Scholarships available to college students

The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department and Community Advisory Committees are offering 16 scholarships to students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 16-25 years of age; a senior in high school or have obtained a high school diploma/GED; and currently enrolled in college or planning to enroll in the Fall 2021.

  • Must reside in one of the following target areas: Allapattah, Brownsville, Coconut Grove, Culmer/Overtown, Edison/Little River, Florida City, Goulds, Hialeah, Liberty City, Little Havana, Naranja, Opa-Locka, Perrine, South Beach, South Miami or Wynwood.

  • Family income must fall within the 200 percent Poverty Guidelines of the Community Services Block Grant mandated requirements.

  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

  • Submit a complete application packet.
  • Download application in EnglishSpanish or Creole
  • Submit completed application packet, which must be hand-delivered, postmarked or emailed by May 28.

  • Mail or deliver package to:

Community Action and Human Services Department
Scholarship Program
Alton V. Sears, Special Projects Administrator
701 NW 1st Court, 10th Floor
Miami, FL 33136

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