Application Timeline

Check the dates below!




Phase 1 - Fill out application by March 17, 2017. This includes:

  • Qualification self-check (be able to answer "yes" to all Qualification questions)
  • Detailed questionnaire about :
    • First Generation College Student
    • Financial Need - Including family financials and financial aid information
    • College admission goals
    • College preparatory academics & extracurricular involvement
  • Qualitative essay section - Four short essay, 100-175 words each
  • Letter of recommendation - Send a request to a letter writer from the application, writer submits the letter online
  • High school transcript (upload file to application)

Phase 2 - Verification Documents ~By invitation only~

  • If selected the 2nd round of review, you must provide an IRS Tax Transcript - which is a report provided by the IRS of your most recent tax return. If selected, you will be asked to request an IRS Tax Transcript.

Phase 3 - In-person Interview ~By invitation only, week of April 24, 2017~

  • If selected to move on to Phase 3, applicants will be contacted to set up an in-person interview. This would be a required appointment.

Phase 4 - Attend special meeting on May 4, 2017 ~By invitation only~

  • Awards announced May 8, 2017