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Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund

Florida Department of Education

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship provides financial assistance to eligible students of Hispanic origin who will attend Florida public or eligible private institutions. Applicants for undergraduate study must apply during their senior year of high school. Graduate students may apply, however priority for the scholarship is given to graduating high school seniors. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be Florida residents and US citizens or eligible non-citizens; not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant, loan, or scholarship program unless satisfactory arrangements to repay have been made; be of Spanish culture, born in or having a natural parent who was born in either Mexico, or a Hispanic country of the Caribbean, Central or South America, regardless of race; have earned, by the end of the seventh semester, a minimum unweighted cumulative 3.0 GPA in high school for an undergraduate scholarship, or an institutional cumulative 3.0 GPA for undergraduate college work if applying for a graduate level scholarship; and enroll as degree-seeking students at an eligible postsecondary institution and enroll each academic term for a minimum of 12 credit hours for undergraduate study or 9 credit hours for graduate study.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Apr 1
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $2,000
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.0
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
Home State: Is this you?
  • Florida
Ethnicity: Is this you?
  • Hispanic/Latino
More Requirements:
    Must attend a public or eligible private institution in Florida.

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