Florida-Costa Rica Out-Of-State Tuition Exemption Program

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Amount
Awarded

$13,264

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 14, 2020

Monday
Awarded By:

Florida-Costa Rica Linkage Institute

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately 80 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international students.
  2. Must be a high school senior or current undergraduate/graduate student. Students pursuing vocational, non-degree and certificate programs of study are also eligible.
  3. Must be a Costa Rican citizen.
  4. Must attend a public college or university in the state of Florida.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Costa Rican citizens who are undergraduate or graduate students planning to attend a college or university in Florida are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Florida-Costa Rica Out-Of-State Tuition Exemption Program are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Copy of Costa Rican passport and Costa Rican ID
  • Personal statement
  • Confirmation of college or university acceptance
Additional Information: Students who are awarded a tuition exemption are required to return to their home country after their studies for a length of time equal to their exemption period. Selections will be made primarily on the academic merit of the student and in accordance with the institute's program priorities. Each applicant's file will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and only those applicants whose qualifications are deemed high enough by the selection committee and the co-director will be carried forward for further consideration. These qualifications include, but are not limited to, grade point average, quality of the statement of purpose, type of degree program, and demonstration of progress toward a degree with an intent to graduate.

Award Amount: This award pays the out-of-state tuition charged to students not from the state of Florida annually, non-renewable. Students must reapply each semester.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $13,264.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, December 14, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, December 14, 2020

Applications are available online from the Florida-Costa Rica Linkage Institute's website. Applications are considered for one semester at a time. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Students must submit the following: a completed application form, a copy of the letter confirming acceptance by the college or university or a letter of acceptance (if student is changing his/her college or university), statement of purpose (parts A and B), a sealed official transcript (unofficial transcripts that do not indicate current grade point average will not be accepted), and a copy of Costa Rican passport and Costa Rican ID. Applications will be considered incomplete if the applicant fails to include any of the above documentation. Any student whose file is still incomplete by the deadlines indicated will not be considered.
Contact: Gisela Fisher
Address: Florida-Costa Rica Linkage Institute 282 Champions Way, Suite A5500 Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2420

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