The deadline for scholarship packet is February 2. Students should have all of their admission materials submitted to the FIU Admissions Office prior to the scholarship deadline. Award offers cannot be made unless a student has been fully admitted to FIU prior to our review of scholarship applications. Please note that while students may apply for both awards, they can only be the recipient of one scholarship. The following is a summary of the minimum criteria/requirements needed to be considered for each scholarship for award year.
MPAS Scholarship ($8,000)
A) The scholarship pays $1000 per semester toward tuition (fall and spring only) and is renewable for four years with an academic performance of a 2.75 FIU GPA or better and enrollment in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
B) The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien with a weighted high school GPA of 3.2 or better.
C) The student must submit an essay outlining their personal mission statement.
D) A resume highlighting high school involvement/leadership, community service experience and awards/honors.
E) The student must also submit at least one signed and dated letter of recommendation, by a teacher/instructor, advisor or employer on official letterhead.
F) The scholarship is open to all high school seniors who meet the minimum criteria.