BMI Eminent Scholars Program Scholarship

Established by BMI Financial Group, Inc., this scholarship aims to support first generation undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in the College of Business.

Eligibility Requirements
1. Degree-seeking College of Business Major
2. 3.5 cumulative GPA
3. 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.
4. Qualify as a Florida resident for tuition purposes.
5. Enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours per term as a degree-seeking undergraduate student. Some First Gen Scholarships will require full-time enrollment.
6. Demonstrate financial need by completing the national Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be eligible for a Pell Grant.

Application Materials
1. Upload an essay on one of two provided topics.
2. Upload an up to date unofficial transcript.
3. Upload a resume.

Participation Requirements
1. Eligible candidates will be required to participate in a workshop in Late February/March. Details will follow.
2. Finalists will be required to participate in an interview in March.
3. Recipients will participate in a mentorship program for one semester. Details will follow.

If you have any questions, contact scholarships@fiu.edu or 305-348-0349.

Award
Varies based on financial need- up to $6,000
Scopes
College of Business
Deadline
02/14/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload an essay answering one of these essay topics. 1) Pick a quote that describes a lot about you, and explain why you connect with it. 2) If you were to give a very important speech or TED talk, what would it be about? 3) If you could stop on invention from being invented, what would it be and why?
  2. Upload a copy of your unofficial transcript.
  3. Please submit an updated resume with work experience, academic achievements, clubs/activities, community service, etc.