FSCA Scholarship eligibility requirements


To be considered for the FSCF Disadvantaged Scholarship a student must:

  • Be a Florida resident (or alien with a resident card).
  • Graduate from a Florida high school.
  • Receive admission to a Florida college or university of his/her choice.
  • Have earned at least a 2.5 grade point average as computed by the Office of Admission of their selected Florida college or university.

Students enrolling for the first term
Recipients of the disAdvantaged Scholarship must meet the following requirements:

  • Enroll in at least 12 credit hours and earn a 2.0 GPA or better after the first term.
  • Enroll in at least 12 new credit hours and earn a cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • or better after the second term.

If a student wishes to drop below 12 credit hours, he or she must first obtain approval from the FSCF Scholarship Committee.

Any student who withdraws from the college or university without FSCF approval is subject to repayment of the scholarship for that particular term.

Any student who fails to meet the criteria above may be dropped from the program and becomes ineligible for reinstatement.

Additional rules
Illness. Any student that officially withdraws due to illness will be eligible for reinstatement to the scholarship program upon his/her return, provided they are academically eligible and scholarship monies are available.
Five-year programs. Students continuously enrolled in five-year programs (engineering, accounting, education, etc.) may receive two additional terms of Financial Service Centers of Florida Disadvantaged Scholarship funds.
Part-time status. Any student may convert to half-time status (6 credits) when they can no longer attend full-time.

For additional information, please contact:
Mr. Council Rudolph, FSCF Scholarship Chairperson at 813/623-2393
or the Financial Service Centers of Florida at 850/222-6000.