Community service is required for all Florida Bright Futures Scholarships. Gold Seal- 30 hours, Florida Medallion-75 hours and Florida Academic Scholars- 100. Please read the community service guidelines below and then download the authorization form to be sure your hours are approved BEFORE you start. These documents are also available in Student Services.
Hours for Florida Bright Futures Scholarships must be submitted before graduation. It is recommended to have all hours completed by the end of the first semester of senior year so the student’s 7th semester evaluation from Bright Futures is positive.
Community Service Document– Please read this document to understand what types of service will be approved
Volunteer Hours Form Update– Please complete the form in order to have your hours approved and recorded.
Here are a few links for community service opportunities in the west Pasco area. Students are not restricted to these locations, but feel free to check them out if you are not sure where to begin.
Gulfside Hospice and Palliative Care – must be 15
Pasco County Library – Teen Volunteer Program
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point – Teen Volunteer Program
SPCA Suncoast – must be 16