Bright Futures Scholarships
How Do I Get It?
Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) in the State of Florida Bright Futures Determines your eligibility to receive Bright Futures based upon:
- Your Bright Futures Application
- Your High School transcript information
- Your SAT/ACT test scores
- Community Service hours
- OSFA begins sending Official Bright Futures Award Notices after your 7th semester of High School, provided they have received the information above.
USF University Scholarships & Financial Aid Services (USFAS) estimates Bright Futures Eligibility for new students beginning March 1st each year based upon information received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as follows:
- Overall High School GPA
- SAT/ACT scores
- If State of Florida does not confirm a student with an estimated award, USFAS will send an email notice to enrolled students before each term begins.
As always, keep your email address up to date in OASIS.
New students with eligibility issues should contact the State of Florida 1-888-827-2004 or visit the Florida Scholarships and Grant Programs web site.