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2009 High School Graduates and earlier
2010 High School Graduates
2011 High School Graduates
2011 High School Graduates Renewal Information
2012 High School Graduates
2012 Mid-Year High School Graduates
2013 High School Graduates
2013-14 Mid-Year High School Graduates
Academic Requirements for Initial Eligibility
AICE - Advanced International Certificate of Education
Appeal Process
Award Amounts
Award Status
Brochures, Printable
Communications
Community Service Hours
Comprehensive Course Table
Course Code Directory: Course Descriptions
Eligibility and Award Criteria, Chart of
Enrollment Requirements
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
FFAA - Florida Financial Aid Application
Financial Aid Recipient History
Florida Legislative Session and History
Florida Academic Scholars
Florida Academic Top Scholars
Florida Medallion Scholars
Frequently-Asked Questions
GED - General Educational Development Diploma
General Requirements for Awards
Gold Seal Vocational Scholars
High School Counselors
Home-Educated
How and When to Apply
IB - International Baccalaureate
Information Page
Login for Student Records & Information
Mid-Year Graduates
Notification of Eligibility
Out-of-State Applicants
Receiving Scholarship Funding
Reinstated
Renewed
Reports, Bright Futures
Restored
Scholarship Length
Summer Funding
Transfer of Award Between Schools
Vocational Course Descriptions
Weighting For Bright Futures GPA
World Language Requirement

Appeal Process

A student may request a Postsecondary Institutional Appeal if he/she did not meet the scholarship renewal requirements due to a verifiable illness or other circumstance beyond his/her control.

  • The student may request that the financial aid office at the home postsecondary institution he/she attended conduct a review of the courses included in the cumulative GPA.
  • In the case of illness or emergency beyond the student's control, the student may provide pertinent documentation regarding the illness or emergency to the appropriate home postsecondary institution.
  • The home postsecondary institution will review the studentís request and send recommendation of approval/denial.  Appeal request guidelines may be obtained through the financial aid office of a studentís home postsecondary institution.
  • An institutional academic progress appeal is to be filed within 30 days of the date of the ineligibility notice sent to the student or by the date established by the institution's financial aid office, whichever is later.  Ineligibility notices are posted to the student's Financial Aid Recipient History web screen during the summer following spring evaluation.
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