript. Please see Guidance Office as soon as possible to correct errors.

Remember, students must file the Florida Financial Aid Application during the last year in high school, before graduation, or will forfeit all future eligibility for a Bright Futures Scholarship! It is good for 3 years after graduation – even those who plan to attend college out of state,enter the military, or have no immediate post-secondary plans now…PLEASE APPLY!!