MBF/Miami Produce Center Scholarship
The Miami Bayside Foundation’s scholarship programs help students gain access to higher education.
Increasing young people’s educational attainment is a critical factor for Miami’s growth. Scholarships are awarded based on various criteria, including financial need and civic and academic achievement.
The Miami Produce Center established the MBF/Miami Produce Center Scholarship program to recognize and help students of the Allapattah neighborhood in the City of Miami. This scholarship program covers tuition and up to $500 stipend per trimester.
Application process: you must apply online or download the application form and fill it out. Students are encouraged to apply prior to the start of the semester; however, there is no deadline, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
To learn more about other scholarship opportunities available through MBF, visit our Scholarship page.
CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must be:
1. Residents of Allapattah neighborhood in the City of Miami. (Click Here to View Map)
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. Continuing/already enrolled students at the three colleges must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 to qualify. Once accepted, you must achieve a 2.5 GPA each term to remain in the program.
4. All applicants must 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.
About the Miami Produce Center
Located in the center of the industrial district of Allapattah, Miami Produce Center creates a new destination for the city while retaining the neighborhood’s industrial character. The site will be activated by urban farming, restaurants, storefronts, co-working offices, co-living apartments, and educational programming.
ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROGRAM
The scholarship is independently managed by the Miami Bayside Foundation (MBF) who receives, processes, and evaluates applications. All information and academic records submitted in the application process are kept in strict confidence and retained by MBF.
For additional information and questions, please contact Alan Alvarez, firstname.lastname@example.org