Information you’ll need to provide

  • Photo ID, state license or school ID. 
  • An essay (no more than 650 words), describing more about yourself and how the scholarship would benefit you.
  • Proof of need for the scholarship, such as a copy of your most recent Student Aid Report from FASFA, a homeless tuition waiver, DCF tuition waiver, or DACA documentation. 
  • If a Freshman, a copy of your high school transcript. 
  • If you’ve completed at least one semester, a copy of your current college transcripts (unofficial or official).
  • Copy of your financial aid award letter for 2021-2022.
  • Two (2) recommendations who agree to complete an online form.

Helpful tips

  • There is a $150 fee due at the time of move in. 
  • Have all of your documents prepared before starting the application. The application does not allow for you to save and return. 
  • To remain eligible for the program, be sure to enroll each Fall and Spring semester as a full-time student (minimum 9-hours per semester) and maintain a 2.5 Semester GPA during the award period.
  • As a part of the application review process, you will receive a background check at no cost.

About this program

Provided by: Educate Tomorrow and GWJ Foundation

If you have questions, you can speak with a program representative at:

Program Information: GWJ Foundation Housing Scholarship

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How we can help

Here is direct contact information for a Program Representative who will answer any questions and help you apply.

  1. To get started, call or email the expert below from Educate Tomorrow.
  2. You might say, “Hi, I’m a student of Miami-Dade College or FIU and I need help applying for the Housing Scholarship. Can you help me apply?”

If you don’t hear back within 48 hours, send us an email at

Devin Floyd, Program Director and Care Coordinator

Educate Tomorrow