Peacock Foundation Scholarship

School of Social Work

About Peacock Foundation

Peacock Foundation, Inc. enhances and promotes the good health and well-being of South Florida's children and families

Throughout its distinguished history, Peacock Foundation, Inc. has assisted hundreds of non-profit organizations in their missions to improve the lives of thousands of South Floridians.

Founded in 1947, Peacock Foundation, Inc.’s mission is to enhance and promote the good health and well-being of children and families through contributions, gifts, and grants to eligible nonprofit organizations located in and/or of significant benefit primarily to residents of Miami-Dade County.

The Foundation’s grant making reflects Mr. Peacock’s philosophies regarding the importance of strong values and moral character, of achieving self-sufficiency and in turn helping others, and of being fiscally responsible stewards of philanthropic funds.

Peacock Foundation Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must enter the program with a 3.3 or greater GPA and maintain a GPA of at least 3.3 for the academic year.
  • Must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) score of $7,000 or less (i.e. the student's FAFSA application must indicate his/her family can pay no more than $7,000 per year toward college); if you have questions about this contribution, contact Annette Cardoza acardoza@barry.edu.
  • Must submit a 750-word topic-based essay detailing your personal motivation for obtaining an MSW degree and your professional goals following graduation
  • Must be a resident of South Florida (Miami-Dade or Broward county)

Have questions about tuition and financial aid?

Schedule a virtual one-on-one meeting with Ms. Annette Cardoza.

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For all students admitted to the School of Social Work, one application may qualify you to receive several awards.

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