Florida Student Assistance Grants

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) Program is a need-based grant program consisting of three separately funded student financial aid programs available to degree-seeking, resident, undergraduate students who demonstrate substantial financial need and are enrolled in participating postsecondary institutions. Assistance grants are open to students who attend state universities and Florida colleges (public community colleges); eligible private, non-profit, four-year colleges and universities; eligible degree-granting private colleges and universities; participating Florida colleges (public community colleges) or career centers operated by district school boards. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
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  • Scholarship Committee
  • 325 West Gaines Street
  • Suite 1314
  • Tallahassee, FL 32399
  • OSFA@fldoe.org
  • 888-827-2004

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Cassandra F  on 2/3/2021 7:07:34 PM

I will be enrolling in the nursing program at TCC and this scholarship could help me with book fees and tuition. Becoming a nurse it’s mandatory that you are fully focused on your studies. I will have to quit my Full-time job to complete my studies, even though I still have car insurance, rent, and a car note. This scholarship would be a huge help!

Hollee S  on 1/22/2021 7:35:19 PM

I’m very interested in earning this, I get good grades and work hard for everything, please take interest

Kaniya B.  on 1/19/2021 6:46:28 AM

I am a high school student with financial problems. My mom has 4 children and would not be able to take care of them and be able to send me off to college at the same time. I want to graduate and be able to provide for my family. This scholarship will be a great way to pursue my future in business administration. I got accepted into FVSU and would like to attend there but, I will need some assistance with paying for my tuition and books.

Joshua L  on 1/8/2021 6:22:04 PM

My name is Joshua Lowe, I am nineteen years old and have been accepted as a student at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University for the Spring semester of 2021. I will be pursuing my Bachelors in Global Conflict studies, with minors in Terrorism, and Homeland Security. In today's world there is so much turmoil and aggression between tons of nations in the world including our own. I believe that with this degree program and education I will be able to use my skills and knowledge to better understand and mediate some of the new world problems going on in the society of today. I am the first born as a US citizen in my family, both of my parents were born and grew up in a small town in Romania. My aunt had taken her own path in life and went on to work for the United Nations, she started as a volunteer in East Timor and worked her way up through many years of going on, and assisting with missions for the United Nation in many countries all across the globe, eventually working her way up to the Position of Chief OIC. My aunt is my role model, I aspire to be in her line of work to be able to help humans come together as a whole. I want to be able to stop war and physical aggression from neighboring nations, there is much work that is needed to be done to help people come together, and I believe that it is achievable through the collective minds of people like me who believe that we as people can all live on the same planet with peace and harmony.

Trenton S.  on 12/16/2020 2:17:26 PM

The Florida Student Assistance Grant would be a great help to keep me enrolled in college. I am a third year student at Santa Fe College and recently moved home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I am finishing a few prerequisite courses before attempting to move back to Gainesville, Florida where i can complete my education goals of attending the Rinker School of Construction to become a Project Manager! This Scholarship will directly pay for my courses and course materials. Thank you for your consideration and offering this opportunity!

Latoria Stewart  on 12/8/2020 3:53:43 PM

Hello, I am a 39yr old single mother of 3, who made a promise to myself and my kids that I would push through any and all odds and go back to school after 20yrs. Considering this year started out for me in the hospital with a rare condition called “spontaneous pneumothorax “, which means a collapsed lung.I have since experienced it 2 more times after being told it normally only happens once. So with having been in the hospital 3 different times, I managed to take my first class in February. Unfortunately, with having the collapsing right after I finished my first class I had to take a leave of absence to be able to focus on my health. I finally was able to start back classes in August, but now I’m having some financial issues due to I was not able to work and because I was a private HHA all of my clients all passed away within a month. So during this time I was without any income and was unable to save. I’m now getting back on my feet on the path to make a better life for myself and my kids. I would only hope pray that I would be considered for this scholarship because it would help tremendously. Also just take the burden off me and allow me to focus on what’s important which is my studies. I’m currently enrolled to get my R. M. A in June of 2022

Nannette M.  on 12/7/2020 1:29:40 PM

I am applying for this as I have applied to over 84 jobs in order to make ends meet. I am a full time student and volunteer at FAU.

Karen R.  on 11/28/2020 10:57:16 PM

I'm a high school senior with financial need. I would like to be the first in my family to graduate from college without adding a financial burden to my mom. My goal is to graduate and be able to help her. How do I apply for this scholarship?

Kimberly Vazquez  on 11/25/2020 8:12:43 PM

With the recent news that I got accepted to the LPN program it is forcing me to quit my 8-4:30 full time job to commit to my studies. I still have bills such as a car payment, car insurance, and other expenses that need to be paid. I am applying for this scholarship because I need assistance with paying for classes and paying for books.

