Admissions Scholarships

Seminole State College’s Admissions Department awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to recent high school graduates. These scholarships are funded through student fees.

The Fall Term 2022 scholarship application deadline for current-year high school graduates is February 18, 2022.


Scholarships for Current-Year High School Graduates

Recipients of the following scholarships must attend Seminole State beginning Fall Term following their senior year of high school. 

Academic and Bright Futures Companion Scholarships

  • Academic Scholarship: $1,255 each Fall and Spring Term for two years.
    For recent high school graduates who earned a GPA of at least 3.0 and are ineligible to receive the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship. The scholarship will cover tuition and/or fees up to 12 credit hours per semester. It may be renewed for an additional year, provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.
  • Bright Futures Companion Scholarship: $300 each Fall and Spring Term for two years.
    For recent high school graduates who are Bright Futures recipient. If you are uncertain about your Bright Futures eligibility, it is recommended to apply for the Academic Scholarship. Students awarded the Academic Scholarship who become Bright Futures eligible, will receive the Bright Futures Companion instead.

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to the scholarship application. The deadline each year to apply for these scholarships will be in February. Students will be notified by mail if they are selected to receive a scholarship. Notices are sent in May.

For more information, you may contact Ashley Toyzan,

Early College Transition Scholarship

  • Early College Transition Scholarship: $1,200 for Fall Term.
    For recent high school graduates who were previously in Seminole State's Dual Enrollment program and will be pursuing an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree or career certificate at Seminole State. The student must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all Dual Enrollment courses and an overall 2.0 GPA in high school courses.

For more information and to obtain the Early College Transition Scholarship Application, you may contact the Dual Enrollment office,

Scholarships for Incoming Baccalaureate Students

The Baccalaureate Scholarship is a one-time award offered in the Fall, Spring or Summer term and is worth $1,000. This scholarship is offered to first-time baccalaureate students who have been accepted into one of Seminole State's bachelor's degree programs and who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

To apply, complete and submit the Baccalaureate Scholarship application provided during the New Baccalaureate Student Advising Session by the deadline for the term in which you were accepted.

For more information, you may contact Michelle Cox,