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Scholarship Opportunities for College-bound Seniors from Sunny Isles Beach
Scholarship Opportunities for College-bound Seniors from Sunny Isles Beach

Scholarship Opportunities for College-bound Seniors from Sunny Isles Beach

Scholarship Opportunities for College-bound Seniors In today’s world, getting into certain colleges, even at the state level has become a most difficult challenge. Finding the means to pay for college tuition, room and board, is an even GREATER challenge. Add in a SAGGING ECONOMY, reduced pay and benefits for the parents who are helping to bear the financial burden for their children and it can be overwhelming to say the least.

But in one city, Your City, the City of Sunny Isles Beach, “HELP” is an application away. For the past 2 years and now entering our third year, college scholarship assistance is made available to resident seniors who qualify and want to meet the criteria. Surely some will think right away there is a CATCH. But there is NOT, you simply have to meet the criteria required of ALL applicants and you are on your way. How badly you WANT to be a recipient is up to you. But if the desire and effort are there, so will be the $$$.

Those requisites are simple and most of our seniors already do them. How does it work? Well here it is:

Q: WHEN ARE APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR PICK UP OR ON LINE?

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013

Q: WHERE CAN I OBTAIN AN APPLICATION?

CITY GOVERNMENT CENTER 1ST FLOOR LOBBY DESK. PELICAN COMMUNITY CENTER, LOBBY DESK, 1ST FLOOR ON LINE AT CITY WEB SITE AT WWW.SIBFL.NET

Q: WHEN DO APPLICATIONS CLOSE?

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED BY FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013, BY 5:00PM. APPLICATIONS ARE TO BE RETURNED TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, 2ND FLOOR GOVERNMENT CENTER, WHICH IS OPEN 24/7.

Q: WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA?

YOU MUST BE A RESIDENT OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR PRIOR TO JANUARY1, 2013.

YOU MUST BE ACCEPTED INTO AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.

YOU MUST HAVE SATISFIED YOUR HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS WITH CERTIFICATION. THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

WILL DETAIL ANY ADDITIONAL  REQUIREMENTS AND OPTIONAL  SERVICE/ACTIVITIES.

Applicants must complete and perform  the requirements stated in the  application process for eligible consideration.  Finalists will be notified personally  by April 3, 2013. On behalf of  the Scholarship Committee and the  City Commission, we wish you good  luck.

For any questions, feel free to call Chief  Maas or Barbara at the Chief’s Office at  305-792-1895 or Mrs. Susan Simpson at C.C.S. 305-792-1706.

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