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Dell Scholars Program

  • Website Address
  • http://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/criteria/
  • Contact
  • Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • educators@dellscholars.org
  • Application Deadline
  • January 15, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • 300
  • Maximum Amount
  • $20,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • We award 300 scholarships annually and since 2004, have provided students with over $60 million in college scholarships and support services. The Dell Scholars Program places greater emphasis on a student’s determination to succeed than just academic record and test scores. Our GPA requirement is Grit, Potential and Ambition. We reward low-income, highly motivated students who are better than their numbers indicate and demonstrate the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles.

    Eligibility:
    -Participate in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12
    -Graduate from an accredited high school this academic year
    -Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA
    -Demonstrate need for financial assistance
    -Eligible to receive a federal Pell grant in first year of college
    -Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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