Who Can Apply:
a. At the time of application, the student must be enrolled at FIU as an undergraduate degree-seeking student taking at least 12 credit hours each semester, or as a graduate degree-seeking student taking at least 9 credit hours each semester. If the graduate student has already taken the comprehensive exams, then the requirement is 3 credit hours.
b. Awarded students must be actively enrolled for the above required number of credits in order to receive the scholarship.
c. GPA and Transcripts. Applicants must submit unofficial transcripts demonstrating a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at FIU, or, if newly enrolled at FIU, at other institutions attended.
d. Certificate Program. At the time of application, undergraduate students must also be enrolled in the Certificate Program in Cuban and Cuban-American Studies. Students who are not currently registered in the Certificate Program in Cuban and Cuban-American Studies can apply to this scholarship only if they enroll prior to or simultaneously at the time of application. This requirement is not applicable to graduate students.
e. Essay. Applicants must submit an original, well-researched, and properly documented 3-page-minimum essay (double spaced, 12-point font, in English or Spanish) demonstrating knowledge of the life and beliefs of José Antonio Echeverría and his contributions to and efforts toward democracy in Cuba. The selected essay(s) will be published at the José A. Echeverría Foundation website and other online outlets.
Submission: Applicants must submit an original, well-researched, and properly documented 3-page essay demonstrating knowledge of the life and beliefs of José Antonio Echeverría and his contributions to and efforts toward democracy in Cuba.
Deadline: August 2, 2019
Learn More: https://fiu.academicworks.com/opportunities/7413