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CAMS Graduate Samuel Egboh

Samuel Egboh of the California Academy of Mathematics and Science’s Class of 2023 was recently named as one of three recipients of the national Ella Hall-Dillon Scholarship by, the largest independent scholarship provider in the United States.

Funded by an individual donor, the scholarship supports first or second-generation U.S. students who are of African heritage. The application asked students to submit an essay detailing their family’s journey to the U.S. and how learning about their heritage impacted their academic journey. 

The $3,470 award will be distributed evenly between Egboh and two other winners from across the country.

According to his profile, Egboh currently attends Stanford University and aspires to become a physician-scientist. is a website aimed at helping students through the process of their scholarship search with a mission to help provide college funding and reduce the prevalence of student debt. The website allows any person or company to create personalized scholarships, fellowships or grants. All scholarships are vetted by Learn more at

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