Seven scholarships, to be awarded in three categories this spring to graduating seniors at Miami-Dade County public high school, 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.
The 2017 Jeanne Bellamy Scholarship will be given to a female high school senior who plans on getting a business degree. The scholarship is $2,500.
The 2017 Carlos J. Arboleya Jr. Scholarship will hand out a $2,500 award to a male high school senior who seeks to obtain a business degree.
Scholarship winners will receive their scholarships in May, the release said. Winners will be recognized during the chamber’s Trustee Luncheon on May 3.