October 1st of the Senior Year
The Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA--Bright Futures & Florida Aid) is open for application.
December 1 of the Senior Year
Typically the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens on October 1st and is recommended to be submitted by no later than December 1st. However, due to pending changes to the FAFSA, the form is opening later in 2023-24. It is anticipated to be available to families sometime in early December and should be submitted by the end of January.