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

2024 Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition Scholarship Program Recipients

High School Scholarship Awards

Amaya Garcia
Academy For Advanced Academics

Zahra M. Ronizi
Alonzo And Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay

Nicole M. Marte
American SHS

Jasmine R. Philon
Arthur and Polly Mays Conservatory of The Arts

Adriana Leal
Barbara Goleman SHS

Sabrina M. Lyons
Biotech@Richmond Heights 9-12 SHS

Cilia L. Colindres
Booker T. Washington SHS

Destiny E. Martinez
Center For International ED. A Cambridge Academy

Ludvig N. Fellstrom
Coral Gables SHS

Robert P. Barder
Coral Reef SHS

Michael A. Schimek
Cutler Bay SHS

Mackenzie A. Bukens
Design & Architecture SHS

Naomi Lang
Dr. Michael M. Krop SHS

Andry Medina
Felix Varela SHS

Yvonne M. Jebian
G. Holmes Braddock SHS

Catherine Rodriguez
Hialeah SHS

Dylan J. Pravia
Hialeah Gardens SHS

Jasmine E. Martinez
Hialeah-Miami Lakes SHS

Eduardo J. Nunez
Homestead SHS

Angelina M. Mendible
International Studies Preparatory Academy

Lucas I. Gutman
iPrep Academy North

Azya D. Whitby
Itech @ Thomas A. Edison ED. Ctr.

Mathias Mejia
J.C. Bermudez Doral SHS

Amanda N. Hernandez
John A. Ferguson SHS

Hannah E. Mesa
Jose Marti Mast 6-12 Academy

Maynor G. Zeron
Maritime & Science Technology Academy

Matthew S. Hang
MAST @ FIU Biscayne Bay Campus

Isabella Cardentey
Medical Academy for Science and Technology

Sofia Rodriguez
Miami Arts Studio 6-12 At Zelda Glazer

Thomas F. Toole
Miami Beach SHS

Wilnaiya D. Alexander
Miami Carol City SHS

Sasha Claisidor
Miami Central SHS

Pablo J. Barrios-Echevarria
Miami Coral Park SHS

Michaely Samamour
Miami Edison SHS

Raniya A. Filogene
Miami Jackson SHS

Leila E. Nua
Miami Killian SHS

Jovon C. Alexis
Miami Lakes Educational Center

Justin B. Troupe
Miami Norland SHS

Arnasia T. Foster
Miami Northwestern SHS

Sunny You
Miami Palmetto SHS

Hailey A. Ellis
Miami Southridge SHS

Natalie Maestre
Miami Springs SHS

Lucia I. Thompson
Miami Sunset SHS

Adora L. Barnes
New World School of The Arts

Maria Siddiqui
North Miami SHS

Meara J. Rasul
Robert Morgan SHS

Sofia E. Sood
Ronald W. Reagan/Doral SHS

Jane Z. Zhao
School For Advanced Studies- South

Sofia A. Acosta
School For Advanced Studies- Homestead

Analucia C. Hernandez
School For Advanced Studies- Wolfson

Taylor A. McGregor
South Dade SHS

Lizandra Amador
South Miami SHS

Arielis C. Diaz
Southwest Miami SHS

Nicholas R. Fernandez
Terra Environmental Research Institute

Elizabeth E. Buitrago
William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

Joel D. Archer
Young Men's Preparatory Academy (6-12)

Alternative Education Scholarship Awards

Staceyanna E. Moss
Dorothy M. Wallace Cope Center

Tynaijah Y. Sanders
Dorothy M. Wallace Cope Center

Danielle A. Terry
COPE Center North

Post Secondary Scholarship Awards

Rishmy W. Medor
D.A. Dorsey Technical College

Ryan J. Espinosa
George T. Baker Aviation Technical College

Cameron J. Tretter
George T. Baker Aviation Technical College

Miguel A. Arce
Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College

Wislande Joicin
Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College

Orlando E. Seoane
Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College

Justine K. Volmidor
Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College

Alfredo D. Gutierrez Calderin
South Dade Technical College

Felix Cortes
South Dade Technical College

Aviatzi M. Gonzalez
South Dade Technical College

Agri-Science Scholarship Awards

Kaison J. Greene
Robert Morgan Educational Center

Brooke I. King
Coral Reef SHS

Isabella M. Mierisch
Coral Reef SHS

Laura E. Perez
Coral Reef SHS

Haley F. Randall
Coral Reef SHS

Dariel Risco
Coral Reef SHS

Agriculture Ambassador Scholarship Awards

Rachel Lopez
Coral Reef SHS

Nicolas J. Portogues
Coral Reef SHS

Violeta E. Agurcia
Robert Morgan Educational Center

Home School Scholarship Awards

Lucas Ortiz-Barnes
Home School

Charter School Scholarship Awards

Izcalli Rodoli Contreras
Doctors Charter School Of Miami Shores

Jessica Tamayo
Downtown Doral Charter Upper School

Stephanie M. Sanchez
Pinecrest Glades Preparatory Academy Middle High School

Melanie B. Tapia
Pinecrest Preparatory Academy Charter High School

Dana A. Aparicio
Somerset Preparatory Academy High School Homestead

Private School Scholarship Awards

Diego Leon-Aguilar
Belen Jesuit Preparatory School

Tessa Abreu
Our Lady Of Lourdes Academy

Jenna Theodore
World Mission Of Jesus Christ Christian Academy

Isabel Delgado
Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart

Isabella E. Pecina
Colonial Christian School

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