Admission Information for International Students

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Academic Scholarships and Grants

Merit-based International Student Scholarships

International student scholarship applications received on or before January 15 for will receive priority consideration. Academic scholarships are available through the Office of Admission. Scholarships are awarded to students with very strong secondary school grades Scholarships may be available to qualified students regardless of country of citizenship. Scholarships range from $12,000 to 50% of tuition per year and are awarded automatically at the time of admission. No additional scholarship application is needed. These scholarships are only awarded to students with no prior community college or university course work.

Those students having attended, or who are currently attending, a community college or university may be eligible for a Transfer Scholarship ranging from $8,000 to $13,500 per year and are awarded automatically. If the student attends a community college in the United States and has earned a membership to the community college honor society Phi Theta Kappa, they can combine an additional award with their transfer scholarship for a total of $12,500 per year.

Athletic Scholarships

Florida Tech competes at the NCAA Division II level with scholarships available in the following sports:

  • Baseball, basketball, rowing, cross country, golf, soccer and tennis.
  • Basketball, rowing, cross country, golf, softball, tennis, soccer and volleyball.

Students interested in pursuing international student athletic scholarships must have significant athletic accomplishments in their country to be competitive. For further information, contact the specific coach for your sport. Coach contact information can be found on the Florida Tech Athletics website.

International Student Finances

The university strictly conforms to U.S. immigration laws concerning international students. Upon acceptance, you must provide certified evidence that you have adequate funds to meet all your expenses during the first year of college. In addition, U.S. Immigration requires this information to be on your I-20 form (the form we send you to give to the U.S. Consulate in your country to secure a student visa). It is important for you to know that tuition and fees must be paid prior to the beginning of each semester. Also, even though you are only required to show proof of financial support for the first year, you are expected to have planned funding for the duration of your course of study.