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Latin American Caribbean Scholarship Graduate Studies Program

The Latin American Caribbean Scholarship is awarded to international students from designated Latin American and Caribbean countries that would then allow FGCU to classify these recipients as residents for tuition and fee purposes; in accordance with section 1009.21 (10)(e) Florida Statutes.

Scholarship Criteria

  • Awards will be based on merit or special talent (artistic, athletic, or professional)
  • Students must be admitted to FGCU as a graduate degree seeking student
  • Student must maintain full-time enrollment status (9 credits per semester, Fall and Spring), as defined by US immigration regulations
  • Students who are enrolled as distance learning only are not eligible for this program
  • Students must be approved to study in the United States with an F-1 visa
  • The student must be a citizen or legal resident of one of the approved Latin American & Caribbean countries as listed in the scholarship description
  • Students must satisfy one of the following: GPA of at least 3.0 or equivalent, or minimum entrance exam score as required by graduate program for admission, or demonstrated special talent (artistic, athletic, or professional)
  • Subject to availability

Applicant Information

Are you admitted?*
Have you previously received the LAC Scholarship?*
Home Country Address (Non-US as listed on F-1)*

Application Term

Please select the term you are applying to receive the Latin American & Caribbean Scholarship.


By submitting this document, I certify that all information given in this application is complete and accurate. I understand that to make false statements in this application will result in denial of tuition support or invalidation of approved tuition support. Additionally I understand that the Latin American Caribbean Scholarship application may not be used in conjunction with either the In-State Tuition Support or Out-of-State Tuition Support.

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