Golden Door Scholar (GDS) recipients will receive funding to cover tuition (less other scholarships), room, and board for a four-year degree. Golden Door Scholars will also have access to internships and other career-building opportunities. Please review the important information below prior to submitting your GDS application.
Applicants must be eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).
Applications received after midnight EST on 10/02/14 will not be considered.
Strong preference will be given to candidates from NC and SC.
500 word or less essay question
In 500 words or less, please attach an essay that answers the following question:
Aside from the academic credentials evident in your application, why should you be selected as a recipient of this scholarship?
Describe a meaningful achievement or challenge and how it will drive your academic and professional success.