Ralph V. Moore Scholarship for Cavalier Excellence

Scholarship Application

Applications are due Friday, March 5, 2021

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About the Garcia Perseverance Scholarship

Named after the late Ralph V. Moore upon his retirement as Principal of Coral Gables Senior High School, this scholarship was established in his name at the Coral Gables Community Foundation for his years of service to the school and his community.

This scholarship is given annually to a graduating senior who has shown the most dedication to Coral Gables Senior High during their years of attendance. Academic achievement and financial need may be additional factors in the evaluation process.

Scholarship Applicant Must:

  • Exemplary service to school and community
  • Demonstrate all around excellence in academics, athletics and/or extra-curricular activities with a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Attended Coral Gables Senior High at least two years, including the senior year
  • Enroll as a full time undergraduate student in a post secondary community college, vocational technical school or state or private four year college or university and pursue any recognized course of study
  • Personal Statement of Financial Need

Value of Scholarship:

The value of the scholarship is $500-$1,000 for one year. 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
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Résumé of School and Community Activities
  • Personal Typed Statement explaining Financial Need
  • Submit a 200-500 word essay answering the following question: What would you like your legacy to be at CGHS?