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Veteran Scholarships Information

Veterans Troop Scholarship

We are grateful to those who have honorably served our country. To express that gratitude, CBT Technology Institute Veterans Scholarship offers a qualified student with a $1,000.00 scholarship for undergraduate studies. Eligible students may also qualify for the Toolkit Grant.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY: Veterans of any of the United States Armed Services may be eligible for the scholarship. Additionally, you must:

  • Have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Provide a copy of DD Form 214.

The Dependent Veterans Assistance Scholarship

Provides financial aid to the spouses, widowed spouses and children of service-members who are active duty; or were killed and/or disabled in the line of duty. The program offers up to $2,500 of education benefits to be used while pursuing a degree at CBT Technology Institute.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY: A Spouse, widowed spouse or a child of an United States Armed Services member who is on active duty; or was killed or disabled in the line of duty, may be eligible for the scholarship. Additionally, you must:
For Spouses:

  • Have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Provide a copy of DD Form 214 of the spouse who served
  • Provide proof that the spouse was killed or has a service connected disability, and
  • Provide a copy of the marriage license

For a Child:

  • Have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Provide a copy of DD Form 214 of the parent who served
  • Provide proof that the parent was killed or has a service connected disability, and
  • Provide a birth certificate or adoption papers for proof.

Student should provide Certificate of Eligibility to FA Office.

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

The requirements for the scholarship are as follows:

  • Tuition cost exceeding $26,042.81 for the award year (August 2021 through July 2022)
  • Must have 100% Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefit (meaning 36 months or more in active duty after 9/10/2001)
  • The Yellow Ribbon Scholarship is to help veterans not have need for federal student loans or have high payments if
    tuition and fee charges exceed the CAP of $26,042.81 for the 2021/2022 fiscal year.
  • Maximum award granted for 21/22 is $1,750.

First Responder Children Scholarship

In honor of all the Fire Fighters’ and Police Officers’ that service the Miami-Dade County community and cities that are within the Miami-County area, CBT Technology Institute offers $2,500.00 scholarships to select children of these active firefighters and police officers. To be considered for the scholarship, candidates must qualify for admission to the CBT Technology Institute and be a child (or legally adopted child) of sworn Fire Fighters and Police Officers who will remain active for the duration of their children’s college careers. Students whose parents lost their life in the line of duty are also eligible for the scholarship. Each candidate will be awarded $2,500.00 per award year (up to 3 Consecutive award years for AS Programs and 2 Consecutive academic years for Diploma Programs) provided he or she makes satisfactory academic progress

To apply for this Scholarships, please contact us at 786-828-6573 or e-mail us at scholarships.info@cbt.edu for more information

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