2022 Miami-Dade County Scholarships

Miami-Dade County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 15% of Miami-Dade County residents in Florida over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 45% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.

It’s clear that Miami-Dade County residents in Florida will continue to need help paying for college. 69,150 men and 67,065 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 66,814 men 88,858 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Miami-Dade County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Miami-Dade County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Miami-Dade County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Miami-Dade County residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Miami-Dade County residents?

There are 640 scholarships totaling $3,175,206.00 available to Miami-Dade County residents. You can easily browse through all 640 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Miami-Dade County?

640 scholarships worth $3,175,206.00 are available for college students in Miami-Dade County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Miami-Dade County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Miami-Dade for more options.

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Miami-Dade County?

640 scholarships totaling $3,175,206.00 are available for high school seniors in Miami-Dade County. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of Miami-Dade County to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Miami-Dade County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Miami-Dade County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.

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Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Applicant must not be a Florida resident.
Deadline:
March 1
$3,500.00
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Minority Academically Talented Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Applicant must be a minority student. Selection is based upon high school course work, weighted GPA, and SAT I or ACT scores.
Deadline:
March 15
$3,000.00
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Admissions Academic Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Selection is based upon secondary school course work, weighted GPA, and SAT I or ACT scores.
Deadline:
March 1
$1,500.00
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Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship
Sponsor:
Florida Department of Education
Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen who is a Florida resident and a full-time student. Applicant must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made. Financial need is required....
Deadline:
April 1
$3,000.00
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Rosewood Family Scholarship
Sponsor:
Florida Department of Education
Applicant must be a direct descendant of Rosewood families affected by the incidents of January 1923. Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Application is required for verification. Applicant must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay...
Deadline:
April 1
$4,000.00
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International Women's Fishing Association Scholarship
Sponsor:
International Women's Fishing Association Scholarship Trust
Applicant must be a graduate student majoring in marine science at an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States.
Deadline:
March 1
$2,000.00
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Student Government Walter Komanski Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Applicant must be a full-time, undergraduate or graduate student, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be active on campus and demonstrate leadership roles in school or community.
Deadline:
February 16
$1,500.00
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National Merit Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Selection is based upon academic achievement and standardized test scores.
Deadline:
March 1
$14,000.00
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NPPF Still Scholarship
Sponsor:
National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
Applicant must have completed one year at a recognized four-year college or university having courses in photojournalism, and must be continuing in a program leading to a bachelor's degree. Applicant must have a minimum of one-half year of undergraduate schooling reamaining at time of award. Award is aimed at an applicant...
Deadline:
March 1
$1,000.00
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Bob East Scholarship
Sponsor:
National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
Applicant must be an undergraduate in the first 3-1/2 years of college or plan to pursue postgraduate work and provide proof of acceptance to the program. Applicant must submit a portfolio of at least five single images and a picture story. Recipient chosen primarily on quality of portfolio.
Deadline:
January 3
$1,000.00
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Donald and Shirley Hastings Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Welding Society Foundation, Inc.
Applicant must be majoring in a welding engineering discipline and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference given to applicants residing or attending school in Iowa, Ohio, or California. Financial need required.
Deadline:
February 15
$2,500.00
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AWSEF Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Water Ski Educational Foundation (AWSEF)
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a current USA Water Ski member. Applicant must be a sophomore belonging to a 2 to 4 year accredited college. Selection is based upon academic qualifications, leadership, extracurricular involvement, recommendations, and financial need. Applicant must submit a 500 word essay.
Deadline:
April 1
$1,500.00
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National Merit Scholar Award
Sponsor:
Florida Atlantic University
Applicant must be a National Merit scholar.
Deadline:
January 15
$7,500.00
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