scholarship program

scholarship program

The Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Scholarship Program was created to recognize and honor the youth of Miami for demonstrating a strong sense of commitment and participation in school and community activities. Multiple scholarships are awarded each year to students enrolling in a college, university or trade school.

How to Apply

Please request a Scholarship application from your High School CAP Advisor

Frequently Asked Questions
  • How much is the scholarship?
    The Scholarship winners each receive $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?
    Request an application from your high school's CAP Advisor, fill it out and submit the complete application to your high school's CAP Advisor.

  • Who can I contact for more information?
    For questions about the scholarship, please email us at

2023 Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition Scholarship Program Recipients

Anthony T. Vega
Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay

Janaysa A. Dorcin
American Senior High School

Nicole R. Carlin
Arthur & Polly Mays Conservatory of the Arts

Yoan A. Exposito Jr.
Barbara Goleman Senior High School

Dawson E. Ramos
BioTech@Richmond Heights 9-12 High School

Jimar L. Franklin
Booker T Washington Senior High School

Emmanuel Barreto
Center for International Education: A Cambridge Associate School

Isabella S. Morales
Coral Gables Senior High School

Mikayla E. St Clair
Coral Reef Senior High School

Kevin A. Costa
Cutler Bay Senior High School

Alani L. Harris
Design and Architecture Senior High School

Sofia A. Edelberg
Don Soffer Aventura High School

Jack Furman
Dr. Michael Krop Senior High School

Leandro Gonzalez
Felix Varela Senior High School

Danelia D. Diaz
G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School

Yanesi Gonzalez
Hialeah Gardens Senior High School

Jonas Junquera
Hialeah Senior High School

Dakota E. Headley
Hialeah- Miami Lakes Senior High School

Karina Rojo
Homestead Senior High School

Allison R. Bonnemaison
International Studies Preparatory Academy

Maximo Boasso
iPreparatory Academy

Avery S. Richard
Itech @ Thomas A. Edison Educational Center

Jallena Alilat
John A. Ferguson Senior High School

Khira R. Fernandez-Nocito
Jose Marti MAST 6-12 Academy

Helen Alvarez
Law Enforcement Officers Memorial High School

Catalina A. Rodriguez
Mast @FIU Biscayne Bay Campus

Maya V.V. Collie
MAST Academy

Hildianet L. Miguel

Adrianna S. Zambrano
Miami Arts Studio 6-12 @Zelda Glazer

Nina Bouche
Miami Beach Senior High School

Charisma E. Dasilva-Yearby
Miami Carol City Senior High School

Sanaa E. McFadden
Miami Central Senior High School

Helen P. Pena
Miami Coral Park Senior High School

Jacob A. Pineda
Miami Dade Online Academy

Jimena Morales
Miami-Dade Virtual School

Jayne A. Joseph
Miami Edison Senior High School

Kareem K. Bennett
Miami Jackson Senior High School

Nicole F. Delgado
Miami Killian Senior High School

Melanie M. Fernandez
Miami Lakes Educational Center

Jelani K. Henry
Miami Norland Senior High School

Gerard Lapuente
Miami Northwestern Senior High School

Diego T. Espinosa
Miami Palmetto Senior High School

Michael A. Albert
Miami Senior High School

Ameerah J. Thomas
Miami Southridge Senior High School

Maria F. Martinez
Miami Springs Senior High School

Luisanna S. Berbesi
Miami Sunset Senior High School

Savannah Jean-Pharuns
New World School of The Arts

Shaniya J. Dagrin
North Miami Beach Senior High School

Christ J. Thomas
North Miami Senior High School

Anthony Camaraza Diaz
Robert Morgan Senior High School

Jose A. Carvajal
Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School

Ivan E. Mago
School for Advanced Studies - South

Luis A. Garcia-Praslin
School For Advanced Studies- Homestead

Anne-Sophie Frederick
School For Advanced Studies- North Campus

Alexander Almanza
School for Advanced Studies- West Campus

Nicole E. Wrubel
School For Advanced Studies- Wolfson

Damaris C. Tzul
South Dade Senior High School

Janell F. Rodriguez
South Miami Senior High School

Daniella S. Hernandez
Southwest Miami Senior High School

Renata Gigante
Terra Environmental Research Institute

Lianis I. Castillo
Westland Hialeah Senior High School

Kensly Jean
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

Steven Taveras
Young Men's Preparatory Academy

Andrea Torres
Young Women's Preparatory Academy

Diana C. Diaz-Brunet
International Studies Charter High School

Rebecca C. Brambier
Pinecrest Glades Academy

Lucia D. Gonzalez
Downtown Doral Charter Upper School

Faith I. St. Rose
Somerset Academy Charter High School

Andrew O. Fisher
St. Brendan High School

Andrea C. Avila
St. Brendan High School

Bianca Pajares
Colonial Christian School

Jorge A. Samudio Fernandez
Christopher Columbus High School

Nicole A. Barrientos

Johana S. Morales
Dorothy M Wallace COPE South Center

Cheyanne A. Hamilton
Dorothy M Wallace COPE South Center

Leilani N. Finnie
COPE Center North

Jasma M. Morris
Homestead Senior High/Robert Morgan

Alainys Reyes
Southdade Technical College

Alan Garcia
Hialeah Miami Lakes Adult & Cmnty Ed Center

Tharjye T. Philando
Carol City Senior High School

Eliezer Caraballo
Somerset Academy Charter High School

Ailani Loureiro
Mater Academy Charter High School

Will Dave S. Jean Francois
Miami Lakes Educational Center

Legna Pol
Hialeah Senior High School

Scarlet D. Padilla
G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School

Christine C. Destine
North Miami Senior High School

Dixie Dixon
South Dade Senior High School

Kamili Fernandez
Felix Varela Senior High School

Ka'Tura Copeland
William H Turner Technical Arts High School

Tiffany Daly
Felix Varela Senior High School

Israel Veliz
Coral Reef High School

Isaac Veliz
Coral Reef High School

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