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Below is a list of grant and scholarship programs administered by OSFA. Students <b><u>must</b></u> submit a completed Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) to OSFA for programs denoted by an asterisk (*).<!--Each program name will link you to information that includes program description, eligibility requirements, application procedures, and renewal requirements.--> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- all Factsheets (previously under Programs Offered menu) have been moved to the SSFAD Home Page now - John 5/5/14 --> <!--use this new style class for the wingding157 image below. Original size of this image was width="23" height="15" - John 6/16/14--> <style> .wingding157 { margin-top:2px; width:18px; height:12px; } </style> <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="85%" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td width="5%"> <!--<img src="../images/BL_MENU.gif" align="left" alt="BL_MENU.gif" style="margin-top:3px;" width="19" height="10">--> <!--<img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" style="margin-top:2px;" width="23" height="15">--> <!--<img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" style="margin-top:2px;" width="18" height="12">--> <img src="../images/wingding157.gif" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"> </td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/ABLE.pdf"><strong>Access to Better Learning and Education (ABLE) Grant</a></strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/FIS.pdf"><strong>Benacquisto Scholarship Program</strong></a> <br /> <!--<span style='font-style: italic;font-size:smaller;'>(formerly Florida Incentive Scholarship Program)</span>--> <ul class="listLeft"> <!--<a href="../PDF/FIS_2015_Update.pdf">Update for 2015-16</a>--> <a href="../factsheets/FIS_FAQ.pdf">Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)</a> </ul> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <!--<a href="../factsheets/BF.pdf"><strong>Bright Futures Scholarship</a></strong><br />--> <a href="../bf/bfmain.htm"><strong>Bright Futures Scholarship</a>*</strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/EASE.pdf"><strong>Effective Access to Student Education (EASE)</a></strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/FGMG.pdf"><strong>First Generation Matching Grant</a></strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/FFSS.pdf"><strong>Florida Farmworker Student Scholarship</a></strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/FSAG.pdf"><strong>Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG)</a></strong> <ul class="listLeft"> <a href="../factsheets/FSAG-CE.pdf">Florida Public Postsecondary Career Education Student Assistance Grant</a> </ul> </td> </tr> <!--added new SSFAD program factsheet for July 1 2014 - Florida Incentive Scholarship (FIS)--> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/FWEP.pdf"><strong>Florida Work Experience Program</a></strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/JoseMarti.pdf"><strong>Jos Mart Scholarship Challenge Grant</a>*</strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/MMB.pdf"><strong>Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship</a></strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/MTES.pdf"><strong>Minority Teacher Education Scholarship</strong></a> <span style='font-style: italic;font-size:smaller;'> (Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc.)</span><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/Rosewood.pdf"><strong>Rosewood Family Scholarship</a>*</strong><br /> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><img src="../images/wingding157.gif" align="left" alt="wingding157.gif" class="wingding157"></td> <td class="page"> <a href="../factsheets/CSDDV.pdf"><strong>Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans</a>*</strong><br /> <ul class="listLeft"> <!-- Semester, Quarter, and Quinmester CSDDVFixedAward PDFs have been combined into one - 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