The Micron Science and Technology Scholars Program is a prestigious scholarship competition that is held every year to recognize the academic and leadership excellence of select students. This competition is held in Idaho, Utah, Texas, Colorado and Virginia. Micron selects 2 scholars from each of the five states; then 3scholarships will be further awarded within those states.
This program is a merit-based scholarship competition that awards a grand prize of a $55,000 college scholarship and up to twelve $16,500 scholarships. In addition, selected scholars also win a one-time $1,000 cash grant for their high school institution.
To qualify for this program, applicants must be high school senior who resides in and attends a public or private school in Idaho, Utah, Texas, Colorado and Virginia. They must have a combined SAT score of at least 1350 or a composite ACT score of at least 30 and unweighted GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. The applicants must also intend to study such field as engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry or material sciences
Application for this scholarship is available online beginning November of each year. Students can also get the application form at their high school counselor. Application and the requirements must be complete and submitted on or before June 19.