COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 75

November 26, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Micron Science and Technology Scholars Program

 

Micron Technology Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that up to $230,000 in scholarships will be awarded in the Micron Science and Technology Scholars Program. This program was established to recognize high school seniors in the states of Idaho, Utah, Texas, Virginia and Colorado who have demonstrated excellence in academics and leadership.

 

Criteria for application to this program include the following:

Applicants must-

        Be a high school senior who resides in and attends public or private school in one of the five selected states

        Have a combined SAT score of at least 1350 or a composite ACT score of at least 30

        Have an unweighted grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

        Plan to major in Engineering (Electrical, Computer, Chemical, Mechanical), Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry or Material Sciences at an accredited four-year college or university

        Have demonstrated leadership in school, work and/or extracurricular activities

 

Applications can be accessed at www.micron.csfa.org. For more information about this program and additional opportunities go to www.micron.com/scholars.

 

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