Veterans Committee offers scholarships for education

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, February 29, 2024

   The Miami Lakes Veterans Committee is offering scholarships to students who are the children of veterans. The scholarships will help pay tuition for students who are planning to attend college, a trade school or a profession-based program. 

     Scholarship applications will be accepted through April 3. Money for the scholarship was collected from the 2023 Reindeer Run 5K, presented in December by Headquarter Toyota. The amount of the scholarships will be determined by the number of applicants.

     In order to be eligible for a scholarship, the student and veteran must: 

     •  Reside in the Town of Miami Lakes 

     •  The veteran must have served honorably or under honorable conditions 

     •  Students must either be a high school junior or senior in good academic standing 

     •  Adult children of veterans must be currently enrolled in a college or a trade or professional school. 

     To apply for the scholarship visit for the application. Completed applications must be submitted by April 3 to Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St., Miami Lakes, FL 33014.