YMCA Of South Florida And Infinite Scholars Host Free Scholarship Fair

January 23 & 24, 2024

The YMCA of South Florida, along with Infinite Scholars, will be hosting a Free Scholarship Fair at the L.A. Lee YMCA/Mizell Community Center, 1409 Sistrunk Boulevard, in Fort Lauderdale. It is open and free for all high school seniors in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties. More than 40 colleges and universities will be in attendance over the course of two days, conducting interviews with students, who will have the opportunity to receive scholarships and financial aid, with some being offered on the spot. In 2023, more than 600 students attended the event and approximately $10 million in scholarships were awarded.

Schedule:
Tuesday, January 23
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday, January 24
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students must bring multiple copies of ACT/SAT scores, unofficial transcript, two letters of recommendation, resume and personal statement of “Why I want to attend college.” Students can register at www.infinitescholar.org/register.  For more information on the Scholarship Fair and College Prep program, including registration, please contact Ms. Sharon Hughes at shughes@ymcasouthflorida.org or visit YMCASouthflorida.org/college-prep-program.

For more than a century, the YMCA has been woven into the fabric of the South Florida community. As a leading nonprofit, the Y is committed to strengthening community through more than 200 programs serving everyone from six months old to 100 years young. Family Centers and programs are inclusive, vibrant hubs of community life, offering a diverse array of classes, cutting-edge fitness facilities, life-saving aquatics, exciting community events, unforgettable camps, supportive afterschool care, and holistic health and wellness programming. At the Y, there’s something for everyone. The Infinite Scholars Program is here to make your journey into higher education smoother and more affordable than ever before. We’re thrilled to announce three remarkable opportunities that could change the course of your academic future: Three Free Scholarship Fairs. To make the most of this golden opportunity, it’s crucial to come prepared. Registering in advance at infinitescholar.org will not only expedite your entry but also showcase your dedication to seizing scholarships. Some of the finest colleges and universities will be awarding scholarships right on the spot – a chance you wouldn’t want to miss! Please check out our “what you need to bring” info to be as prepared as possible for the scholarship fairs. These events are open to all students with dreams of higher education. Whether you’ve set your sights on a prestigious university or a community college that resonates with your goals, the Infinite Scholars Program is dedicated to helping you find the financial support you need to make those dreams a reality.