Florida Medallion Scholars (FLMS) new legislation – F.A.Q.
New Legislation – F.A.Q. (Effective fall 2018)
1.) What is the new award amount for Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS)?
Medallion Scholars will receive an award amount equal to 75% of tuition and applicable fees. The 2018-19 tuition and applicable fees for 1 credit hour is $159.21 .
($212.28 X 75% = $159.21 the current rate for Medallion Scholars)
2.) What fees are covered by the FLMS award?
Applicable fees include: activity and service fee, health fee, athletic fee, financial aid fee, capital improvement fee, transportation access fee, technology fee and tuition differential fee.
3.) How many hours does a student need to be enrolled in order to receive funding?
A student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in order to receive funding for each term.
4.) How should the award amounts be calculated?
#____of credit hours enrolled x $159.21= $____FLMS award amount.
5.) Will the Bright Futures Medallion Scholars be funded during the summer?
Yes. Students will be disbursed an award if enrolled with a minimum of 6 credit hours starting Summer 2019.