ABC7 Star Scholars (formerly ABC7 Top Scholars)
is a scholarship and television opportunity recognizing the Bay Area's top high school academic achievers. ABC7 Star Scholars will award $1,000 scholarships to seven local graduating high school seniors who are college-bound. These students will be profiled in stories featured in ABC7 Newscasts as well a special program, "ABC7 Star Scholars" (a half-hour special slated to air this summer). The annual project is intended to promote academic excellence by honoring and rewarding our top achievers.
Criteria:S Student must be a high school senior graduating in Spring 2016 and committed to earning a college degree. Minimum GPA of 3.5. Student must be a San Francisco Bay Area resident, with photo ID (CA State ID, Driver's License, School ID, etc.).Student must be available to be interviewed on camera.KGO-TV must receive an official sealed school transcript by 8:00PM on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Student must fully complete application form, including all attachments listed on Page 3 of this application, due to KGO-TV by 8:00PM on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.ALL application materials must be received in-hand at KGO-TV by the deadline, 8:00PM Wednesday, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 (Address: 900 Front Street, San Francisco, CA. Staff is on-site 24 hours a day to accept in-person deliveries.). Postmark-only by deadline will make the application invalid.Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.Incomplete applications will not be eligible for the ABC7 Top Scholars program.Applicant must be nominated by his or her school. Applications may be obtained only from school administration.
If you have additional questions, please contact Laura Kutch, Community Relations Manager, at (415) 954-7826.