Give Kids A Chance

Need-Based Scholarship Fund for High School Seniors

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Give Kids A Chance is offering scholarship grants in the amount of $1,250 to high school seniors planning to attend college. To be eligible for a scholarship, you must have the following criteria:

  Be a graduating senior from a public high school.
•  Be a Florida resident.
•  Have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
  Demonstrate financial need. Eligible students must have a family income that is less than 60% of the median family                       income of the area in which they reside.
  Demonstrate an interest in pursuing higher education.
•  Show involvement in school or community activities.
•  Two (2) letters of recommendation from teachers or other community representatives.


Award recipients are invited to re-apply each year they remain in college. As long as the following criteria is met:


  Maintain a minimum of a 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale.)

•  Have been in college no more than four years.


Key Dates:


Application Deadline: April 30, 2022 - Last day for applications to be submitted for review (post dated no later than April 30, 2022).

Notification: May 30, 2022 (approximately) - The Miami Foundation will mail award notifications to the student and high school to make arrangements for the issuance of your award.

Award sent to recipient: August 20th, 2022 (approximately) - Sent to recipient (payable jointly to school and recipient.)

To Apply:

Download the application here to mail back OR complete the application online here through The Miami Foundation's portal.

Note: Please only apply once either by submitting the application via mail or submitting online through The Miami Foundation's portal. If completed online, please be sure to select the "Give Kids a Chance Scholarship" from the portal.

Thank You and Good Luck!