Apply for Bright Futures


Students must apply for Florida Bright Futures during their senior year in high school. Please see your high school guidance counselor for more information. The application is available at the Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs.

Bright Futures eligibility

To be initially eligible for a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, the student must:

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is not a requirement to receive Bright Futures for 2015-16; however, SPC Financial Assistance Services recommends you submit the FAFSA. 

Verification and Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) do not affect Bright Futures eligibility.  However, if you are selected for verification or are not meeting SAP, you are encouraged to complete these items by submitting the necessary documents.

Note: An initially eligible student who enlists in the military immediately after high school graduation begins the two-year or three-year (depending on the high school graduation year) period upon date of separation from active duty.

For additional information on Bright Futures eligibility.