Demonstrate the attributes of leadership, integrity, drive, and citizenship within their communities, schools, and workplaces
Display strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent)
Be citizens of the United States of America
Be current high school seniors attending high school within the United States, (including any U.S. territories or commonwealths), and graduating in winter 2022 or spring 2023. Applicants living on a U.S. Armed Forces base and attending high school outside the U.S. are eligible.
Plan to enroll in a full‑time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four‑year college or university in the United States for the entire 2023-2024 academic school year
Basic information about you, your parent/guardian, your high school, your top college choice, and your financial situation. Note: applicants are first considered on the basis of merit. Financial information is just one component of the evaluation process. We encourage all applicants to apply and to not rule themselves out based on financial circumstances.
Your involvement in extracurricular activities.
Your involvement in community service.
Your involvement in paid work.
Essay on your leadership and service.
A statement about your goals.
Your high school transcripts (semifinalists only).