Florida Student Assistance Grant - Career Education (FSAG-CE)

FSAG-CE is a need-based grant program available to Florida residents enrolled in certificate programs of 450 or more clock hours or 15 credit hours. There is no guarantee that every eligible student will be able to receive the grant because fund availability is limited.

How to apply

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online
  2. Ensure that the College's name and code (010652) are listed correctly on the FAFSA


Students may be eligible if they:

  1. Are a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen
  2. Have been a Florida resident for at least 12 consecutive months
  3. Enroll for a minimum of 180 clock hours per semester (or equivalent of six semester credits)
  4. Are neither in default nor overpayment on student loans or other aid
  5. Demonstrate financial need as defined by the state
  6. Are transfers students with at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA
  7. Have not previously received a baccalaureate degree
  8. Have not completed more than 110% of the required number of credit/clock hours required for their declared degree program

Criteria for continuing eligibility

  1. Must maintain 2.0 cumulative GPA
  2. Must complete 12 credit hours for each semester for full-time award.
  3. Must complete nine credit hours for each semester for 3/4-time award
  4. Must complete six credit hours for each semester for 1/2-time award
  5. Demonstrate financial need by completing an error-free FAFSA each academic year
  6. Withdrawals can affect students' eligibility to receive the FSAG-CE the following academic year
  7. Eligibility for renewal is determined at the end of the spring semester