Volume 2, Number 12 - March 07, 2012

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Miami-Dade Community Action Scholarship

By Annaliese Garcia

The Community and Human Services Department of Miami-Dade County is providing $1,500 scholarships to assist low-income students in attending college.

Candidates must reside in the areas of Little Havana, Allapattah, Brownsville, Coconut Grove, Culmer, Edison/Little River, Florida City, Goulds, Hialeah, Liberty City, Naranja, Opa-Locka, Perrine, South Beach, South Miami or Wynwood.

To be eligible, students must have a high school diploma, or a GED, or be working toward one of the two. They must also be between the ages of 16-26, have a 2.0 GPA and must submit an essay.

The application deadline is March 16.

For more information, contact:
Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department
(786) 469-4600

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Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.
Contact the Office of Director, Equal Opportunity Programs, ADA and Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for assistance.