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Apply for a free scholarship

The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) and Community Advisory Committees (CAC) are offering 16 scholarships to students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 16-25 years of age; a senior in high school or have obtained a high school diploma/GED; and currently enrolled in college or planning to enroll in the Fall 2018.

  • Must reside in one of the following target areas: Allapattah, Brownsville, Coconut Grove, Culmer/Overtown, Edison/Little River, Florida City, Goulds, Hialeah, Liberty City, Little Havana, Naranja, Opa-Locka, Perrine, South Beach, South Miami or Wynwood.

  • Family income must fall within the 125% Poverty Guidelines of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) mandated requirements. Have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

  • Submit a complete application packet.

Applications must be hand delivered or postmarked by April 30, 2018.

For more information, call Claudette McLean at 786-469-4746 or email

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