MBF/Commissioner Willy Gort Scholarship

Assistance to Educational Institutions through Scholarships

 

MBF/Commissioner Willy Gort Scholarship

The 2018-2019 scholarship application is available. The MBF Commissioner Gort Scholarship covers tuition, fees, mandatory course materials and books, and a $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.

Applications can be submitted via mail or email to:

Education Department
Miami Bayside Foundation
25 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 240
Miami, FL 33131

info@miamibaysidefoundation.org
(786) 703-5764

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

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 D.A. Dorsey Technical College, George T. Baker Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College, or Miami Dade College (see list of approved programs on the application).
  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.

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  • You must reside in the following zip codes within District 1 in the City of Miami: 33126, 33125, 33142, 33136, or 33127.
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