Dell Scholars Program

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

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Award Amount: $20,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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