As the cost of college continues to rise, there is a bit of good news for students when to paying for their education. Today there is more private merit scholarship money available than ever before.
According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
Governor Rick Scott was in Miami Tuesday as part of his weeklong College Affordability Tour.
Many young women are turning to so-called sugar daddy websites to help pay for college and it’s causing quite a controversy.
The future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.
A lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.
A House bill allowing some undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates is ready for the House floor. On Wednesday it was unanimously approved by the House Education Appropriations Subcommittee which was listed as the last stop for the bill.
On the opening day of the 60 day session, state House Speaker Will Weatherford called on his fellow legislators to pass measures that would allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally.
Florida college students will be happy to know that Gov. Rick Scott will veto the three percent tuition hike for college and university students.
Another bill that will benefit higher education-seeking students with immigrant parents has made its way to the Senate.