2019-2020 Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship

2019-2020 Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship

The Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship is a competitive award granted to qualified minority students at Florida International University, who are Florida residents on the basis of financial need. Through this program, recipients may receive awards of $1,600 ($800 per Fall and Spring) for year-long, full-time study.

Eligibility Requirements:
To qualify to receive this scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:

1. Have been accepted as a degree seeking junior student at Florida International University;
2. Have earned an A.A. or A.S. degree from an accredited Community College between Jan - Aug 2019;
3. Begin your matriculation at FIU in Fall 2019

Fellowship Requirements:
Recipients of the Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship must reapply annually and are required to:
1. Attend a yearly scholarship orientation.
2. Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA in all post-secondary credits.
3. Notify the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) (formerly Equal Opportunity and Diversity) of any change in name, address, graduate program, or school.

Application Requirements:
To be considered for the Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship, new applicants should submit the completed application along with the following supporting documents by 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2019:

1. One page, double spaced in Times New Roman personal statement expressing career objectives, achievements, and activities
2. Letter of acceptance
3. Unofficial current transcript from community college indicating degree conferred before award is dispersed
    Please note unofficial transcripts must be uploaded below. Official transcripts must be mailed to IDEA only if you   are awarded the scholarship.
4. Obtain two letters of recommendation from college professors or college advisors addressing your academic     success and potential.

If you have any questions regarding this program, contact the IDEA at eopd@fiu.edu (305) 348-2785. Submit your complete application packet on or before 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be considered.