This scholarship is for high school seniors who have participated in an approved college readiness program for a minimum of two years (see website for a list of approved programs). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be planning to enter a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after high school graduation. Applicants must have earned a minimum 2.4 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and be US citizens or permanent residents. Dell Scholars are students who demonstrate the desire and ability to overcome barriers and to achieve their goals; applicants will be evaluated on individual determination to succeed, future goals and plans to achieve them, ability to communicate the hardships they have overcome or are currently facing, self-motivation in completing challenging course work, and demonstrated need for financial assistance. Dell Scholars receive $20,000 each to complete their higher education over the course of six years. In addition, the Dell Scholars Program provides its students with technology, a private scholar networking community, resources, and mentoring to ensure they have the support they need to achieve their college degrees.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.
How much competition is there?
The competition for this scholarship will be average.