scholarship program

scholarship program

Our Scholarship Program awards generous cash prizes to students enrolling in a college, university or trade school. Multiple $1,000 scholarships are awarded each year to graduating high school seniors.


How to Apply

To apply to the scholarship program, students should print and complete the application below. Once completed, submit the application to your school’s CAP Advisor.


Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the scholarship?
The cash prize is worth $1,000.

Who is eligible?
The scholarship targets college-bound senior high school students graduating from public, private and charter high schools.

Are home-schooled students eligible to apply?
Yes, all students who meet college admissions requirements and will enroll in a school of higher education are eligible.

What about non-traditional students?
The inclusive competitive scholarship program reaches students at alternative education and adult vocational programs. Also, Florida International University students who volunteer their time and talent to work at The Youth Fair's performing arts division are eligible to receive a scholarship.

How does this program promote agriculture?
Certain scholarships are earmarked annually for students planning a career in agriculture related fields. The Youth Fair is a traditional county fair, a concept that originated in the 19th century as a way to promote modern farming.

How do I apply?
Print an application and submit a complete application to your high school’s CAP Advisor. Applications will be available in November.

Who can I contact for more information?
For questions about the scholarship, please email us at scholarships@fairexpo.com


2019 Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition Scholarship Program Recipients

* Agribusiness scholarship recipients
** Youth Fair Ag Ambassadors

Juan Vargas
Alonzo and Tracy Mourning High

Kevin Vergel
Alonzo and Tracy Mourning High

Jouleana Sylvain
American Senior High School

Renee Gordon
American Senior High School

Daniel Brown
American Senior High School

Samantha Cortes-Iriarte
Archbishop Curley

Brenda Boza
Archbishop Curley

Lakayla Stroud
Arthur J & Polly Mays 6-12 Conservatory of the Arts

Justin Landrove
Barbara Goleman Senior High

Aiden Wells
BioTECH @ Richmond Heights High School

Rick Myrie
Booker T. Washington Senior High School

Marena Justo Gomez
Center for International Education

Galliele Demosthene
Colonial Christian School

Sarah Morrissey
Colonial Christian School

Makya Watson
COPE Center North

Nidia Volmar
Coral Gables Senior High

Cristian Ochoa
Coral Gables Senior High

Maria Estrada
Coral Gables Senior High

Carolina Alvarez
Coral Gables Senior High

Zharyl Ross
Coral Gables Senior High

Sofia Alvarado
Coral Reef Senior High

Jarett Brown
Coral Reef Senior High

Julian Coronado*
Coral Reef Senior High

Kimberly Gonzalez*
Coral Reef Senior High

Jessica Reeves*
Coral Reef Senior High

Andrew Sinnott*
Coral Reef Senior High

Surayah Taibi-Briz*
Coral Reef Senior High

Ashton Taft
Cutler Bay Senior High

Jasmine Rubio
Cutler Bay Senior High

Damon Veras
Cutler Bay Senior High

Daniela Contreras
Design & Architecture Senior High

John Rodriguez
Doctors Charter School

Dayamond Davis
Dorothy M. Wallace COPE Center

Thianna Robinson
Dr. Marvin Dunn Academy for Community Education

Kaitlyn Guise
Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High

Alan Imar
Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High

Nathaniel Manor
Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High

Johnathan Bonilla
Felix Varela Senior High

Gabriela Dean**
Felix Varela Senior High

Stephanie Mago
Felix Varela Senior High

Angelina Rivera*
Felix Varela Senior High

Melanie Tillan
Felix Varela Senior High

Thomas Bezombe
G. Holmes Braddock Senior High

Briana Cintron
G. Holmes Braddock Senior High

Michelle Perez
G. Holmes Braddock Senior High

Jonathan Vado
G. Holmes Braddock Senior High

Cristian Conde
G.T. Baker Aviation Technical College

Sabrina Hernandez
H.E.L.P Miami

Bryan Oller
Hialeah Gardens Senior High

Ailani Ortega
Hialeah Gardens Senior High

Milagro Sanchez*
Hialeah Gardens Senior High

Francis Santiago
Hialeah Gardens Senior High

Elioenai Porto
Hialeah Senior High

Meia Chambers
Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High

Melany Gonzalez
Homestead Senior High School

Jada Watkins
Homestead Senior High School

Ariana Leyton
iMater Academy

Alexa Antunez
International Studies Charter High

Sophia Garcia
International Studies Charter High

Kameryn Young
iPreparatory Academy

Melinda Morin
iTech @ Thomas A. Edison Education Center

Jessica Acosta
John A. Ferguson Senior High

Michelle Aleman*
John A. Ferguson Senior High

Christian Caballero
John A. Ferguson Senior High

Samantha Salvi Cruz
John A. Ferguson Senior High

Sabrina Gomez*
John A. Ferguson Senior High

Jennifer Rodriguez
John A. Ferguson Senior High

Nathaly Trejos*
John A. Ferguson Senior High

Osmary Diaz
Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy

Kimberly Ortega
Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial High

Maria Gabrielle Yamar
Mast Academy

Brianna Portillo
Mast Academy @ FIU

Frank Caicedo
Mater Academy East Charter School

Katherine Morales
Medical Academy for Science and Technology

Jennifer Gomez
Miami Arts Studio 6-12 @ Zelda Glazer

Beatriz Pinho
Miami Beach Senior High

Melanie Guzman
Miami Beach Senior High

Jennifer Fernandez
Miami Beach Senior High

Den'A Smith
Miami Carol City Senior High

Jahnya Pierre-Louis
Miami Central Senior High

Kalida Gawon
Miami Central Senior High

Catherine Santana
Miami Coral Park Senior High

Melanie Millo
Miami Coral Park Senior High

Cyler Delahoz
Miami Coral Park Senior High

Isabella Allen
Miami Country Day

Kenan Jean
Miami Edison Sr. High

Britney Allen
Miami Jackson Senior High

Sheetia Barrett
Miami Killian Senior High

Herman Gonzalez
Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College

Mariia Chalova
Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College

Del'Kiya James
Miami Norland Senior High

Katelan Felix
Miami Norland Senior High

Jana Peoples
Miami Northwestern Senior High

Jakaree Whyms
Miami Northwestern Senior High

Jeremy Barrios
Miami Palmetto Senior High

Danielle Donahue
Miami Palmetto Senior High

Jemmy Marc
Miami Palmetto Senior High

Rebecca Becherra
Miami Senior High

Amanda Echevarria
Miami Senior High

Eileen Hernandez
Miami Senior High

Mayisha Perez
Miami Senior High

Victoria Rivera-Singh
Miami Southridge Senior High

Juasline Plasencia
Miami Southridge Senior High

Victoria Meneses
Miami Southridge Senior High

Kayla Easington
Miami Southridge Senior High

George Leonard
Miami Southridge Senior High

Gabriela Arias
Miami Springs Senior High

Kenneth Mills
Miami Springs Senior High

Justin Torres
Miami Springs Senior High

Nicole Roche
Miami Sunset Senior High

Juandavid Angel
Miami-Dade Online Academy

Anette Barrios
New World School of the Arts

Jaden Walcott
North Miami Beach Senior High

Shkyla Moore
North Miami Beach Senior High

Cavin Thomas II
North Miami Senior High

Amy Ruiz
North Miami Senior High

Victoria Paul
North Miami Senior High

Serena Rigby
North Miami Senior High

Jamysha Williams
North Miami Senior High

Danielle Mena
Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

Marla Ricart
Palmer Trinity School

Stacey Caceus
Robert Morgan Educational Center

Adriana Lawyer
Robert Morgan Educational Center

Kristy Mulet
Robert Morgan Educational Center

Gashner Marcelin
Robert Morgan Educational Center

Mauricio Garcia
Robert Morgan Educational Center

Isabel Lopez
Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High

Alessio Barca
Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High

Maria Andere
Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High

Nicholas Losa
Saint Brendan High

Gustavo Torres
School for Advanced Studies South

Aderbal Coelho
School for Advanced Studies Wolfson

Lauren Vasquez
South Dade Senior High

Linhdan Do
South Dade Senior High

Nakyya Coutee
South Dade Senior High

Dennis Carpenter*
South Dade Senior High

Juliana Finocchiaro*
South Dade Senior High

Salim Roig
South Miami Senior High

Jessica Sanchez
South Miami Senior High

Lester Gutierrez
South Miami Senior High

Rana Elshami
South Miami Senior High

Jordan Worley
Southwest Miami Senior High

Demmetrius Knowles
TERRA Environmental Research Institute

Yaniuska Mesa
TERRA Environmental Research Institute

Mardha Rodriguez
The English Center

Tatiana Rodriguez
Westland Hialeah Senior High

Thalia Mendoza
Westland Hialeah Senior High

Santia Calixte
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

Odjeena Jean-Louis
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

Cendy Lopey**
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

David Cohen*
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

Ashley Croissy*
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

Neftalie Farreau*
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

Zamaria Maldonado*
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

Reginald Claude
Young Men's Preparatory Academy

Kristen Blandon
Young Women's Preparatory Academy