Academic Scholarships and Grants
Cost & Financial Aid
Like money in the bank.
Remember, your application for admission for full-time undergraduate study at the Melbourne campus is your application for most of the Florida Tech merit scholarships and grants listed below. When an additional form is required, you'll find a link to it.
*Available to both domestic and international students. All other sources of aid are available to domestic students only.
|Florida Tech Scholarships|
All applicants will be considered for scholarships and financial aid. Merit based academic scholarship awards are based on high school academic performance and are determined at the time of admission. These scholarships may award up to 50% of tuition annually, regardless of financial need.
Graduation from select high schools and participation in certain extracurricular programs guarantees a minimum academic scholarship award offer. If you are eligible for a merit scholarship or more than one of the following awards, you will be offered the highest scholarship only. These scholarships are mutually exclusive; you cannot receive more than one.
NCSSSMST high school graduates are guaranteed a minimum of $21,000 per year Panther Fund Scholarship if they are admitted and enroll full-time. Students must meet the minimum merit scholarship requirements and have a complete admission application on file by Feb. 1.
Current members of an official high school FIRST Robotics team will be awarded a minimum of $14,000 Panther Fund Scholarship per year if they are admitted and enroll full-time. Students must meet the minimum merit scholarship requirements, submit a letter from their FIRST team adviser verifying participation during the year of application, and have a complete admission application on file by Feb. 1.
Current members of an official high school VEX Robotics team will be awarded a minimum of $14,000 Panther Fund Scholarship per year if they are admitted and enroll full-time. Students must meet the minimum merit scholarship requirements, submit a letter from their VEX team adviser verifying participation during the year of application, and have a complete admission application on file by Feb. 1.
Scouting - Eagle Scout and Girl Scout Gold Award
Any new first-year student or transfer student who has either earned the rank of Eagle Scout or achieved the Girl Scout Gold Award, and is accepted as a full-time undergraduate at Florida Tech’s Melbourne Campus is guaranteed a minimum Panther Fund Scholarship of $14,000. Students must meet the minimum merit scholarship requirements and have a complete admission application on file by Feb. 1.
Florida Tech Athletic Scholarships are awarded by individual coaches through the athletics department. Florida Tech offers scholarships in men's baseball, basketball, cross country, football, lacrosse, golf, swimming, tennis, track & field, rowing and soccer and in women's basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, rowing and volleyball.
Panther Fund Transfer Scholarship
Up to $8,000 per year if the student’s cumulative GPA is 3.0 or higher and the student has completed 30 transferable semester hours at one or more other accredited institutions. This scholarship is mutually exclusive and cannot be combined with the Florida Tech Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.
Florida Tech Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Up to $13,500 per year if the student applies and is admitted to Florida Tech and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership must be submitted at time of application. This scholarship is mutually exclusive and cannot be combined with the Florida Tech Transfer Scholarship.
The first “full-ride” scholarship ever offered at the university, this program is a full four-year scholarship to be awarded annually to a Florida resident and high school graduate from the top 5% of their class. It covers all tuition and university fees, a room in Harris Village’s Farmer Hall and the regular university meal plan. Qualified applicants will exhibit exceptional academic achievement, have outstanding personal character (as determined through references) and proven leadership qualities. Financial need, while considered, is not a requirement.
|Florida Tech Grants|
Sons and daughters of Florida Tech alumni, enrolling in a full-time undergraduate program at Florida Tech, are eligible for a $2,500 grant. This award is renewable for up to four years. This award is given in addition to any merit scholarship earned by the student.
Keep it in the Family Grant
Sisters and brothers of students who are currently enrolled simultaneously as full-time undergraduates at Florida Tech are eligible for a $2,500 grant. This grant is renewable for up to four years. This grant is given in addition to any merit scholarship earned by the student. Both students, enrolled at the same time, will receive this grant.
Have a graduate of Florida Tech submit the Alumni Endorsement Grant Form on your behalf and you can earn a $1,000 grant, renewable annually for up to four years as long as you are enrolled full-time on the Melbourne campus. The form must be received prior to the student's initial enrollment term. A student may receive only one Alumni Endorsement Grant. Current employees of Florida Tech are not eligible to endorse prospective students.
Army ROTC Scholarship winners also receive a university grant for room and board during the term of their ROTC scholarship at Florida Tech. These scholarships are available to freshmen and transfer students.
|Additional Sources of Aid|
Depending on your circumstances, you may also be eligible for:
- Florida State Aid - If you're a qualified Florida resident.
- Veterans Benefits - If you're a qualified veteran or eligible family member.
- Tuition Exchange Program - If one of your parents works at a Tuition Exchange college or university.