Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Who is eligible for the College JumpStart Scholarship?
To apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship you must meet the following requirements:
1) You are a high school 10th, 11th or 12th grader -OR- you are an undergraduate college student or non-traditional student. There are no age limits.
2) You are a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
3) You are currently attending or you are planning to attend an accredited two-year, four-year, community, vocational or trade school in the U.S. Online programs also qualify.
4) You must be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.
The deadline for applying is April 15 (spring) or October 17 (fall).
How do I apply?
If you meet all of our eligibility requirements you can submit an online application. We do not have nor accept paper applications or applications sent by mail.
When are the winners announced?
It typically takes our judges 8-10 weeks to read and score all of the applications.
How will I be notified?
Once judging is complete we immediately notify the winners by phone, mail and e-mail. If you are a winner we will find a way to contact you!
What if I have more questions?
You can always contact us with any of your questions.