ECEDHA Annual Meeting. Plenary Panel Session: "International Strategies - What are They Doing in Europe, Asia, and The Americas? Session Organizer and Moderator: Ken Jenkins, Pennsylvania State University. 3/19/2007. Victor DeBrunner, Professor and Chair,
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ECEDHA Annual Meeting
Plenary Panel Session: "International Strategies - What are They Doing in Europe, Asia, and The Americas?
Session Organizer and Moderator: Ken Jenkins, Pennsylvania State University
Victor DeBrunner, Professor and Chair,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
Pursuant to Florida Statute 1009.21, graduate students who are citizens from Latin America and Caribbean (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) who have been awarded a non-duty scholarship, from the U.S. federal government or the State of Florida government, of a minimum of $500 per academic year (fall and spring semesters) may be eligible to be designated as Latin American Caribbean Scholarship recipients. FSU Foundation funds may NOT be used for a Latin American Caribbean (LAC) Scholarship. A Latin American – Caribbean Scholarship recipient will be classified a Florida resident for tuition purposes only. LAC Scholarship recipients must be awarded an additional $500 scholarship in order to retain Florida resident status for the summer terms. Students who, for any reason, lose their LAC scholarship status will revert to out-of-state tuition classification.
Citizens from the following countries are eligible: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao & Bonaire, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Granada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turk & Caicos Islands, Uruguay, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Venezuela.
LAC Scholarship recipients must be registered graduate students in good academic standing at The Florida State University or a prospective graduate student who has been admitted to the university. Each awarding unit may set additional criteria for new and renewal scholarships. Full time enrollment status hours per semester for graduate students) must be maintained. Under-enrollment must be approved the academic dean and meet immigration requirements. Note: Graduate or research assistantships do not fulfill the definition of scholarship. Recipients who change majors graduate and begin a second degree program must reapply for the LAC scholarship.
LAC Scholarships may be granted for the student’s full academic program ($500 minimum per academic year; $500 minimum for the summer terms). If a LAC recipient withdraws from the university, scholarship is cancelled.
To receive the LAC Scholarship status, the qualified student must obtain a memo from the student’s academic dean, written to the University Registrar, indicating the student is from Latin America or Caribbean (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), receiving a minimum scholarship of $500 per academic year, and noting that the student is eligible for classification as a Florida resident for tuition purposes only. This memo should be copied to the Office of Graduate Admissions, the Dean of Graduate Studies, the International Center, the Office of Financial Aid and the Office of the Registrar.
For more information, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 850.644.3500, the International Center at 850.644.1702, the Office of Graduate Admissions at 850.644.3420, or the Office of Registrar at 850.644.1050.
Florida Statute 1009.21 can be viewed at: