For Immediate Release
February 16, 2017
Contact: Nicole Singletary
Miami Lakes, FL - The Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2017 Miami Lakes Future Leaders Scholarship, presented by the Graham Companies. Two scholarships, in the amount of $1,000.00 each will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the Town of Miami Lakes.
All applications must be received at Town Hall by Friday, March 31st, 2016 and will be forwarded to the Town’s Education Advisory Board for their selection of the two recipients. The winners will be announced at the Town Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
Interested seniors must submit a typed essay (750 words maximum) explaining in his/her own words how they aspire to make the world a better place. The student must demonstrate academic achievement and community service commitment, as well as identify future goals. The winners will have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to their school and their community.
A cover sheet must accompany the essay, along with an official sealed high school transcript, and three letters of recommendation from non-relatives, one of which must be from a teacher or school official.
Click here for the cover sheet and application.