Seven scholarships, to be awarded in three categories this spring to high school seniors from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, will be provided by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and its 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the South Florida Progress Foundation.
The inaugural El Poder En Tii Scholarhips, created in partnership with NBC Universal Telemundo Enterprises, will offer five scholarships of $2,000 to students pursuing a career in broadcast journalism, communications, electronic media, or journalism at a South Florida college or university, a posting on the chambers website said. Students must be graduating seniors from a Miami-Dade County public high school.
The 2017 Jeanne Bellamy Scholarship, named for the first woman chair of the Greater Miami Chamber in 1977-1978, will be awarded to a female high school senior from a Miami-Dade County public high school who intends on pursuing a degree in business. The scholarships is $2,500.
The 2017 Carlos J. Arboleya Jr. Scholarship, a legacy scholarship in the name of Carlos J. Arboleya Jr., son of Chamber Chairman Carlos J. Arboleya, will award $2,500 to a male high school senior from a Miami-Dade County public high school who intends to pursue a degree in business.
Scholarship winners will receive their scholarships in May, the release said. Winners will invited to the chamber’s Trustee Luncheon on May 3 for recognition.
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