Scholarships

In order to submit an application for any scholarship listed as 'Online Application' below, you must register on the Foundation's application portal. 

Click here to download the online portal user instructions.

Click here to access the portal and apply for a scholarship. 

College Assistance Program (CAP, Inc.) Online Application

CAP, Inc. provides scholarships to Miami-Dade County Public School graduates who have exhausted all avenues of financial assistance (federal, state and institutional), but still have significant unment needs to attend the college of their choice.  

Click here to view the guidelines.  
The deadline to submit your online application is Thursday, June 4 at 4 p.m.


To register and apply for a scholarship, click here to access our online portal.
For assistance with the portal, click here for instructions.

Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship

Drs. Jack and Gloria Tuckfield established the Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship to honor the extraordinary life and achievements of their daughter Jacki. Jacki aspired for a better life through academic, spiritual and professional achievements. Business scholarships are awarded to African American students who plan to pursue a professional career in South Florida. This year, the Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund will provide $22,000 in tuition awards.

Click here to view the guidelines and application.  The deadline to submit your application by mail to the address listed in the guidelines isThursday, October 1, 2015

Ortega Foundation Scholarship Online Application

The Ortega Foundation established The Ortega Foundation Scholarship Program in honor of its founder Jose Antonio Ortega, Sr.  Jose Antonio believed strongly in giving academically accomplished individuals the opportunity to pursue a college education.  Scholarships are awarded to Miami-Dade County high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or above. 

Click here to view the guidelines. 
The deadline to submit your online application was Wednesday, April 1 at 4 p.m. Applicants will be notified of whether they are awarded a scholarship by Thursday, June 4, 2015.  For questions, please contact Lauren Mayfield



Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz Memorial Scholarship
Online Application

The Aronovitz Family partnered with The Miami Foundation to honor the memory of the late Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz. Judge Aronovitz stood as an example for the community, excelling in his chosen profession and always thinking of those less fortunate than himself. Scholarships are awarded to Miami-Dade County minority students planning to continue their education through the university level.

Click here to view the guidelines.
The deadline to submit your online application was Thursday, April 16 at 4 p.m. Applicants will be notified of whether they are awarded a scholarship by Thursday, July 1, 2015.  For questions, please contact Lauren Mayfield


Alan R. Epstein ‘Reach for the Stars’ Scholarship Online Application

The Epstein family established the Alan R. Epstein ‘Reach for the Stars’ Scholarship to honor the life of an outstanding young man who was tragically killed in an automobile accident. Scholarships are awarded to students who have overcome life's obstacles.

Click here to view the guidelines.
The deadline to submit your online application was Thursday, April 16 at 4 p.m. Applicants will be notified of whether they are awarded a scholarship by Thursday, July 1, 2015.  For questions, please contact Lauren Mayfield


Rodney Thaxton Justice Scholarship Online Application
Martin E. Segal Scholarship

The Rodney Thaxton Justice Scholarship was established to honor the memory of a great social advocate. Scholarships are awarded to African-American students who are committed to social justice. Martin E. Segal, a lawyer and lecturer, established the Martin E. Segal Fund to augment the annual scholarship granting of the Rodney Thaxton Justice Fund.

Click here to view the guidelines.
The deadline to submit your online application was Thursday, April 16 at 4 p.m. Applicants will be notified of whether they are awarded a scholarship by Thursday, July 1, 2015.  For questions, please contact Lauren Mayfield

Give Kids a Chance Scholarship

The Give Kids a Chance Scholarship was established by Brian McDonough, Esq. to support children of lower-income families. Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors desiring to continue their education but need additional financial assistance to do so. Recipients are eligible for additional awards given they maintain full-time status and meet academic requirements.

Click here to view the guidelines and application.  The deadline to submit your application was Wednesday, April 16, 2015.

Jackie Eads Scholarship

Miami Coral Park Senior High alumni established the Jackie Eads Scholarship to honor her 43 year service to the Miami-Dade County public school system. Jackie served as the Student Activities Director for 39 years. Scholarships are awarded Miami Coral Park students who personify Jackie’s ideals of character, leadership, academic excellence and service to others.

Click here to view guidelines. The deadline to submit your application to the contact listed in the guidelines was Wednesday, April 16, 2015. Eligible students at Miami Coral Park Senior High School should contact Horacio Sierra at hfsierra@dadeschools.net for additional information.

Joe McNulty Memorial Scholarship

Joe McNulty’s family and friends established the Joe McNulty Memorial Scholarship to honor his 43 year service to the Miami-Dade County public school system. Joe served as Miami Coral Park Senior High School assistant principal for more than 25 years.

Click here to view guidelines. The deadline to submit your application to the contact listed in the guidelines was Wednesday, April 16, 2015. Eligible students at Miami Coral Park Senior High School should contact Horacio Sierra at hfsierra@dadeschools.net for additional information.