Nat Moore Scholarship Endowment Program Guidelines

The Nat Moore Scholarship Endowment will provide scholarships to graduating seniors from high schools in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties. No restriction is placed on the student's choice of school or discipline of study. The number of scholarships awarded is based on the funding available and the number of quality applications received. The scholarships are primarily distributed directly to colleges over four years, which helps to ensure that the student remains in school. The maximum award amount is $10,000 and will be disbursed in increments of $2,500 per year for four (4) years.

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.

Scholarship Guidelines

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, Palm Beach or Monroe county high school in or before June of the application year.

Demonstrate financial need to attend college.

Minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 grade scale, excluding home studies).

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,

A personal statement of 500 – 700 words, describing why you should be a recipient of The Nat Moore Scholarship Endowment and what you intend to accomplish with your degree and how you will give back to your community.

Signed Permission to Release Form,

One photograph (passport photo preferred),

Resume,

Two (2) Recommendation letters, and

Scholarship awards that you have received.

Scholarship Application Review Process

September - Applications available online

February 28 - Applications due by 11:59 pm EST

March - Evaluations complete

April - Finalist interviews

May - Recipients announced

Nat Moore Vocational Grant Endowment Program Guidelines

The Nat Moore Vocational Grant will provide grants to young adults ages 18-24 to aid in furthering their education. Those interested within this age range MUST apply to a vocational/trade program in South Florida. The preferred vocational/trade programs are Construction, Hospitality and Information Technology. The number of grants awarded is based on the funding available and the number of qualified applications received. The grants are primarily distributed directly to the vocational/trade school, which helps to ensure that the student remains in school. The maximum award amount is $3,500 per recipient toward the cost of the entire program. Funds are disbursed as needed to cover the course each term. 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.

Vocational Grant Guidelines

  1. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
  2. Applicants must be between the ages of 18-24. If current or graduating High School Senior, please provide appropriate documentation.
  3. Demonstrate financial need.

Vocational Grant Submission Requirements

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

  1. FASFA report (Free Application for Federal Student Aid report) or SAR report (Student Aid Report is provided after you submit your FASFA report),
  2. High School Transcript (only if current or graduating high school senior),
  3. List of all Community Service,
  4. A personal statement of 300 words, describing why you should be a recipient of the Nat Moore Vocational Grant and what you intend to accomplish with your diploma or certification, and how you will give back to your community.
  5. Signed Permission to Release Form,
  6. One photograph (passport photo preferred),
  7. One (1) Letter of Recommendation (only if current or graduating high school senior), and
  8. Financial awards you have received.