Scholarships

MPAS & Golden Drum Scholarship

This information is for BOTH the MPAS and Golden Drum Scholarships. Please note that while students may apply for both awards, they can only be the recipient of one scholarship.  Click here for scholarship application.

MPAS Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors (Miami-Dade and Broward counties) who meet the minimum criteria. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien with an unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or better.

ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PDF FORMAT

The student must submit the following documents with their completed application form by the deadline:

  • A resume highlighting high school involvement/leadership, community service experience, and awards/honors.
  • One signed and dated letter of recommendation, by a teacher/instructor, advisor or employer on official letterhead.
  • A two-page topic essay— Using the MPAS website (mpas.fiu.edu) select one of our programs or services and describe how that program/service could impact your FIU college experience. (Typed, double-spaced, 10 or 12 pt. font with a 1-inch margin)

Golden Drum Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all admitted high school seniors (Miami-Dade and Broward counties) who meet the minimum criteria. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien with an unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or better.

ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PDF FORMAT

The student must submit the following documents with their completed application form by the deadline:

  • A resume highlighting high school involvement/leadership, community service experience, and awards/honors.
  • One signed and dated letter of recommendation, by a teacher/instructor, advisor or employer on official letterhead.
  • A two-page topic essay— Using the MPAS website (mpas.fiu.edu) select one of our programs or services and describe how that program/service could impact your FIU college experience. (Typed, double-spaced, 10 or 12 pt. font with a 1-inch margin)
*Students with college credits (including dual enrollment credits) cannot exceed 24 credits

 

Questions? Contact The Office of Multicultural Programs and Services
MMC- GC 216
305-348-2436
givensj@fiu.edu

 

*Subject to change based on the availability of funds

MLK Essay Scholarship

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Contact


Multicultural Programs and Services 
MMC
11200 SW 8th Street
GC 216
Miami, FL 33199
305-348-2436
Fax 305-348-1911

mpas@fiu.edu


BBC
3000 NE 151st Street
WUC 253
North Miami Beach, FL 33181
305-919-5817
Fax 305-919-4258

mpas@fiu.edu