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First Generation Matching Grant Program

Sponsored by: Florida Department of Education

Applicant must be a degree-seeking, Florida resident who is an undergraduate student with substantial need. In order to be eligible, applicant's parents must not have earned baccalaureate degrees. Applicant must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. FAFSA required. For participation and deadline information, applicant should check with post-secondary institution they plan to attend.


Application Deadline April 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Grant
Award Coverage Award amount determined by financial need.
Schedule Schedule is dependent on annual appropriation.
Awarded every year? yes
Renewal is based on annual appropriation and on recipient's specific institution.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? yes
Is a separate application required? yes


Contact Information

OSFA Customer Service
Florida Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 United States

Phone: (888) 827-2004
Fax: (850) 488-5966

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