Kimberleigh T.  on 11/24/2020 11:18:55 AM

This scholarship would be a great way to advance my education and future career in Psychology. I would love to apply for this scholarship to reap the benefits that are being offered.

Luis Felipe Mogrovejo  on 11/11/2020 11:22:20 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because I need help paying for the classes since my family can't afford it. It took me a lot of time for me to enter college because of the economic situation, and I still need help on that, because my family can't afford it. I am prepared to study because I like to study, I cant wait to get started!.

Mariana Hernandez  on 10/21/2020 10:11:00 PM

I am applying for this scholarship to allow me to continue my studies at the University of South Florida. I don’t qualify for financial aid through FAFSA, so I am looking for different methods so I can further my education in the Health Science field. I am applied at USF for my B.S in Health Science. I just don’t want to stress myself or my parents out in having to pay for college.

Anne J  on 10/21/2020 10:31:26 AM

Hello I am applying for this scholarship to help me with my classes. I am currently majoring in Education and had to pay tuition and school fees out of pocket. I graduated High school with a 3.0 Gpa as well. This would help me so much because money is very tight right now and College is extremely expensive to pay for especially out of pocket. It would mean the world to me if I got this scholarship to help further my education to be successful in my future career.

Taha B  on 10/2/2020 5:08:27 PM

I am applying to this scholarship because I want to pay for my classes because I do fail in the financial aid as well the purpose was of my circumstances that I was working and studying as well I withdraw many classes for the reason of stress , but in that moment I want to focus of my studies even online and this pandemic I can just start at least in order to continue my process of A.A degree.

Raegan Wright  on 10/1/2020 1:48:56 PM

I am applying for this scholarship to help pay for my classes. I am currently in the A.S Early Childhood Management program maintaining a 3.5gpa. I am only able to afford one class each semester and I would like to have the option to take more so I can finish faster. I am a full time Secretary/Bookkeeper for Hyde Grove Elementary and I have 3 children. I do not make much money but I am striving to become a school teacher, preferably where I currently work. My goals are to finish my A.S and continue with my Bachelors at UNF in Education.

Latoya M  on 9/23/2020 9:49:57 PM

I would like to acquire on how to apply for this scholarship, this will allow me to further my education. Please help!

Armani M  on 9/4/2020 3:18:15 PM

I am applying for this scholarship since I have been paying for classes out of pocket. I am 20 years old and working and going to school is not too bad but having the extra help could allow me to take more classes each semester as I would like to.

Deshaunna M  on 8/23/2020 7:29:58 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because being a recent high school graduate and started a new full-time job is not easy. I am only able to afford as much as I can and my mother has enough stress than to add on helping me pay for college.That where I draw the line. I am a 19 year old undergraduate student and I am only beginning to know what it is like to be an adult. I always wanted to become a nurse because helping childrens and other adults. The smile of a young child/adults is something that makes me think I can change the dont matter what i work as. Helping people in the medical feild is something I was born to do in life. The reason im applying for this scholarship is because I am going to purse this dream but financial im going to have run into some bumps.

Abbeegail Wingate  on 8/21/2020 8:44:30 AM

I’m interested in applying for scholarships and grants to help me pay for tuition housing and more I’m about to start my two year degree in nursing and my mom is a single mom and I really just need the help

Hunter C.  on 8/11/2020 8:30:38 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am getting my A.S and achieving my prerequisites to get into the radiology program next year. Which I will achieve the radiology tech degree and go into the work field. Currently, I am a twenty year old working a full time job as a vet tech in which I have managed to afford an apartment where I support my two dogs, and gathering the money for a car payment on top of that. As of right now, I am getting my A.S and achieving my prerequisites to get into the radiology program. I have worked hard for what I have achieved and still continue to work hard for the things I want in life. When I graduate I hope to be able to start my own organization either my own shelter for dogs in need in the mean time I am working on starting up my own online store for pet products. I have dedicated my life to helping animals and after working in a kennel for two years I finally found my place in making the world a better place for animals.

Susannah G  on 8/3/2020 9:26:01 PM

I’m interested in applying for this particular scholarship to help me with my Fashion design dream while attending my dream college,

Maybelline A  on 8/3/2020 5:31:53 PM

I am very intrested in applying for grants/ scholarships to help pay for tuition while finishing my Nursing degree.

Chalandra T  on 8/2/2020 7:09:15 AM

I am going to apply for this scholarship. My only sentiment would be gratitude for the opportunity to apply. I know many of us students have financially demanding lives. This kind of grace is what keeps our educational journeys afoot. Thank you.

Adam L  on 7/25/2020 2:16:23 PM

I am applying for this scholarship I dealt with Alcoholism . I attended college years ago but was drinking heavily and screwed up my nursing career, failed all of my courses. Now being sober for 15 months, admitting I am powerless and becoming very responsible. I am starting school for Radiography. one day at a time for me. Im currently not working. much support is appreciated

Widline  on 7/1/2020 10:53:47 PM

This scholarship would really help me to further my education.

