Each year, EXCEL awards three aspiring students with a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship application is posted on the website in early February and applications are due in early May. Please click on this scholarship application link for specific deadlines. The winners are announced by late June.
To minimize any potential bias, a third-party is used in the application review process and the names of the applicants are not included when submitting the applications to the judges. The judge’s scores are averaged to determine the top three candidates. All decisions are final.
If you will be attending a two-year or four year college or technical school in the fall, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and are working towards your first degree, you are eligible to apply.
Below are some of the factors that are taken into consideration when selecting the winning candidates, such as:
If you would like to apply for a scholarship from EXCEL, click here for the application.