Finn, the shark mascot, posing with a student

About the Scholarship

The Welcome Back Sharks Scholarship offers financial resources for the Fall 2021 term to students who have not enrolled at Miami Dade College after high school graduation, during the past three semesters (i.e. last attended MDC Summer 2020 or prior). Students who enroll for MDC miniterm courses after Sept. 1, 2021 may be eligible for the scholarship.

Qualifying miniterm start dates include:

  • October 25, 2021 (8-week courses)
  • November 1, 2021 (6-week courses)
  • November 8, 2021 (4-week courses)

More information on miniterm start dates.

Get Started

  Book an Online Appointment with an Advisor


Concierge care with specialized advisors to help you be re-admitted to MDC

Assigned advisors who will review and modify your My Academic Plan (MAP) to help you stay on track

Career development opportunities

Holistic support through departments such as Learning Resources and Single Stop