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Deadline: Feb. 1 at 5 pm CST/4 pm MST

Application Requirements

The 2018-2019 application is available here:

The requirements for the online application are as follows:

  • Online application forms
  • High school transcript
  • Essay- a 1000-1500 word essay that addresses the following:
    • What are your goals and how will you reach them?
    • How have you demonstrated leadership in your life (community, school, job, etc.)?
    • How are you involved in giving back to others and/or your community?
    • Tell us about an obstacle or challenge you have faced.
    • Tell us about a time you worked hard to achieve something.
  • Two recommendations
  • FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Signed consent form and submission by the deadline

The application deadline is February 1st at 5 pm CST/4 pm MST.

Here are two overview videos: 

Application Overview   Essay Overview

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