Dell Scholars Program
An initiative of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, the scholarship program awards hundreds of scholarships each year annually, and since 2004, has given away more than $31 million in college funding.
Applicants must be participants in an approved college-readiness program for a minimum of two of the last three years, must be graduating from high school this academic year, and must be planning to pursue a bachelor's degree program right after high school graduation.
In addition, all applicants must be have at least a 2.4 GPA, must be able to demonstrate a need for financial assistance, and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Home schooled students are not eligible to apply.
Applications will be evaluated on the student's individual determination to succeed, his/her future goals and plans to achieve them, his/her ability to communicate the hardships you have overcome or currently face, and more.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in JANUARY of each year, and the award amount is usually $20,000.
For more details, visit www.dellscholars.org