Ashanti Singletary  on 6/25/2020 1:16:59 PM

I’m interested in applying for this scholarship to help assist with schooling and books and supplies as well as housing/board.

Kevin-Henri B  on 6/24/2020 4:15:25 PM

My name is Kevin-Henri Chris Bounda, and I am a sophomore in the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. I am 20 years old and I am currently majoring in Aeronautics and have completed 33 credits since I started back in Spring 2019. As of now, my cumulative GPA is at 3.7. and I am a very committed student-driven by excellence and determined to be among the best. I applied to this scholarship because I would like to complete my flight training and reach my goal as soon as possible. Thank you.

Cialyn C.  on 6/23/2020 4:11:50 PM

I want to apply for this scholarship to assist me in paying for my tuition at Hillsborough Community College.

karen M  on 6/23/2020 9:46:18 AM

I am interested in applying for grants/scholarships to help me pay for tuition. I am 54 years old and I am going into my senior year of school I need some help. I take care of my 4 granddaughters and take care of my mom. My financial aid has run out I need to finish this BA degree. I want to start my masters after I get my BA degree. I am 30 credit away from finishing

Shayanna S  on 5/23/2020 10:24:55 AM

I am interested in applying for this scholarship to help towards my tuition as I begin my journey into college.

Anika D.  on 5/15/2020 9:37:05 PM

I am applying for this scholarship for aid in my last 2 years of undergrad at a 4 year university.

Michael Olajide  on 5/11/2020 8:54:10 PM

I/m interested in applying for this scholarship to help pay for my tuition while I finish my first year in college.

Alexis B  on 5/2/2020 8:25:42 AM

I am interested in applying for this scholarship to assist in ECPI nursing program. So I can better served my elderly patients with the knowledge I will gain.

Malik F  on 4/15/2020 8:22:56 AM

I am applying for this scholarship so I can pursue a career in medicine and become a surgeon. I have obtained a 2 year scholarship already, but I definitely will need financial help along this long journey to success

Jennifer A.  on 3/26/2020 1:40:36 PM

I'm interested in applying for this scholarship to assist in FIU Disaster Management Program.

Karlie C  on 2/17/2020 2:33:43 PM

I am interested in applying for grants/scholarships to help me pay for tuition/housing/board while I finish my 2 years of undergrad degree in Legal Studies before applying for Law School.

Mylah W  on 1/22/2019 7:50:54 PM

It seems people are submitting reasons for a scholarship here. For any future people who come across this opportunity, don't type in the comments about your info.

Sharline P  on 12/20/2018 5:32:22 PM

I’m applying for this scholarship because I refuse to let the set backs that life has thrown my way define my future. With the help of this scholarship I would be able to afford to go to The University of South Florida which has an excellent Speech Pathology Program. Recently I’ve had to work extra shifts to help with hospital bills that have burdened my mother. If I’m rewarded I will not only have more aid but I will be able to live on campus or near the campus which will put myself in a better learning environment.

Edwin cuida  on 5/14/2018 1:53:35 PM

Im applying for this scholarship because my goal is to study right here in the Gulf Community state colleague and I just starting working as a part time I struggle with all the payments for insurance and school and my car. I am seventeen years old I for some people I am too young to work full time and too young to drive and the insurance is too expensive. my goal is to continue my education and help my parents. when in the future I see the struggles of my past because the economic situation I going to be proud of myself and help others who will struggle like me. My goal is to complete my A.A. and continue my education in physical therapy or nursing because when you serve other you construct your character. .

Joel C  on 1/3/2018 5:20:33 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because being a recent high school graduate and started a new part-time job is not easy. I am only able to afford as much as I can. I am a 19 year old undergraduate student and I am only beginning to know what it is like to be an adult. Between paying for student loans, car insurance and as well as other basic needs, I am in need of assistance financially. I recently started my college education back in August and I think it has been going very well. My hope is to achieve my A.A and transfer to a university to obtain my major in Psychology and my minor in video game design. Trying to obtain a scholarship is a hard feat to accomplish and so far, it has been really rough. I have tried over and over and it was close but not close enough. I hope that with the help of this scholarship, I wanna turn my pipedream into a foreseeable reality.

Netasha K  on 10/8/2015 2:58:29 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because I truly need help with completing my educational degree. I am 15 credits away from receiving my A.S in Business Administration. With this scholarship I will be able to reach my goal and move to a better position in a great company. This degree I am try so desperately to obtain will give me my career job. I am a single mother of 4 and my struggle is real but no matter what I will try my very best to push forward to try and make my dream a reality.

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