2023|24 University of the Pacific Powell Scholarship (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 
University of the Pacific

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will close on the 1st of December, 2022.

Scholarship Summary: 
The Powell Scholarship is the University of the Pacific's premier academic merit award, and is designed to cultivate future leaders (domestic and international) through mentoring, instruction, and service.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. A cumulative high school GPA of 3.7 or higher (on an unweighted 4.00 scale)
ii. Undertaken a rigorous academic curriculum - Honors, AP, and/or IB courses
iii. Demonstrated superior leadership skills in two or more areas, including but not restricted to student government, community service, cultural groups, research or creative activities

Value of Scholarship: 
The Recipients of the Pacific Powell Scholarship receive the following;
i. A $44,000 annual scholarship
ii. Special access to research opportunities, study abroad programs, and nationally recognized speakers visiting Pacific. 
iii. Participate in extensive mentoring and leadership development. 
iv. Access to up to $5,000 for research projects and up to $2,500 for international travel.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. You can apply for the Powell Scholarship when you fill out your application on the Common App or the Pacific App by Nov 15. Simply look for the Powell Scholarship and answer the supplemental questions.
ii. A 
select number of finalists will be invited to campus to interview with the Powell Scholars selection committee. The first round of interviews is Oct. 15 - Dec. 10.
iii. Selected students will compete for up to 10 scholarships awarded annually by the university. Selection involves a personal interview designed to assess each candidate's potential for intellectual and leadership development, international study, research and creative endeavors, and the ability to make a difference in the world.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the UPacific Undergraduate Scholarship Page or the International Scholarship Page.