2021 Unigo Top Ten List Scholarship Winner Posted byUnigo Staff April 5, 2022January 11, 2023 Unigo is thrilled to announce the winner of our Top Ten List Scholarship! We had over 250 applicants this year and we are so grateful for everyone’s interest in applying. Before we reveal our winner, we want to give a big shout out to all of our applicants. It was great to learn about each and every one of you through your essays. Thank you to everyone who applied! The essay asked “Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship.” and participants had 250 words or less to answer. Julia Cline from St. Louis, MO, 63101 and a student at Colorado State University had the winning answer. She joins our list of Unigo scholarship winners and we couldn’t be prouder. Check out Julia’s winning entry. Winning Scholarship Entry Throughout high school, I have maintained an unweighted 4.0 GPA, weighted 4.184 GPA, and have taken 8 AP and over 10 dual enrollment courses.I am the captain of my school’s Academic Decathlon team and throughout high school was involved in Student Senate, Political Action Club, Quiz Bowl Club, Cheerleading, and Tennis.I am on track to get my Associates’ Degree by high school graduation from a local community college.I have been on Honor Roll throughout high school, I am on the President’s List for the community college I am getting my Associate’s from, and I will graduate in the top 5% of my class.I live in a single-parent household and have an older sister already in college.For most of my life, my father has been the sole provider for my sister and me after my mother developed a mental illness. Attending Mines will show him the impact of his hard work.My dream school, Colorado School of Mines, will require out-of-state tuition, which is beyond my family’s budget.My involvement in STEM will help grow the community for women in STEM and encourage other girls to pursue careers in this field.Mines has a primarily male student body; however, by attending the school, I can help to increase their female percentage.Using the money towards attending Mines will help me achieve a chemical engineering career and work on environmental projects.