Pell Grant — A federal grant awarded when the student does not have a B.S./B.A. degree or equivalent. The amount received depends on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), the cost of attendance at Florida State College at Jacksonville and enrollment status. For more information, visit the Pell Grant webpage.

BlueWave Opportunity Grant — A FSCJ institutional grant for students enrolled in an eligible program enrolled at least half-time (at least six credits per term or 225 clock hours per payment period) who meet certain eligibility requirements.

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) — A federal grant that is awarded when a student demonstrates exceptional need and does not have a B.S./B.A. degree or equivalent.

Florida First Generation Matching Grant — A need-based program for degree seeking students, enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours per term; whose parent/parents did not complete a baccalaureate degree.

Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) — A need-based program for full-time undergraduate students. Recipients must meet Florida residency requirements for state student aid, and be enrolled in an A.A., A.S., A.A.S. or B.A.S. program.

Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) Part-Time — Students who do not meet the full-time FSAG eligibility requirements may be eligible if they enroll for 6-11 credits. Awards may be for one term only.

Workforce Certificate Grant (Formerly PSAV) — A FSCJ institutional grant for students enrolled in an eligible Workforce Certificate program. Recipients must be enrolled for at least 225 clock hours and must meet certain eligibility requirements.

Florida Public Postsecondary Career Education Student Assistance Grant (FSAG-CE) Program — A need-based grant program available to Florida residents enrolled in certificate programs of 450 or more clock hours/or 15 credit hours.

Child Care Grants 

Child care grants are available for eligible students with dependent children. The grants pay up to 60 percent of eligible child care costs. For more information, contact the campus Student Success office.

Talent Grants For Athletics, Fine Arts and Co-Curricular Activities 

Talent grants are awarded to selected students based on a specified talent. Recipients are selected through an audition or other demonstration of talent. Grants are given for athletics, fine arts, as well as for participation in certain extracurricular organizations.

For more information about athletic talent grants, contact the athletic department at (904) 646-2202; fine arts grants, contact the fine arts department at (904) 646-2162 or co-curricular grants, contact the cultural programs department at (904) 632-3123.

Available talent grant areas

Fine Arts
Men’s Basketball
Women’s Basketball
Women’s Softball
Women’s Tennis
Women’s Volleyball
Gospel Chorale
Graphic Design
Visual Arts
Brain Bowl
Forensics (Persuasive Speaking or
Extemporaneous Speaking)
Student Ambassadors
Student Newspaper (The Campus Voice)
Student Government A. Leadership