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Talented Twenty

1. What are the requirements to qualify for the Talented Twenty program?
2. What are the benefits of being eligible for the Talented Twenty program?
3. What courses count toward the eighteen core course requirements for state university admission?
4. After a student has been denied acceptance at one or more universities, what should the student do?
5. Does a student have to complete an application to be considered for the Talented Twenty program?
6. Is the Talented Twenty program also a scholarship award program?
7. What is financial aid?

8. How can a student obtain financial assistance?
   
  • Contact a high school counselor to inquire about federal, state, and other student assistance programs.
  • Request a financial aid packet from the school(s) that the student wishes to attend.
  • Complete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) to be considered for State of Florida student financial aid programs including the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program. This is available from a high school counselor or online at http://www.FloridaStudentFinancialAid.org
  • Contact the college/school the student wants to attend and request a financial aid application packet. The packet will provide the student with information about the financial aid programs the school offers and the forms the student will need to complete.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is available from a high school counselor or online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  • When a student applies, the student will be considered for the many State of Florida financial aid programs, including the Florida Student Assistance Grants.
  • Apply early, in January or February of the senior year. The earlier students apply, the better chance they will have of being considered for all available programs!


9. How can a student obtain an evaluation of their progress toward meeting the eighteen core course requirements for State University System admission?
10. Where can I find the official requirements for the Talented Twenty program?