One Dollar College will help a graduating high school senior with a chance to attend a public institution to pursue their dreams. The Scholar will receive full tuition for up to 8 semesters to cover on-campus housing, meals, & books to attend a North Carolina public college or university beginning Fall of 2018.
To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:
- A United States Citizen
- Current high school seniors attending school in the United States (applicant must be anticipating completion of high school degree in the spring of 2018)
- Minimum high school grade point average of 3.50 (on a 4.00-grade scale, excluding home school studies) and Minimum SAT score of 1400 (combined math essay and verbal score) or ACT score of 30
- Applicants must apply and be accepted to a public college or university in North Carolina by July 1, 2018
- Applicants must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
The recommendations from at least three people and the transcripts must be mailed and postmarked no later than January 28, 2018. Interviews will occur in March 2018.
Students must have their schools mail their transcripts and recommendations to One Dollar College Foundation at 2950 NW 29th Ave, Ste. A630579, Portland, Oregon, 97210. Two of the recommendations should be from teachers who know the students' work and one may be a personal reference, reflecting on the students' character and community work.