FKCC’s Associate in Arts Game Changer Scholar Program provides eligible students with an opportunity to complete an Associate in Arts degree in two years, debt-free, using a cohort model, prescriptive program of study, and enhanced academic support services. Game Changer Scholars will take classes full-time as part of a cohort learning community.  In addition to enjoying the benefits of small classes with hands-on instructors, students will receive regular guidance and encouragement from their Student Success Coach. Beyond the classroom, the Game Changer Scholar program encompasses a full collegiate experience including participation in extracurricular clubs, volunteer activities, and events.

In only two years, students will be set to graduate with a college degree… an achievement that can truly change the game for themselves, their families, and the community!

Graduate holding diplomaWho is eligible?

  • Graduates of Key West High School, Marathon High School, or Coral Shores High School enrolling in the Game Changer program during the fall semester immediately following graduation
  • Must be eligible for full Pell Grant (Federal Financial Aid)

What are the requirements?

  • Must qualify as a Florida Resident for tuition purposes.
  • Maintain full-time and continuous enrollment in the Game Changer Scholar Program (Students are permitted to enroll in developmental courses, if needed.)
  • Must complete the AA in 2 years
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA
  • Must join at least one College club
  • Must meet with an advisor each semester
  • Must meet weekly with a Success Coach
  • Must participate in Student Success programming/services
  • Complete at least eight (8) hours of volunteer work each semester

How do I apply?

Step 1: Apply to FKCC- Click here
Step 2: Apply to the Associate in Arts Game Changer Scholar Program

Click here to download the Game Changer Scholar Application form.

Applications for the Game Changer Scholar Program will be available each November.  Completed application packages are due by March of an applicant’s senior year of high school.  Students interested in the Associate in Arts Game Changer Scholar Program should speak with a Counselor at their high school. Additionally, students as well as their parents/guardians are welcome to contact the College directly for more information.  Please contact FKCC’s Office of Student Success Services at gamechanger@fkcc.edu or 305-809-3164.