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MAY 2018

The HACU Scholarship Program
  • Deadline: May 25, 2018
  • Website: View Information
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description:

    The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of eighteen institutions. Because of HACU’s exemplary leadership on behalf of the nation’s youngest and fastest-growing population, the Association rapidly grew in numbers and national impact.

The Francisco Foundation Scholarship
  • Deadline: May 30, 2018
  • Document: View Document
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500
  • Description:

    The scholarship was created in honor of Rogelio “Francisco” Gonzalez Corzo who was executed by Fidel Castro’s government in 1961 when he was 28-years old for attempts to subvert the dictatorship. He was the head of the underground anti-Castro resistance effort called “Movement to Recover the Revolution.” The application period is open until Wednesday, May 30th. One scholarship will be awarded to a first year student in the amount of $2,500.

Awards

  • Board of Trustees Award
    Awarded to students who are graduating with an A.A. and planning on transferring to a four-year university.
  • Bright Futures
    A lottery-funded scholarship program that rewards students for their academic achievement.
  • American Dream
    An MDC award that covers the in-state portion of tuition for two years of courses for all Miami Dade high school graduates who qualify.

ONGOING

UNCF Scholarships
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Website: View Information
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: Welcome to the UNCF scholarships, programs, internships, and fellowships website. UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process. As many of the UNCF scholarships require that the scholarship recipient applies for Federal Student Aid, it is recommended that applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Miami Bayside Foundation/Commissioner Willy Gort Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Document: View Document
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The scholarship is independently managed by the Miami Bayside Foundation (MBF) who receives processes, and evaluates applications. All information and academic records submitted in the application process are kept in strict confidence and retained by the Miami Bayside Foundation.
Walmart Associate Scholarships
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Website: View Information
  • Scholarship Amount: Varies
  • Description: The Walmart Foundation offers scholarship programs that benefit qualified Walmart associates and their high school senior dependents.
Publix Tuition Reimbursement
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Website: View Information
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $3,200 per year; 4 year maximum
  • Description: Our tuition reimbursement program not only covers traditional graduate and undergraduate degree-seeking students in appropriate areas of study, it also covers some individual courses, online programs, and technical training. Publix does not limit participation to full-time associates. Any associate with six months of continuous service who works an average of 10 hours a week is eligible to participate with his or her manager's approval.
Braman Family Completion Scholarship
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Document: View Document
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Southern Scholarship Foundation