Deadline: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. EST!!!
GMS will select 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.
Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they meet all of the following criteria:
Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian Pacific Islander American** or Hispanic American
Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States
Have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED
Will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited*** college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma) in the fall of 2012 as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student. First-time college enrollees can also be GED recipients.
Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
Have completed and submitted all three required forms: the student’s application (Nominee Personal Information Form), an evaluation of the student’s academic record (Nominator Form) and an evaluation of the student’s community service and leadership activities(Recommender Form) by the deadline
For other opportunities see: