UFMDC Offering $500 Scholarships

Logo for UFMDC.The United Faculty of Miami Dade College is offering at least 15 $500 scholarships. The deadline to  apply is Jan. 31. Applications can be accessed at www.ufmdc.org

Students must complete at least twelve credit hours by the end of the fall semester, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and plan on either continuing their studies at MDC or transfer to a four-year institution. Students who meet these requirements must then obtain a sealed letter of recommendation from a MDC professor who is a member of UFMDC.

Applications must be mailed to UFMDC offices at 11420 North Kendall Drive in suite 107.

UFMDC is the teachers union for MDC that became the official bargaining agent on behalf of faculty in 1998. For more than a decade, they have been offering scholarships to students. The scholarships were named in remembrance of the founding members and close associates to the union.

For more information, please contact the UFMDC by email at union@mfmdc.org or (305) 279-0021.

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Katherine Wallace-Fernandez

Katherine Wallace-Fernandez, 19, is an English major at Kendall Campus. Wallace-Fernandez, who graduated from Miami Palmetto Senior High School in 2016, will serve as a Editor-In-Chief and briefing editor for The Reporter during the 2017-2018 school year. She aspires to be a writer.