BankUnited, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund To Award $25,000 in College Scholarships

Applications open to high school seniors in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (December 17, 2019) – BankUnited and the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund will award college scholarships totaling $25,000 to five deserving South Florida high school seniors.

Last season’s winners of the Miami HEAT Scholarships presented by BankUnited and the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund.

“BankUnited is proud to partner with the Miami HEAT to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of local students who have made their education and service to the community a priority,” said BankUnited Chairman, President and CEO Rajinder P. Singh. “At BankUnited, we place great value on education and community service, and we are proud to support these students as they pursue their dream of attending college.”

Now in its 24th year, the Miami HEAT Scholarships presented by BankUnited and the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund are awarded to students who have demonstrated excellence in academics and community service. Scholarships, presented at a regular season Miami HEAT game, will be bestowed 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.

“The pursuit of excellence is something deeply engrained in our franchise’s culture,” said Eric Woolworth, president of The HEAT Group’s business operations. “For many years, we’ve been humbled to join BankUnited in assisting South Florida students on the journey to become future leaders in our society and eventual stewards of the community.”

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 25, 2020.

About BankUnited, N.A.

BankUnited, Inc.(NYSE: BKU), with total assets of $33.0 billion at September 30, 2019, is the bank holding company of BankUnited, N.A., a national bank headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with banking centers in Florida and New York metropolitan area. For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit BankUnited can be found on Facebook at and on Twitter @BankUnited.

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