Clarissa Ronquillo received the prestigious 2016 Gates Millennium Scholarship funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This scholarship pays full tuition, fees, room and board at any university the student chooses to attend. It also pays for some graduate program.
Sergio Nogami was selected as 2016 Terry Scholar at UT El Paso. Estrella Gonzalez was chosen as 2016 Emerald Eagle Scholar at University of North Texas.
There are six recipients of the Class of 2016 UBSGA Senior Scholarships: Faviola Ponce, $1000. and $500. each for Estrella Gonzalez, Maria Guerrero, Perla Macias, Sergio Nogami, and Clarissa Ronquillo. Thanks go to the Upward Bound Student Government Association Fundraising Committee for raising thousands of dollars for the UBSGA Senior Scholarship Fund.
Two UB seniors, Jacqueline Caballero and Estrella Gonzalez, received $400. each of the 2016 Jacqueline Caballero Excellence Scholarship.
Two UB students, Karina Banuelos and Anahi Delgado, were selected to participate in the Law School Preparation Institute (LSPI) Program that will take place from June 13th to July 1st, 2016 at UTEP.
Selected UB students will participate in the 2016 UTEP NCAS Weather Camp and EarthTech Camp that will take place from July 11th to the 15th , 2016. Some UB students have applied to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Med Camp from June 27th to August 15th, 2016.