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Project Change Scholarship Guidelines

 

Thank you for your interest in the Project Change Scholarship. Please read the following in its entirely prior to starting the application. Once you open the application, you will need to complete the entire application prior to submitting. The application does not permit you to save and come back later to complete.

The Miami Dolphins Project Change Scholarship will identify one high school student each year and pay for their tuition to college over a four-year period. The goal of the scholarship is to target students to impact their lives, so they can make a change in their community.

Scholarship Guidelines

- One scholarship of college/university tuition for a 4-year period.
- Application deadline February 28 by 11:59 pm EST. No late submissions will be reviewed or accepted.
   - Must be a high school senior graduating from a Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach county high school in or before June 2018.
   - Demonstrate financial need to attend college.
   - 3.0 GPA or better.
   - Submit 300 – 500 word on essay answering the following question: What social justice change do you want to see in your community and how will this scholarship help you achieve that change?
   - Only one submission per person.

 

Scholarship Submission Requirements

Please compile the following documents and save them as individual documents. You will need to upload all of these documents separately throughout the application process. Here is a checklist of the documents you will need to upload when submitting your application:

- FASFA report (Free Application for Federal Student Aid report) or SAR report (Student Aid Report is provided after you submit your FASFA report),
- High School Transcript,
- List of all Community Service including at least 40 hours of community service in a social justice programs,
- Submit 300 – 500 word on essay answering the following question: What social justice change do you want to see in your community and how will this scholarship help you achieve that change?
- Resume,
- Two (2) Recommendation letters, and
- Scholarship awards that you have received.

 

Scholarship Application Review Process

Dec 1, 2017                         Applications available online

Feb 28, 2018                       Applications due by 11:59 pm EST

March 31, 2018 Evaluations complete

April 1-15, 2018                Finalist interviews

May 1, 2018                        Scholarship Winner announced