June 3 deadline to apply for Graham Companies’ college scholarships

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 19, 2022

     Students who need help paying for college may apply for The Graham Companies Scholarship, presented by the company and the Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board

     Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who live in town. 

     Applicants must submit a typed essay up to 750 words in length to describe goals and any obstacle he or she overcame. 

     The student should also demonstrate academic achievement and a commitment to community service. 

     The application includes a cover letter, along with sealed high school transcripts and three letters of recommendation from non-relatives.

     At least one of those letters should be from a school official (teacher, principal, coach or counselor). 

     The deadline is June 3 to turn in application packages to Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. 

     The winners will be announced at the July 12 council meeting. 

     Download the application at: https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/eab

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