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

“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

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.

Step 1 of 5

20%
  • APPLICANT DATA

  • You must reside in the following zip codes within District 1 in the City of Miami: 33126, 33125, 33142, 33136, or 33127.
Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at 2:29am
MBF #SmallBizTips: The internet of things (IoT) is a network of connected devices and sensors such as digital assistants (Alexa and Google Home). Here are five ways small businesses can leverage the power of this technology. https://t.co/8wbDrsjfkt
Friday, March 22nd, 2019 at 12:00am
@FLMemorialUniv's interim president Jaffus Hardrick is planning expansions for the university including tripling the school's enrollment, adding new programs, bringing in more transfers, creating summer programs students, and more. https://t.co/5PgiT120um
https://t.co/MnW963pWHG
Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 12:00am
MBF #SmallBizTips: Business credit cards offer a way to finance purchases while also helping businesses build a credit history. However, before applying for a business credit card, know that there are differences between business and personal credit cards. https://t.co/4Z98WPJOPk
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 3:55am
MBF's Small Business Training for Spring 2019 started on March 7th! Thank you to our sponsors @NoMiNews, @miamiandbeaches, @facebook, and @FLDEO. To learn more, visit https://t.co/8GbL7ZdUWk. https://t.co/EY5UCoplW1
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 3:29am
With the Circle of Brotherhood and The Hunger 9 on their tenth day of a hunger strike meant to bring awareness to gun violence in #OurCounty. https://t.co/LYEQmlhTPw

Make a Donation

By contributing to MBF you have an opportunity to impact job creation, encourage economic development and improve the future of Miami.