Bright Futures Scholarships
The Bright Futures scholarships program was introduced in the state of Florida, which started in the year of 1997 funded by the Florida Lottery. These are specially made scholarship programs for the Florida students who seek to have college degrees in the difficult times of poor economic status. However in the recent days, Florida students occur to face a 20 percent drop in this exclusive scholarship program namely Bright Futures scholarship money with a prediction in tuition hikes.
There are various awards included under this program, which is being considered differently each year and thus the average award considered last year (2010) by the four-year public universities was considered near about $5,000. However according to the recent news a decrease in the ward money is likely to be expected with an average amount of about $500 less as compared to the next year in 2011 and 2012. Whereas the exact amounts considered is difficult to know until this year.
It is generally considered that the University of Florida falls under the most difficult institutions in the entire country which is very like accepted by all. For different particular reasons the applications for Bright Futures scholarship program do not consider parents credit report. The general fact about Bright Futures scholarship programs is that it offers the high school seniors from Florida with special “academic merit” so as to earn a scholar shipment into any given public college/University within the state. Many private colleges in Florida offer Bright Futures recipients fully-paid tuition. Bright Futures Scholarships is also considered as merit pay schemes for Florida’s students.