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FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Miami, FL

FIU is Miami’s first and only public research university. Offering bachelor’s master’s and doctoral degrees both on campus and fully online FIU is worlds ahead in its service to the academic and local community. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of the local and global community. With a student body of nearly 54 000 we are among the top 10 largest universities in the nation and have collectively graduated more than 200,000 alumni, 115,000 of whom live and work in South Florida.
STATS AT A GLANCE
% enrolled undergraduates that are minority students
84%
% enrolled undergraduates that are Latinx students
70%
Scholarship opportunities for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
First Generation Scholarship – The First Generation Scholarship is awarded to students who are first-generation college students whose parents or legal guardians have not earned a baccalaureate degree. This is a need-based State/Institutional scholarship available to undergraduate students who attend Florida public, state universities. Recipients must be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen who do not have a previous bachelor’s degree. Eligibility – First generation in family to attain a college degree (neither of the student’s parents earned a college degree at the baccalaureate level or higher; students whose siblings have attained or are pursuing a degree are eligible). FASFA must indicate that neither parent’s education level is above high school. – Qualify as a Florida resident for tuition purposes – Enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours per term as a degree-seeking undergraduate student. Some First Gen Scholarships will require full-time enrollment. – Demonstrate financial need by completing the national Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and* be eligible for a Pell Grant.* – Maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. Some First Generation Awards will require a higher GPA. For more information on the First Generation Scholarship contact the Office of Scholarships at 305-348-0349 or scholarships@fiu.edu.
Support services for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
Program provides opportunities for academic development, assistance with basic college requirements, and motivates students toward the successful completion of their bachelor degree. The goal of SSSP is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. SSSP also may provide grant aid to current participants who are receiving Federal Pell Grant. Program Includes Academic Development and Advising, Career Counseling, Financial Aid Information, Tutorial Services, Computer Lab & Study Tables, Career and Academic Seminars, Opportunity to attend Conferences, Financial stipend to students who meet participation and other eligibility requirements. CONTACT Phone:305-348-6424 Email:sssp@fiu.edu