Florida Power and Light's NextEra Energy Foundation has established a scholarship program for Black high school seniors in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties who have had one of more years of high school science, engineering, communication, mathematics, and enrichment (SECME) and will be enrolled full-time at a two or four-year college or university in the upcoming academic year.

A minimum unweighted grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required to apply.

FPL Scholarship Program

Ten scholarships of up to $20,000 each will be awarded. The awards will be $5,000 per year, renewable for up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first.

The following will be considered during the selection process: A 2,000-character essay, academic performance, community service, participation in school and community activities, work experience, a

statement of career and educational goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances (optional), and an online recommendation completed by SECME club sponsor, teacher or counselor.

To apply, visit The deadline to submit is June 17.