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Ron Brown Scholars Program - GPS

Ron Brow Scholars Program is announcing the opening of the Guided Pathways Support (GPS) Program's application for 2017. The Guided Pathway Support Program (GPS) helps African-American juniors and seniors navigate the path to top colleges by directing students to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. GPS teaches students how to prepare for, apply to, pay for, persist in and graduate from college.

How to apply? 

Students must apply online through the GPS website:

The application for 2017-2018 academic year will open March 1, 2017. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  Accepted students should expect to be notified on a rolling basis no later than July 15, 2017.

What are the application requirements? 

Students are required to submit a completed online application, a letter of recommendation, an unofficial high school transcript and two brief essays.

Who should apply? 

To be eligible, students must:

  • be a current high school sophomore or junior at the time of application. Please note that high school seniors who will be enrolling in college in fall 2017 are ineligible to apply.
  • have a strong academic record
  • have demonstrated leadership and active involvement at school and/or in the community
  • be African American.
  • this is a competitive application pool.
Posted by: Gwen Meyer Published:3/15/17
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