College of Education Private Scholarships
2013-14 Scholarship Competition. All applications due no later than March 29th 2013 by 5:00 p.m:
Florida International University Scholarships
Florida International University awards many scholarships based on need, merit, and/or academic background. Scholarships are available to both undergraduate and graduate students. For a complete listing of the undergraduate scholarships, their criteria, and downloadable applications, visit the University-wide Scholarship Opportunities web page. To view the university scholarships available to graduate students, visit the University Graduate School.
State of Florida Scholarships
Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) (for full-time undergraduate majors only)
The purpose of this scholarship is to attract minority students to pursue teaching careers at the undergraduate level in order to increase the number of minority teachers in Florida’s public schools. To be eligible, applicants must be Florida residents and fall under the category of any of the following groups: African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or Native American/Alaskan Native.
Students receive an annual award of $4,000.00 for a two-year period or a maximum of three years depending of the length of the program. Students must be admissible to the College of Education, enroll full time each semester award is given, maintain academic progress, participate in the annual recruitment and retention conference, must teach in a Florida public school (K-12) for the same number of years that scholarship was awarded.
For more information about the Minority Teacher Education Scholarship, please contact:
Director, Academic Advising Center
College of Education
University Park Campus, ZEB 221
For more information via the Web, visit the Minority Teacher Education Scholarship web page at http://www.ffmt.org for additional information.
First Generation Matching Grant Program
The First Generation Matching Grant Program (FGMG) provides need-based grants to undergraduate students who are enrolled in state universities and whose parents have not earned baccalaureate degrees. Available state funds are contingent upon matching contributions from private sources on a dollar-for-dollar basis.
For more information, about the First Generation Matching program, please contact:
FIU Financial Aid Office
Academic Competitiveness Grant
An Academic Competitiveness Grant will provide up to $750 for the first year of undergraduate study and up to $1,300 for the second year of undergraduate study to full-time students who are eligible for a Federal Pell Grant and who had successfully completed a rigorous high school program, as determined by the state or local education agency and recognized by the Secretary of Education. Second year students must also have maintained a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0. The program will be available for the first time for the 2006-07 school year for first year students who graduated from high school after January 1, 2006 and for second year students who graduated from high school after January 1, 2005. The Academic Competitiveness Grant award is usually in addition to the student's Pell Grant award.
For more information, about the Academic Competitiveness Grant, please contact:
FIU Financial Aid Office