Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program

Program Description

The Access to Better Learning and Education (ABLE) Grant Program provides tuition
assistance to Florida undergraduate students enrolled in degree programs at eligible
private Florida colleges or universities.

Requirements to Receive Funding

The student will:
• Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. A student’s
residency and citizenship status are determined by the postsecondary institution.
Questions regarding such status should be directed to the financial aid office or
admissions office of the institution the student plans to attend.
• Not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or
scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made.
• Not have previously received a baccalaureate degree.
• Enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours per term, or the equivalent at an eligible
Florida college or university in a baccalaureate degree program.
• Meet Florida’s general eligibility requirements for receipt of state aid.
• Not be enrolled in a program of study leading to a degree in theology or divinity.

Contact Information
Florida Department of Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
State Scholarship and Grant Programs
Suite 1314
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400

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