First Generation Matching Grant (FGMG)

Required Forms

FAFSA, First Generation Matching Grant Affidavit 


Varies based on available funds.

Requirements & Criteria

Required Credits

Enroll for a minimum of 6 degree-seeking credit hours per term. UNF hours only.


  1. Be an undergraduate student
  2. Be a Florida resident for tuition purposes
  3. Complete the FAFSA and have an EFC at or below 5273 for the 2013-2014 aid year
  4. Maintain a cumulative 2.0 or higher overall GPA
  5. Student may not have previously received a bachelors/baccalaureate degree
  6. Student's parent(s) may not have received a bachelors/baccalaureate degree 
  7. Not owe a repayment or be in default under any State or Federal grant, loan or scholarship program

Renewal Criteria

  1. Complete the FAFSA each year
  2. Have an EFC at or below 5273 for the 2013-2014 aid year
  3. Maintain a cumulative 2.0 overall GPA as of the most recent spring semester
  4. Successfully complete 75% of coursework attempted/funded
  5. Continue to meet the "Award Criteria" listed above

Additional Information

Student may receive funding for a maximum of 8 semesters.  Yearly awards are contingent upon receipt of state funding and institutional matching funds.