Meritus Scholars Program: Open to undocumented high school students from San Francisco, CA

meritus_network-280x280The Meritus Scholars program offers a wide array of resources to graduating high school seniors, including a $14,000 scholarship, campus connections and peer mentors, orientation workshops, and professional skill development. This opportunity is for seniors graduating from San Francisco high schools with plans to attend a four-year college. You are eligible if you:

  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 – 3.7 (unweighted)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Plan to attend a four-year accredited college
  • Demonstrate an outstanding personal record of achievement as determined by your academic preparation to succeed in college, ability to overcome challenges and a desire to succeed, quality involvement with others (via work, school, family, and community), as well as by your focus and purpose in pursuing higher education en route to post-graduate goals.

The deadline to apply is January 22, 2016.

To learn more about this opportunity, and to apply, please visit their official website: “Meritus Scholar


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