Florida-Caribbean Institute (FCI)
The Florida-Caribbean Institute (FCI) is a linkage institute founded by the Florida legislature to promote and expand commercial, cultural, and educational linkages between Florida and the Caribbean. FCI is housed at the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) located at FIU. FCI provides out-of-state tuition waivers to eligible students by waiving the out-of-state tuition.IMPORTANT 2023 Update: Please do not submit your applications by mail. Applications and all supporting documents listed below must be submitted electronically as PDFs to Apply_LACC@fiu.edu by June 1, 2023.
Electronic Submission Instructions:
- All documents should be attached as PDFs
- Enter "FCI Waiver Application" in subject line
- Official transcripts should be sent electronically to Apply_LACC@fiu.edu Attn: Kevin Calcagno. Please be sure Spring 2023 grades are in transcripts before sending application. FIU students can send unofficial transcripts
- Explanation for any missing documents should be included in the body of the email and include the following:
+ Name of missing document(s)
+ Reason missing
+ Estimated submission date
A limited number of waivers are available. Application deadline for the 2023-2024 Academic Year is June 1, 2023. We will begin to receive applications in May 1, 2023. Please read below for application link and required documents list.