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International Student Scholarships 

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The following are scholarship opportunities offered to international students at Tallahassee Community College:

 Housing Scholarship


International students have the opportunity to apply for a housing scholarship for one academic year. Only F- visa students are eligible to apply. Apply Now.
For more information about the International Student Housing Scholarship please contact the International Student Services Office (850) 201 8258 or You can also contact our scholarship coordinator Angie Isaac at

 ISS Scholarship


​The ISS Scholarship is awarded every Fall and Spring semesters to international students enrolled full time who have been active members of ISO and/or who have actively volunteered their time at events sponsored by the ISS Office for at least one semester prior to the semester applying for this scholarship.
For the ISS Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria. Students must:

  1. Be pursuing a degree at TCC.  This excludes transients and non-degree seeking students.
  2. Be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of college level work at the time of application.
  3. Have been an active participant in the activities and functions of the International Student Services (ISS) Office or ISO on a regular basis for at least one semester prior to application.  MUST submit a log of these activities at the time of application.
  4. Have a distinguished academic record as indicated by a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 at the time of application.
  5. Must submit a one-page essay stating how helping and participating in events sponsored by the ISS Office or ISO has enriched your life as a student and as a person.

The funds for this scholarship are generated through fund-raising events; therefore, students planning on applying for this scholarship should be active participants in these events.  The amount of the scholarship has been set at $500.00.
This scholarship criterion is subject to review every year. The recipients will be chosen after careful consideration by the scholarship committee composed of the ISS international adviser and two other faculty members.


 Florida Linkage Institutes



​The Linkage Institutes have developed innovative programs to bring Florida business leaders into direct contact with educators who have expertise and close working relations in targeted countries. Equally important networks are formed when students from overseas return to their home countries, often to assume important professional and business positions, and take with them the friendships they cultivated in Florida. This type of personal connection to the world outside of Florida translates into immediate and long-term benefits to the state.
Being awarded a Linkage sponsorship allows selected international students to study at in-state tuition rates through the use of the Non-Resident Tuition Exemption Program. In order to be eligible, students must be enrolled in one of Florida’s state universities or community colleges and meet establish academic and state-legislated requirements.

Florida's Linkage Institutes


Florida—Brazil Institute
University of Florida (904) 392-9386
Miami-Dade Community College (395) 237-7443 ​
Florida—France Institute
University of South Florida (813) 974-4314
Florida State University (850) 644-7622
Miami-Dade Community College (305) 237-7443 ​
Florida—Canada Institute
University of Central Florida (407) 823-3647
Palm Beach Community College (407) 439-8009 ​
Florida—Israel Institute
Florida Atlantic University (305) 351-4150
Broward Community College (305) 351-4150 ​
Florida—Caribbean Institute
Florida International University (305) 348-2894
Daytona Beach Community College (904) 254-3091 ​
Florida—Japan Institute
University of South Florida (813)341-3251
University of West Florida (904)474-3363
St. Petersburg Community College (813)297-1026 ​
Florida—China Institute
University of South Florida (813) 974-6205
University of West Florida (904) 474-2665
Brevard Community College (407) 632-1111 ​
Florida—Mexico Institute
Florida International University (305) 348-2894
Polk Community College (813) 297-1026 ​
Florida—Costa Rica Institute
Florida State University (850) 644-7622
Valencia Community College (407)582-3403 ​
Florida—West Africa Institute
University of North Florida (904) 646-2600
Florida A&M University (904) 599-3562
Florida Community College at Jacksonville (904) 633-8319 ​
Florida—Eastern Europe Institute
University of Central Florida (407) 823-3647
Lake Sumter Community College (904) 365-3515 ​

Tuition Exemption Office
International Affairs Center
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave., CPR 107
Tampa, FL 33620-5550
Dr. Christine Probes
Phone: (813) 974-8081
Fax: (813) 974-8271

International Programs
Florida State University
282 Champions Way
(Fifth floor of the University Center Building A, office suite A5500)
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2420
Marianella Jost
Phone: (850) 644-7622
Fax: (850) 644-8817​
Contact Information

For more information contact International Services by phone (850) 201-8258 or e-mail

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon - Fri

Student Union, Room 242

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