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City of Sunny Isles Beach
18070 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
Phone: 305.947.0606 Fax: 305.949.3113

2020 College Scholarship Application for High School Seniors

Applications must be complete and submitted by Friday, February 28, 2020 by 5 PM. Scholarship winners will be personally notified no later than Friday, March 27, 2020. Formal award will be announced at the April 16, 2020 Commission Meeting. For more information, contact the Scholarship Committee at scholarship@sibfl.net.

All students who properly complete an online application will receive a submission receipt to the email listed. Save a copy for your records. If you do not receive a submission receipt, your application was not complete. Please resubmit the form.

Full Name

Full Address

Upload copy of Parent/Legal Guardian valid SIB Resident ID Card. *Card must be issued no earlier than March 1, 2019.

Person able to verify SIB service hours:

School Service Hours:

Upload all certification letters showing verification of volunteer work including confirmation of 100 hours community service to the City of Sunny Isles Beach:

Additional Requirements

The following are required to complete your application package:

  1. 200-300 word essay to include the topics below: 

    • Pride in your City (Sunny Isles Beach)

    • Impact of your community service participation

    • Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

    • Why is this scholarship important to you?

  2. Letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor AND from a person who has worked with the applicant in an organization or club in the area of leadership, service to community, charitable organizations, etc. 

​Please ensure that essays are attached, and all documents are signed, approved and able to be verified.

Verifiable contact information for each letter is required. Application must be complete and submitted by Friday, February 28, 2020 by 5 PM. Scholarship winners will be personally notified no later than Friday, March 27, 2020. Formal award will be announced at the April 16, 2020 Commission Meeting.

200-300 Word Essay

Letter of Recommendation from a Teacher or Counselor

Letter of Recommendation from person who has worked with the applicant in an organization/club in the area of leadership, service to community, charitable organizations, etc.

PLEASE READ THE BELOW INFORMATION.

*THE SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY APPLICANTS OR APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OR ELIGIBILITY.

**CLOSING DATE FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS IS FINAL. NO EXCEPTIONS MADE!

***APPLICANT MUST HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH FOR A YEAR PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 2020 and MUST CURRENTLY BE A RESIDENT TO BE ELIGIBLE.

Applications are also available in person at the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center and Pelican Community Park. Printed applications can be submitted in person at to the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department 2nd Floor, Government Center, Attn: Barbara Valera or via U.S. Certified Mail to: Sunny Isles Beach Police Department 18070 Collins Avenue 2nd Floor / ATTN: Barbara Valera, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida 33160.

Note: This is a competitive application process for (4) $2,500 scholarships.

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