FINANCIAL AID SOURCES FOR FLORIDA STUDENTS FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FRANK T. BROGAN, COMMISSIONER
A NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS WHO ARE DESCENDANTS OF AFFECTED AFRICAN AMERICAN ROSEWOOD FAMILIES and who are enrolled full time in eligible programs at state universities, public community colleges, or public postsecondary vocational technical schools in Florida.
Other minority undergraduate students will be considered for awards if funds remain
available after awarding Rosewood descendants. The annual award amount is the
amount of tuition and fees for up to 30 credit hours not to exceed $4,000. A maximum
of 25 awards are available each year. If funds are insufficient to make full awards to
25 eligible applicants, awards will be prorated.
Applications are available from the Office of Student Financial Assistance. Also, the "Free Application for Federal Student Aid" (FAFSA) is required. Deadline 1: Appli- cations must be postmarked to this office by April 1. Deadline 2: Florida residents must submit the FAFSA in time to be processed by May 15. Non-Florida residents must submit the FAFSA in time to receive the "Student Aid Report" (SAR) and submit it to the Office of Student Financial Assistant postmarked by May 15.
For applications visit the Florida Department of Education Website at:
or write to:
Florida Department of Education,
Office of Student Financial Assistance,
State Programs--255 Collins
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-040
If you are a Rosewood Descendant
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