This is a need-based scholarship of $2,000 per academic year for students of Hispanic culture who were born in (or have a natural parent who was born in) Mexico, Spain, South America, Central America, or the Caribbean. Students must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, enrolled full time, and have been continuous residents (or the parents if the student is a dependent) of Florida since August of the year preceding the one for which they are applying. Students must not be in default or owe a repayment on federal or state grants or loans. Students must apply as high school/academy seniors or graduates.
Students may apply online at www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org by April 1. The FAFSA must be completed in time to be processed by May 15.