Puente Scholarship Due Sept 23, 2022

The deadline for 12th-grade Puentistas to submit the Statewide Academic & Leadership Award application and unofficial/official transcript is Friday, September 23, 11:59pm.
Please read the eligibility requirements carefully and share the PDF document with all eligible seniors. 
  Statewide Academic & Leadership Award Information Sheet Class of 2023 
Purpose: To formally recognize Puente seniors who embody the Puente leadership spirit and demonstrate exemplary academic achievement. 
Eligibility: ● Must have been enrolled in Puente English course for grades 9 and 10 
● Overall Academic GPA of 3.50 or higher (9th - 11th grade) 
● Be a full time 12th grade student enrolled in 5 or more academic courses 
● Demonstrated community leadership 
Application Process: The following information must be submitted by the Puentista for consideration: 
● Completed online application 
● Unofficial or Official High School Transcript 
● Application and transcript must be received by Friday, September 23, 11:59pm 
If a student cannot attach an unofficial transcript to the online application, the counselor must submit the applicant's transcript in PDF format to Steve Gonzales at gonzales_s@berkeley.edu. Photographs of transcripts will not be accepted. 
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 Announcement of Puente Statewide Scholars. Selection: 
● Students will be recognized and will receive a certificate via their Puente Counselor and/or High School Administrator. 
● Recipients of the Award should be advised to list this selective statewide academic and leadership award on their college applications. 
● The Selection Committee will be composed of Puente Statewide Office staff and community. 
● One eligible student from each high school site will be selected as that school’s outstanding Puente scholar pending they meet the above criteria. 
Questions? Please see your Puente Counselor or contact Mr. Steve Gonzales from the Puente Statewide Office at gonzales_s@berkeley.edu 
The application must be completed via the QR Code or link below:
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