Caribbean and Latin America

Scholarship deadlines and requirements for students from the Caribbean and Latin America.

Latin American and Caribbean Scholarship Program

Deadlines

To allow for possible delays in mail and processing, please do your best to complete your admission application file by these dates:

Fall 2017 class consideration (freshmen and transfers) — April 1, 2017

Fall 2017 Class (Freshman and Transfer Admission)
All application materials due for scholarship eligibility: Until the class is closed.
Deadline to accept admission offer: May 1, 2017

All required application materials (including any required transcript evaluations and translations, official transcripts, exam scores, and the recommendation) must be received by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid on or before the deadline.

Mail postmarked by the appropriate date will meet the deadline so long as the mail is received by 5 p.m. the following business day.

These are eligibility criteria for the LAC Scholarship Program:

  • All of your required admission materials are on file by the posted deadline
  • You are admitted to New College for that class.
  • You are a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident Alien, or eligible noncitizen.
  • You submit your $200 enrollment deposit by the posted deadline.

Scholarship funding amounts are tied to residency for tuition purposes. (For example, a student who is a Florida resident for tuition purposes will not be eligible for assignment of the Presidential Scholarship for out-of-state students.) For more info on tuition and residency, please contact Sharon Alcock at salcock@ncf.edu or 941-487-4427.

Latin American/Caribbean Scholarship Program

Scholarship Value: over $20,000 per year (over $80,000 over four years)

The value of this renewable “LAC” scholarship package is $1,000 plus the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. The Dean of Enrollment Services will assign this scholarship to out-of-state U.S. citizens and U.S. Permanent Resident Aliens who reside in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, and international students who are residents of Latin America and the Caribbean entering on an eligible visa to study at New College.

The LAC Scholarship Program replaces all other institutional scholarships.

Countries and Territories for the Latin American/Caribbean Scholarship Program

U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Resident Aliens residing in the following:

Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islands

Out-of-state resident citizens of the following:

Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Cayman Islands
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Curacao
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Falkland Islands
French Guiana
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Martinique
Mexico
Montserrat
Netherlands Antilles
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Martin
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
Uruguay
Venezuela