Garcia Perseverance Scholarship

Scholarship Application

Applications are due Friday, March 5, 2021

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About the Garcia Perseverance Scholarship

Scholarship Applicant Must:

  • Intend to study full time at a state school in Florida
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Attend a public or private high school in Miami-Dade County
  • Experienced and overcome a hardship in his/her life

Value of Scholarship:

The value of the 4-year Scholarship is $4,000 over the course of 4 years. The scholarship is distributed in $1,000 installments per year for 4 years.  Scholarship 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
  • Submit a 300-500 word essay explaining a hardship that you have had to overcome, or how events and obstacles you have experienced have shaped you.