Lavonte Legends Scholarship

Ten recipients will be awarded $5,000. This award will be divided up over four semesters, equaling $1,250 per semester (Fall/Spring). To renew your scholarship each semester, students must provide grades (C or better) after each term.

Student Requirements:

  1.    Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  2.    Student must attend High School in one of the following counties:
  3.    Miami Dade County
  4.   Hillsborough County
  5.    Current senior in high school, applying to a 4-year university.

** Please note that you must also forward a pdf of your academic transcript.  Applications without accompanying transcripts will not be considered. Applicants must also submit a pdf of their FAFSA form.

The deadline for submitting applications for the Fall 2019 semester is June 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.

Please choose one of the following:

Essay Option 1

Why do you want to acquire a college education? From a financial standpoint, what impact would this scholarship have on your education?

Essay Option 2

What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why? How will this problem effect you and or future generations?

First Name

Last Name





Phone Number

Parent First Name

Parent Last Name

Parent Phone Number

High School Name

High School Phone Number





Please select your citizenship status

Are you a first-generation college student?

Do you qualify for Florida In-state Tuition?

Student Requirements Essay

Academic Transcript (PDF)


Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field
of study and or your future goals. (No more than 500 words).