MBF/Commissioner Willy Gort Scholarship

Assistance to Educational Institutions through Scholarships

 

MBF/Commissioner Willy Gort Scholarship

The MBF Commissioner Willy Gort Scholarship Program application is available. The MBF Commissioner Gort Scholarship covers tuition, fees, mandatory course materials and books, and up to $500 stipend per trimester. To apply, you must apply online or download the application form and fill it out. Once complete, the application form must be sent via mail or email to the contact below. There is no deadline and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

For questions about the MBF Commissioner Willy Gort Scholarship, please contact Alan Alvarez by emailing alan@mbf.miami or calling (786) 703-5764.

Criteria for the MBF/Commissioner Willy Gort Scholarship

  1. Residents of District 1 in the City of Miami. Click here for a map of the district (in yellow).
  2. United States citizens or permanent residents.
  3. Planning to attend or attending George T. Baker Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College, or Miami Dade College.
  4. Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) unless enrolling in a certificate program below 450 hours that do not qualify for Financial Aid and the Federal Pell Grant and/or applicants without High School Diploma or GED.
  5. Have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Must achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA for each term of program enrollment.

I can’t even begin to express my gratitude towards the Foundation and Commissioner Gort. You are helping me fulfill my dreams!  Nothing that I have done so far would be possible if it weren’t for the support of the MBF/Willy Gort Scholarship. I’m so, appreciative. My gratitude towards Miami Bayside Foundation is infinite!

Saily Martinez Perez, RN

MBF/Commissioner Gort Scholar , Miami Dade College

“I would like to thank the Miami Bayside Foundation and Commissioner Gort for making my own aspirations a possibility through these scholarships, which help to support my educational pursuits. I first learned about this scholarship through my guidance counselor at iPrep, and I think every Miami-Dade student should take advantage of these wonderful opportunities!”

Heidi Perez-Moreno

Monday, July 6th, 2020 at 7:20pm
Congratulations to MBF #LoanRecipient @GroovinBean1 for their feature in @MiamiHerald's article, "‘Black people drink coladas.’ How this restaurant brought coffee culture to Overtown." Read more at https://t.co/tQGYxwNsEo?.
Monday, May 11th, 2020 at 6:39pm
Pivoting due to coronavirus conditions, MBF #LoanRecipients
@copperdoorbnb
has reopened their hotel as a restaurant. To read more, visit https://t.co/lVJLFyy68M.
Friday, May 8th, 2020 at 4:00am
Congratulations to MBF #LoanRecipient @ThynkGlobal for being featured in the South Florida Business Journal: "New coworking space set to open in Miami". Read the article at https://t.co/039dHWjAZ5.
Thursday, May 7th, 2020 at 5:22pm
MBF is proud to announce our 2020 M-DCPS Scholarship recipients! Congratulations to these exceptional City of Miami students. Thank you to the hardworking teachers, CAP advisors, parents, and mentors who continue to guide these students towards their college goals. #MDCPSGrad https://t.co/zExnWketAv

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