13 Green Dot Students Awarded Dell Scholarship
The Dell Scholars Program of the Susan & Michael Dell Foundation awards resources to support students through college
March 24, 2021 (LOS ANGELES, CA) -- 13 Green Dot California students were awarded the Dell Scholarship. Now in its 18th year, the program funded by the Susan & Michael Dell Foundation awards 500 students annually with $20,000 (throughout college), a Dell laptop, textbook credits, and access to mentorship opportunities and additional resources.
To apply, students must graduate high school with A-G credits, demonstrate a need for financial assistance, be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in the first year of college, enroll full time at a higher education institution, and earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA.
Green Dot California congratulates and celebrates the 13 students across our network who were awarded the 2021 Dell Scholarship:
Juan Flores, Animo Jackie Robinson High School (South Los Angeles)
Francia Gonzalez Basurto, Animo Jackie Robinson High School (South Los Angeles)
Dulce Hernandez, Animo Jackie Robinson High School (South Los Angeles)
Maxximous Jimenez, Animo Jackie Robinson High School (South Los Angeles)
Angie Varela, Animo Jackie Robinson High School (South Los Angeles)
Wendy Gonzalez, Animo Leadership Charter High School (Inglewood)
Alexander Meda Murillo, Animo Leadership Charter High School (Inglewood)
Melissa Ulloa, Animo Leadership Charter High School (Inglewood)
Naydelin Hernandez, Animo Pat Brown Charter High School (Florence-Graham)
Janet Martinez Lopez, Animo Venice Charter High School (Venice)
Ingrid Martinez, Animo Ralph Bunche High School (South Los Angeles)
Ruby Esparza, Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy (Watts)
Kevin Morales, Oscar de la Hoya Animo Charter High School (East Los Angeles)
“We have exceptional and talented students all across our Green Dot network of schools, and our thirteen Dell Scholars are a testament to the excellence we see every day,” says Janneth Smith, Senior Director of Counseling and College Persistence at Green Dot California. “And a special shout out to our counselors, college advisors, and Counselor Support Specialist for supporting our students throughout the Dell Scholarship Process.”
Green Dot Public Schools California is a network of 19 Title I middle and high schools purposefully located in communities that have been historically underserved in South and East Los Angeles. Our mission is to help transform public education so all students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life.