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Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Drs. Jack and Gloria Tuckfield established the Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship to honor the extraordinary life and achievements of their daughter Jacki. Jacki aspired for a better life through academic, spiritual and professional achievements. Business scholarships are awarded to African American students who plan to pursue a professional career in South Florida.

APPLICANT MUST:
1. Be an African-American United States citizen and a resident of South Florida.
2. Be enrolled in a graduate business degree program at a Florida university during the Winter, Spring or Summer
Term of the academic year.
3. Plan to pursue a professional career in South Florida. South Florida includes Broward, Miami-Dade, Collier,
Charlotte, Desoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Indian River, Lee, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, Manatee, Martin,
Monroe, St. Lucie and Sarasota counties.
4. Submit a one page or less rationale entitled:
“Why I Should Be Awarded A Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship”
Jacki Tuckfield (MBA, 1996, CGPA 3.9, Nova Southeastern University), aspired to be a Chief Executive Officer
of a company dedicated to a policy of diversity in hiring, promoting and retaining its employees. Jacki perceived
diversity as an asset for strengthening the fabric of human relationships. She endeavored to attain a better
life through academic, spiritual and professional achievements. Her leadership potential was undeniable.
5. Provide an official transcript which shows that you have earned a minimum of 12 semester credit hours in your graduate
business degree program and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2. Only official transcripts will be considered.
6. Provide a current resume.
7. Provide an original color passport photo (of you in professional attire) to be posted on www.jackituckfield.org and for use in
other JTMGBSF publications.

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type:

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 2,000

Deadline: 2017-05-29

Website: http://miamifoundation.org/

Sponsoring Organization The Miami Foundation
200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 505
Miami, FL 33131

Contact Person: Scholarship Committee

Phone: 305-371-2711

Fax: 305-371-5342

Web: http://miamifoundation.org/

Email:

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