Miramar Education Advisory Board Announces Scholarship for High School Seniors

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The City of Miramar Education Advisory Board (EAB) is pleased to announce that its 4th Annual Scholarship opens Friday, January 29, 2021.

Scholarships are essential in making college possible and graduation a reality, especially during these uncertain times. The City of Miramar EAB is one of few advisory boards to create a scholarship fund that offers resident-based scholarships to high school seniors in Broward County.

The EAB scholarship fund will award $1,000 scholarships to eligible City of Miramar high school seniors for educational expenses.

Miramar’s Director of Community Services, Katrina Davenport stated, “To date, we have awarded eight (8) scholarships totaling $7,500, and the Board is excited about providing such an opportunity to this year’s seniors.”

Students are encouraged to apply online at bit.ly/EABScholarshipApplication2021. The 2021 application period is from Friday, January 29, 2021, to Friday, April 16, 2021. To qualify, the applicant must:

  • Be a current City of Miramar resident
  • Be a current high school senior. (Applicants are not required to be enrolled in a City of Miramar high school, but they must reside in the City)
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Fully complete and submit the online application by 11:59 pm on Friday, April 16, 2021, by clicking on the application link.

The EAB Scholarship Fund is funded by donations and contributions from residents, local businesses, and the Board members. We are accepting donations and sponsors for the scholarship fund.

To donate online, visit bit.ly/EABScholarshipDonations.

 

Interested sponsors can email Ms. Teneshia Taylor at [email protected]. The collective participation of stakeholders supporting the scholarship fund’s mission proves that great things can be accomplished when we come together as a community.

 

The winner will be notified by Friday, April 23, 2021, and must attend the City’s Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the City of Miramar City Hall located at 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025. The EAB is proud to continue helping high school students in the City of Miramar to pursue their educational goals.

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