Scholarship and College Programs

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    This scholarship page has local scholarships and programs available to John Muir Students. The information can be viewed as a list on Scholarship Listings or by individual description on the application page.  This is just a small list. Ther are thousands that can be found on Scholasrhsip search engines http://college.usatoday.com/2016/01/06/best-scholarship-resources/

     

    1.The Gates Scholarship-The Gates Scholarship has changed, but is available to seniors this year.  Deadline is Sept 14th.  https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

         BASIC ELIGIBILITY:  A high school senior, From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American, Pell-eligible, a US citizen, national or permanent resident, a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.
         IDEAL CANDIDATE: An outstanding academic record in high school (in the top 10% of his/her graduating class); Demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities); Exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.)
     
     
    2.Fly-in programs-  I am sharing this great link for fly-in programs that specifically target first gen and underrepresented students.  Deadlines are fast approaching!  
    Some great campuses such as Emory University,  George Washington, Rice, and many more are on the list. 
     
    3. UK Program- Monday 18 September 2017 Where: Westridge School