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Carly Grimes

“Receiving the Quest for Excellence Award made me a more competitive college applicant because the travel scholarship allowed me to visit Pomona College, across the country."

Venice, FL
2013 National College Match Scholarship Recipient
Pomona College, Class of 2018

 

 

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Why Apply for Quest for Excellence Awards?


 

Students selected for Quest for Excellence Awards will have the choice of one of the following awards:

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A new laptop computer or iPad.  

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 An expense-paid visit to a QuestBridge partner college, during which awardees will have the opportunity to spend time exploring a campus, talking with students and professors, and observing classes in order to get a feel for the college’s atmosphere.

 
STEM: Up to $1,000 in relevant technology or funding towards a STEM-based education experience.

Arts: Up to $1,000 in relevant technology, funding towards an arts-based educational experience, art supplies, equipment, or materials.


Additional awards are offered through the Fein Fellows and NYC Award.



Award Descriptions for the 2015 National College Match

Quest for Excellence Arts Award

Granted to a student with special skills and interest in the visual or performing arts.

Please note: Additional application materials, such as an arts portfolio, may be required upon request.

Quest for Excellence Bay Area Award

Granted to a student from the San Francisco Bay Area.

Quest for Excellence Empire Award

Granted to a student who resides in New York State.

Quest for Excellence Entrepreneurship Award

Granted to a student with demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship and innovation.

Granted to a student who resides in Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wyoming.

Quest for Excellence Law Award

Granted to a student interested in the study and practice of law.

Quest for Excellence Military Family Award

Granted to a student with either one or more parents on active duty in the U.S. armed forces, or who has lost a parent while on active duty.

Quest for Excellence Native American Award

Granted to a student of Native American descent.

Quest for Excellence Rural Award

Granted to a student from a rural area in the United States who demonstrates a desire for opportunities that may have been limited or inaccessible in a rural environment.

Quest for Excellence Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering (STEM) Award

Granted to a student interested in careers in the sciences, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics.

Please note: Additional application materials may be required upon request.

Quest for Excellence Young Physicians’ Award

Granted to a student who intends to become a physician or medical researcher.

 

 

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