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Five GMiS Scholars awarded American Petroleum Institute Scholarships

Five remarkable STEM students were awarded scholarships sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute as part of our Class of 2021 GMiS Scholars program.

Meet the talented students who are among 89 outstanding recipients receiving more than $200,000 in financial support this year:

Luis Miguel Corral

Senior

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

New Mexico State University

Maximino Robles

Senior

Computer Science

New Mexico State University

Kayla J. Wilson

Sophomore

Computer Science

New Mexico State University

Luis Rosales

Senior

Computer Science

Northeastern Illinois University

Wilfredo Colon

Senior

Engineering Technology

Illinois State University

The GMiS Scholars program is a merit-based scholarship program that has recognized excellence in academics, community service, and leadership for 33 years. Awardees are talented students of Hispanic descent and/or demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community. Over $5,000,000 in scholarships has been awarded to over 1,700 college students since 2001.

In addition to receiving the scholarship, GMiS subsidizes students’ participation in the annual GMiS Conference. This year, scholars will be recognized at the virtual 2021 GMiS Conference, which is being held from October 11 – 22, 2021. Scholars will be honored and recognized during the Scholars Reception on Thursday, October 14 and the Student Leadership Awards Show on Thursday, October 21.

Congratulations students and thank you to all our sponsors and donors for their continued support of our underserved communities! The work of GMiS could not be done without your continued dedication and advocacy for our students.