Announcing our 2016 Scholarship Recipients


The FIU Alumni Association proudly announces the 2016 Scholarship Recipients for the Legacy Scholarships. These FIU students were chosen by our Scholarship Committee.  Each student has a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Each of our recipients are an FIU legacy, the son/daughter, grandchild or sibling of an FIU alumni.  Each recipient will receive a non-recurring award of $3,000. Congratulations to our Legacy Scholarship Recipients:

Kamila Manzueta
Jesus Mujica
Madeleine Reyes
Daniel Robles
John Ukenye
Jassielle Vela

We also proudly announce the 2016 Panther Pride Scholarship Recipients.  The FIU Alumni Association Panther Pride Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full-time and have exemplified school involvement and are striving to be World’s Ahead Panthers by attending at least one or more FIU Alumni Association professional development programs. The applicants all have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above. Each recipient will receive a non-recurring award of $1,000. Congratulations to the Panther Pride recipients:

Jorge Cistenas
Ernesto Gonzalez
Darby Leavengood
Ashley Martinez Carrasquel
Daniel Puentes

The 2016 recipients at the 14th Annual Fishing Tournament taking place on June 11, 2016.  But we offer our heartfelt congratulations with this announcement.

Our 2017 Scholarships will open on November 1, 2016. Interested students should visit to apply. We look forward to seeing all students during the upcoming academic year!  For questions about our student scholarships please email

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