Under Florida statute, section 1009.21 (10)(e), students from Latin America and the Caribbean who receive scholarships from the state or federal government can qualify as Florida residents for tuition purposes. Students who are enrolled in or applying to the Master of Arts in Latin American Studies (MALAS) and the Master of Sustainable Development Practice (MDP) programs can apply for Latin American-Caribbean (LAC) scholarships of $500 per semester, making them eligible for "in-state" tuition status.

MALAS Student Contact:

Po Echeguren
Academic Assistant III
Center for Latin American Studies
316 Grinter Hall
PO Box 115530
Gainesville, FL 32611-5530
Phone: 352-273-4709
Fax: 352-392-7682 
E-mail: secheguren@latam.ufl.edu 

MDP students should contact:

Andy Noss
Program Coordinator
UF Center for African Studies
470 Grinter Hall
PO Box 115560
Gainesville, FL 32611-5560
Tel: (352) 392-3293
Fax: (352) 392-2435
E-mail: anoss@ufl.edu