MDC’s Last Mile Completion Scholarship Supports Returning Students Working on First Associate Degree

Registration is open for the next fall miniterm starting Oct. 25

 Miami, Oct. 19, 2021 – Students who left Miami Dade College (MDC) with 13 or fewer credits hours remaining to complete their first associate degree can take advantage of the Last Mile Completion Scholarship (LMC), which covers in-state tuition of 13 credits or less to help students get to graduation day. Registration is open for MDC’s remaining fall miniterm, which begins Oct. 25.

The Last Mile Completion Scholarship pays for 13 credits or less and is not disbursable in cash. Students are responsible for tuition and fees that exceed the in-state tuition of 13 credits. Funds will be applied at the in-state tuition rate after all other resources available to cover tuition and fees have been utilized. High-Cost special fees such as the ones for the Physician Assistant, Aviation or Culinary Arts programs are not covered.

To qualify, students must meet the following requirements:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher at MDC
  • Be within 13 credit hours of a first degree at MDC
  • Enrolled at MDC within the past eight years
  • Completed the 2021-22 the Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA)
  • Complete required courses in three consecutive terms or less

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For more information about the Last Mile Completion Scholarship, please contact Information Center at 305-237-8888 or book a virtual appointment here.

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