October 15, 2019
Be at least 17 years of age. Be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). Have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2018. Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2019. Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2019-20 academic year. Be studying to obtain an associate's or first bachelor's degree. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). Demonstrate financial need.