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The School of Engineering and Technology has multiple scholarships for new and existing students. Are you interested in learning new technologies like Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing or IoT?

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JAVIER COTO SCHOLARSHIP

The School of Engineering and Technology (EnTec) is offering the Javier Coto Scholarship to all students that enroll in a selected group of tech courses Spring 2023 semester. The scholarship will support the development of talent in AI, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, IoT and App Development. The Javier CotoScholarship funds will be applied at the in-state tuition rate after all other resources available to cover tuition and fees have been applied.

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Eligibility
  • Current resident in Miami-Dade County
  • Enrolled for the first time in one or more of the following courses during Spring 2023.
    • CAP 1990 - Artificial Intelligence Thinking
    • CAP 1788 - Introduction to Data Analytics
    • CTS 1120 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals
    • CTS 1145 - Cloud Essentials
    • CTS 1134 - Networking Technologies
    • CTS 1111 - Linux+
    • CTS 1437 - Microsoft SQL Administration
    • CTS 2433 - Microsoft SQL Implementation
    • CTS 2314 - Network Defense and Countermeasure
    • CTS 2148C - IT Project Management
    • CTS 2375C -Cloud Infrastructure and Services
    • CTS 2960-Cloud Computing Capstone
    • CTS 2670 - Check Point Security Administration
    • COP 1047C - Introduction to Python Programming
    • COP 2654 - iPhone App. Dev. 1
    • COP 2658 - iPhone App. Dev. 2
    • COP 2660 - Android App Dev 1
    • COP 2662 - Android App Dev 2
    • CEN 2211 - C/C++ Programming for Embedded Devices
    • CEN 2212C -Introduction to Programing the Internet of Things (IoT)
    • CTS 2466C -Internet of Things (IoT) Development with C#
    • CET 2880 - Digital Forensics
    • CIS 1531 - Secure Scripting
    • CIS 2350 - Cybersecurity Analysis
    • CGS 1700 - Intro to Operating Systems
    • CGS 1540C - Database Concepts and Design
What is covered?

The scholarship fundswill coverthe in-state tuition rate and course fees of the students that meet eligibility criteria after all other resources available to cover tuition and fees have been applied.


Duration

The scholarship is available during Spring 2023 semester.

HOW IT WORKS

The scholarship pays only tuition and class fees and is not disbursable in cash.

Funds will be applied automatically after all other scholarships, financial aid, and grants funds have been applied.

No separate scholarship application is required.

Miami-Dade County residents that are considered out-of-state students are responsible for any additional out-of-state costs per credit, not covered by the scholarship.

QUESTIONS

For more information contact entec@mdc.edu

Eligibility

Miami-Dade County residents with interest in a career in tech, not currently enrolled at MDC.

What is covered?

The scholarship funds will cover the cost of in-state tuition, materials, and fees towards the completion of a College Credit Certificate in Business Intelligence Professional, Network Security, Enterprise Cloud Computing or any other CCC in a tech related field.

Duration

The scholarship concludes upon the completion of a College Credit Certificate.

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AI for All

AI for All provides free tuition to students registered in Artificial Intelligence (AI) courses at MDC. The courses explore different technologies utilizing concepts and skills widely accepted for AI and digital competency, empowering students with better understanding AI applications.

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Eligibility

MDC students with residency in Miami-Dade County interested in Artificial Intelligence.

What is covered?

The scholarship funds will be applied at the in-state tuition rate after all other resources available to cover tuition and fees have been applied.

Duration

The scholarship concludes upon the completion of the AI course.

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EDGE Grant Program

Designed to help students who are unemployed or underemployed to retool and retain in a high-demand technology jobs in areas such as Helpdesk Support, Computer Programing, Electronic Engineering Technology, and Information technology. The EDGE Program is made possible through financial support from our generous sponsors; PepsiCo Foundation and Bank of America with the goal of helping our Scholars obtain the tools they need to join the workforce in a high-demand, high-wage field.

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Eligibility

High School Graduates who have earned a standard high school diploma, GED, or home-school diploma with a 2.5 GPA or higher. New or returning students (returning to college after separation for a year or more) with a college GPA of 2.5 or higher.

What is covered?
  • In-state tuition rate is available to cover tuition and fees
  • Assistance for Books; cover up to $1,000 (depending on need)
  • On the job training experiences
Duration

The scholarship concludes upon the completion of a workforce program (Associate in Science, or College Credit Certificate.

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FPL Fund for Black Students in Tech

Miami Dade College and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) partnered to provide scholarships for Black students to facilitate the completion of baccalaureate degrees in the technology field. The funds from FPL will be used to cover tuition, fees, books, and transportation costs for eligible Black students. This support will allow students to focus on their education, accelerating completion and entry into the tech workforce.

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Eligibility

Black students that are US Citizen or permanent resident, admitted in an MDC baccalaureate degree program in technology such as Information Systems Technology, Cybersecurity, or Data Analytics. Must enroll in a minimum of two, upper-division baccalaureate degree courses per term for one year.

What is covered?

The scholarship funds will cover stipend for courses fees and textbooks towards the completion of a baccalaureate degree in Cybersecurity, Information Systems Technology, or Data Analytics.

Duration

The scholarship is valid for a year.

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Lennar Foundation – A+ Fund

Lennar Foundation and Miami Dade College partnered to prepare students with the technical knowledge and skills to obtain the CompTIA A+ certification and become successful IT Help Desk/Support Specialists. Upon successful completion of the program students can seamlessly transition to a College Credit Certificate at MDC.

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Eligibility

New students enrolling in MDC’s Help Desk Technician College Credit Certificate Program.

What is covered?

The scholarship funds will cover the cost of tuition, materials, and fees towards the completion of two CompTIA A+ certification credit courses. In addition, the scholarship covers the cost of the CompTIA industry certification exam.

Duration

The scholarship concludes upon the completion of the two A+ credit courses