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Miriam Kim College Bound Scholarship

Telesis Academy of Science and Math


The Miriam Kim College Bound Scholarship


Telesis will provide a $500 scholarship to a graduated Telesis student (Senior in 2019/20).



  • Student must have attended Telesis for at least 2 years and promoted from Telesis Academy
  • Must have participated in some form of service activity within the past 4 years
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3, (B+) or higher through four years of HS
  • Must have applied or enrolled in a college, university or higher education program, (trade school, etc.)

Along with the Application Form, applicant must submit: (hard copies)

  • Copy of official high school transcript
  • Copy of SAT or ACT Score Report (if available)
  • Copy of letter of acceptance from a college, university or higher education program
  • 1 letter of recommendation from a high school teacher
  • Submit a typed essay of 350-500 words responding to either question:
  1. How was attending a No Excuses University School like Telesis impacted your choice to attend college?
  2. How has Telesis Academy of Science and Math made a difference in your life?


Submission Deadline: Extended from May 15th to Wednesday, May 20th.  


Please turn in all paperwork to:  Mr. Stuck- as he is the committee chairperson


No late applications will be accepted.


How Scholarship Applications are Judged and Selected:

  • The Telesis Committee, and Administrator, related teacher, and selected student will determine the scholarship winner based on the following criteria:
  • Presentation of Application (grammar, spelling, etc.)
  • Quality of essay question response
  • Letter of Recommendation
**Scholarship recipient will be notified May.  He/She will be presented with the scholarship at the 8th grade award ceremony.  The Recipient will be asked to read their essay to the graduating class from Telesis.  A plaque will be displayed in the front office.