FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Sept. 27, 2022 | FGCU is canceling all classes and non-essential campus activities Thursday and Friday. FGCU leaders will evaluate methods for students to make up for lost instructional time, which will likely include the use of planned study dates as regular academic class. Please expect updates to the academic calendar once we return to normal operations. For storm updates, visit fgcu.edu/emergencymanagement.

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Bright Futures

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship is a Florida lottery-funded scholarship program that rewards students for their academic achievements during high school by offering funding for the pursuit of postsecondary educational and career goals in Florida. FGCU accepts the Bright Futures Academic scholarship and the Bright Futures Medallion scholarship.

Visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance for Bright Futures updates related to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19).


  • How to Apply

  • Bright Futures Awards

  •  Renewal Requirements

  • Dropped Class Repayment Requirement

  • One-Time Restoration Opportunity

  • Reinstatement

  • Appeals

  • Bright Futures for Summer

  • Frequently Asked Questions

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

Florida Academic Scholar • Florida Medallion Scholar

Florida Department of Education Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)

Contact Number: 1-888-827-2004

For easy access to program information, application and award status it is important that students are responsible for regularly checking their account on the Bright Futures Website.

FGCU’s Bright Futures State School Code is 361