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Bezos Scholarship Program:
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New Scholarship: "Bezos Scholarships"


BezosScholars Program at the Aspen Institute Prestigious scholars program seeks 12 top public high school juniors and 12 dynamic educators toreceive seven-day, all-expense-paid scholarships to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 26-July 2, 2014. It’s a time of great discovery and intellectual stimulation. Past Bezos Scholars met with retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Secretaries of Education Arne Duncan and Margaret Spellings, oceanographer Sylvia Earle, inventor Dean Kamen, Tom’s Shoe’s founder Tom Mycoskie and journalist Thomas Friedman, among many other notables. The program seeks independent thinkers, demonstrated leaders and engaged community members. Following attendance at the Aspen Ideas Festival, the student/educator scholar teams will return home and create Local Ideas Festival in their schools.
Bezos Scholars Program School Criteria:
- Public High School (including charter and magnet schools)
- At least 25% of students are eligible for free/reduced lunch program
- Offers Advanced Placement or International     Baccalaureate classes

BezosScholars Program Student Scholar Criteria:
- Legal U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Public High School Junior
- GPA of 3.5 or higher
- Taking Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate classes
- Demonstrates leadership in school and community
- Has scored exceptionally well on PSAT/SAT/or ACT

Application deadline: February 11, 2014(The deadline for 2015 will be announced after July, 2014).

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Last updated on February, 2014:


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