Seminole State College’s Admissions Department awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to new students who maintain high GPAs. These scholarships are funded through student fees.
How to Apply for Scholarships
- Submit an application for admission to Seminole State and be accepted.
- Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
- Complete and turn in your scholarship application before the deadline. The deadline for fall scholarships for first-time-in-college students has passed.
Types of Scholarships
- Academic Scholarship: For current-year high school graduates who have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above and are ineligible to receive the Florida Bright Future Scholarship. Recipients must attend Seminole State full-time following their senior year. The scholarship will cover tuition and/or fees up to 12 maximum credit hours per semester. It may be renewed for an additional year, provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPA. Amount awarded: $1,250 each Fall and Spring term for two years.
- Bright Future Companion Scholarship: For current-year high school graduates who will be Bright Futures recipients. Amount awarded: $300 each Fall and Spring term for two years.
- Early College Transition Scholarship: For current-year high school students in Seminole State's Dual Enrollment program who will pursue an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree or Career Certificate. This is a one-semester award to be paid out in the Fall Term immediately following high school graduation. Student must have a 2.0 or higher GPA in all dual enrollment courses and an overall 2.0 GPA in high school courses. Amount awarded: $1,250 for one term.