Latin America-Caribbean (LAC) Scholarship
Pursuant to Florida Statute 1009.21, undergraduate and graduate students who are citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) who have been awarded a non-duty scholarship equal $500 per semester or $1,000 per academic year (Fall and Spring semesters) may be eligible to be designated as Latin American - Caribbean Scholarship recipients and will be considered Florida state residents for tuition purposes. At least half of the scholarship amount, $500 per year or $250 per semester must be from state or federal money. The other half may be from foundation money, a foreign government or another private source. A Latin American - Caribbean Scholarship recipient will be classified as a Florida resident for tuition purposes only. LAC Scholarship recipients must be awarded an additional scholarship in order to retain Florida resident status for the summer terms.