Waiver for Recipients of Purple Heart or Superior Combat Decorations


Jul 17, 2013

About: Provides a tuition and fee waiver to recipients of the Purple Heart or other combat decoration superior in precedence if the recipient is enrolling in a Florida public community college or state university, and provided he or she meets specific criteria. This waiver is applicable for 110 percent of the number of required credit hours of the degree or certificate program for which the student is enrolled.
 
Eligibility:
  • Enrolled full-time, part-time, or summer-school student in an undergraduate program of study leading to a degree or certificate;
  • Currently, and was at the time of the military action that resulted in the awarding of the Purple Heart or other superior combat decoration, a resident of Florida; and
  • Submits to the state university or the community college or university Department of Defense Form 214 (DD-214), issued at the time of separation from service, as documentation that he or she has received a Purple Heart or other combat decoration superior in precedence.

Learn More: http://mpss.fscj.edu/news/new-out-of-state-tuition-rate-for-all-active-military-personnel-receiving

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