MDCPS Scholarship

Assistance to Educational Institutions through Scholarships

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Staying true to its missions and values, as well as the importance of education, MBF tries to provide resources for students at all levels of post secondary education. MBF has partnered with the Miami-Dade County Public School System in order to provide resources to high school seniors who have demonstrated a dedication to their academic careers.

The MBF MDCPS High School Scholarship provides resources for minority students who live in the City of Miami, demonstrate academic achievement and need, and will be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall.

MBF has awarded thirty (30) $1,000 scholarships in 2017. The scholarship application for the 2017-2018 school year has closed. Please check back in February of 2018 for our 2018-2019 scholarships.

The MBF Scholarship has deepened my aspirations for the personal and career goals that I have set for myself. Being a first-generation college student, a post-secondary institution’s lecture room of 500+ students was not where I visualized myself, due to my family’s numerous hardships. The MBF has eased those burdens with the financial aid and overall support system provided. This scholarship has served as the torch allowing me to create a path that will not only benefit me, but ultimately enhance the lives of others around me as well.

Chrisford Belizaire

MBF Scholarship Recipient, Miami Edison Senior High School graduate, attending University of Florida

MDCPS Scholarship Criteria

  1. Residents of the City of Miami (see map.)
  2. United States citizens or eligible non-citizens.
  3. Graduating public high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 unweighted cumulative GPA (out of a 4.0 scale).
  4. Planning to attend an accredited college, university or technical college.
  5. Complete the application.
  6. Secure a current high school transcript.
  7. Return all application materials together to CAP Advisor or Designee at their school by March 3, 2017. 

For further information on the high school scholarship, students may direct their questions to the CAP Advisor at their High School.

CAP Advisors with questions may contact Cara Sadira at: Cara@MiamiBaysideFoundation.org or 305-379-7070 ext. 204

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