State of Florida Financial Assistance Programs for Graduate Students

The following State of Florida programs are available to qualified graduate students:

  • Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund: A need-based merit scholarship that provides financial assistance to eligible students of Hispanic origin.
  • Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program: Bright Futures scholarship recipients who graduate with a baccalaureate degree in the 2010-2011 academic year or after may be able to apply the unused portion of their FAS or FMS toward one semester of graduate study.

The financial assistance programs available through the state of Florida are subject to change. Additional programs for graduate students may also be available. The most current information regarding state of Florida financial programs may be obtained at