The City of Miami, Venture Miami, and The Miami Foundation Partner with UM, FIU, FMU, and MDC to Offer Need-Based Scholarships

The City of Miami, Venture Miami, and The Miami Foundation Partner with UM, FIU, FMU, and MDC to Offer Scholarships

 

The Venture Miami Scholarship Fund provides tuition support to provide gap funding for at-need City residents who have been accepted into STEM or defined demand occupation programs at participating colleges and universities, which currently include Florida International University, Florida Memorial University, Miami-Dade College, and the University of Miami.

 

Applications are now open! Click here to learn more.

ELIGIBILITY

The program will activate for the Spring Semester of the 2022-2023 academic year for students who meet the following requirements:   

  • City of Miami resident for 3-consecutive years at the time of application
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • High school senior or recent graduate within the last 4 years at the time of application
  • Pell Grant recipients determined by the Florida Student Aid FAFSA guidelines OR have a household income less than 80% of the AMI for the City of Miami if attending Miami Dade College.
  • Accepted into a bachelor’s degree program in a defined science, technology, engineering, and math (“STEM”) or a defined high-wage/demand occupation, currently nursing.

APPLY

Applications are now open for the Spring 2023 semester. Click here to download the program guidelines and click here to apply.

 

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GIVE

We invite interested funders to join this all-important effort to support educational attainment for City of Miami residents. Click here to Give Now or contact Lindsey Linzer at LLinzer@miamifoundation.org.

CONNECT

Questions? Please contact The Miami Foundation at scholarships@miamifoundation.org. Please put your name, school, and Venture Miami Scholarship in the subject line. 

ADVISORS

This fund is guided by a group of distinguished advisors who are helping to design the strategy for this scholarship opportunity.  Meet the Advisory Council here! 

FOUNDERS

The Venture Miami Scholarship Program is made possible from a generous allocation from the City of Miami as well as nearly $4 million in matching dollars collectively provided by Miami Dade College, Florida International University, Florida Memorial University, and the University of Miami over the first two years of the program.  The Miami Foundation is responsible for managing all facets of the scholarship’s funding and execution.     

Logo: Kenneth C. Griffin

DONOR PARTNERS

The Miami Foundation