Bank of America Florida's Community Scholars Program


  • Applicant must be a First-Time-In-College (FTIC) undergraduate student
  • Applicant must have a cumulative High School GPA of 3.3 (the academic courses required for admission into a public state university)
  • Applicant must demonstrate a history of community service.
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Applicants who are previous recipients have the following requirements:
    • Applicant must volunteer a minimum of 50 hours per academic year to a community agency or an elementary, middle, or high school (pre-approved by the university)
    • Applicant must have a Cumulative Overall GPA of 3.0
    • Applicant must comply with all university regulations, rules, and codes of conduct governing students on campus

SDES - Financial Aid
Supplemental Questions
  1. Applicants must provide at least 50 hours of community service hours for the past year.
  2. Are you a previous recipient of this scholarship?
  3. Have you completed at least 50 hours of community service in the last academic year?
  4. Please attach a letter of reference on official letterhead from a community service organization that confirms your community service and specifying the number of hours served. If more than one letter is needed to confirm 50 hours, please scan in together and upload.