BankUnited, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund Team up to Award $25,000 in College Scholarships

South Florida high school seniors encouraged to apply by January 29 deadline

BankUnited and the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund are teaming up once again to offer $25,000 in college scholarship funds to outstanding South Florida high school seniors from Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

The Miami HEAT Scholarships presented by BankUnited awards five $5,000 college scholarships to high school seniors who demonstrate excellence in academics and community service.

“As part of our commitment to the communities where we live and work, BankUnited is honored to partner with the Miami HEAT to support South Florida students full of passion and promise in their pursuit of a college education,” said BankUnited Executive Vice President Lisa Shim, head of consumer and small business banking. brimming

Scholarships are awarded in the following categories: three $5,000 HEAT Scholarships, one $5,000 Dr. Jack Ramsay Scholarship and one $5,000 Alec Kessler Student-Athlete Scholarship.

“We are grateful for BankUnited’s continued support of the Miami HEAT Scholarship program. Our selection committee looks forward to the challenging task of awarding five new scholarship winners this season, as we recognize the recipients for their academic achievement and record of service to our South Florida community,” said Steve Stowe, Vice President/Executive Director, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund.

South Florida high school seniors currently attending school in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach County and will be enrolling in a four-year accredited college can apply now at The deadline to apply is January 29, 2022.