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FAMU President’s Tour to Visit Miami March 11


Florida A&M University Interim President Larry Robinson will visit Miami on March 11 as part the university’s annual President’s Tour. A reception is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Joseph Caleb Auditorium located at 5400 N.W. 22nd Avenue.

The annual tour is designed to recruit the best and brightest students in Florida. Dr. Robinson will meet with students and parents to award scholarships on the spot to those students who meet Presidential Scholarship requirements. High school seniors and their parents are invited to attend.

To qualify for the Life-Gets-Better Scholarship, a student must be designated a National Achievement, Hispanic or Merit Semifinalist majoring in one of the following STEM programs: biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, physics, environmental science, or mathematics. Students must have scored at least 1950 on the SAT or 29 on the ACT and a 3.50 grade point average (GPA). Recipients of this scholarship will also receive a stipend each semester for miscellaneous expenses, internship opportunities and a laptop computer.

FAMU also offers the Distinguished Scholar Award, a full scholarship, to students who have scored 1800 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT and a 3.5 GPA.

Partial scholarships will be offered to incoming freshmen who have at least 1650 on the SAT or 23 on the ACT and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Entertainment will be provided by the FAMU Connection, the University’s recruitment/performing group. FAMU administrators, Presidential Ambassadors, representatives from the colleges and schools and alumni will accompany Interim President Robinson.

For more information about the tour, contact the FAMU Division of Student Affairs at (850) 599-3183.


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