Coral Gables Community Foundation 4-Year Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application

Applications are due Monday, March 9, 2020

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About the Four-Year Scholarship

Established by the Coral Gables Community Foundation Board of Directors in 2015, this 4-year scholarship is given annually to 4 students who have demonstrated overall academic achievement and dedication to service within the school and in his/her community. The Foundation also considers applicants’ financial need and personal experiences.

Scholarship Applicant Must:

  • Overall minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Attends Coral Gables Senior High School and has for at least two years
  • Plans to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in post secondary community college, vocational, technical school or state or private four-year college or university
  •  Possess a financial need


Value of Scholarship:

The value of the 4-year Scholarship is $10,000 over the course of 4 years. The scholarship is distributed in $2,500 installments per year for 4 years. Checks are sent directly from the Coral Gables Community Foundation to the bursar’s office of the recipient’s college or university.

Application Requirements:

  • Completed application
  • Official Transcript
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • At least one Letter of Recommendation
  • Résumé of School and Community Activities
  • Personal Typed Statement explaining Financial Need
  • Essay: Have there been obstacles you have overcome or events you have experienced that have helped define who you are or what you want, which you would like the Scholarship Committee to be aware of when reviewing your application? (700 word maximum)