Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
Guidance

Florida Bright Futures

High Academic Achievement

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program provides scholarships based on high school academic achievement during the Explorers time at Christopher Columbus High School. The program has three (3) award levels:
  • Florida Academic Scholars Award
  • Florida Medallion Scholars Award
  • Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award
 
Each award has different academic criteria for eligibility and provides a different award amount and/or number of semester hours. The Florida Academic Scholar with the highest academic ranking in each county will also receive the Academic Top Scholars Award.
 
Eligibility & Application
Eligibility and application criteria are available from the Florida Bright Futures Program website.
 
Award Amounts
  • For the 2017-18 academic year, the Florida Academic Scholars will receive an award amount equal to 100% of tuition and applicable fees. This includes summer funding. Applicable fees include: activity and service fee, health fee, athletic fee, financial aid fee, capital improvement fee, campus access/transportation fee, technology fee and tuition differential fee. Florida Academic Scholars will receive an additional amount of $300 per semester (fall and spring only) for textbooks and college-related expenses. Additional information can be found here.
  • The Florida Medallion Scholars Award is $77 per credit hour.
  • The Academic Top Scholars Award is $44 per credit hour.
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by AdvancEd and a member of the National Catholic Educational Association.