Bright Futures
   

Changes to Award Amounts

Senate Bill 2000 - Appropriations

  • Specifies Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program award amounts per credit hour for four year schools in the 2011-12 academic year as follows:
    Academic Scholars Award....................... $101.00
    Medallion Scholars Award........................ $76.00
    Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award......... $76.00

Last year, the value of the Academic Scholars award was $125.00 per credit hour and the value of the Medallion award was $94.00 per credit hour. To illustrate the impact of this change, if you were an Academic Scholar enrolled for 15 semester hours last Fall term, you received $1875.00. If you enroll as an Academic Scholar for 15 semester hours this Fall term, you will receive $1515.00 or $360.00 less.