Rising Scholars Application

Rising Scholars Program Application

Rising Scholars Scholarship Guidelines:

  • Students must be enrolled in a face-to-face class AND have completed a dual enrollment application form in order to receive the Rising Scholars Scholarship.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better, completion of 14 core high school units (or have junior level status) or a sophomore who has earned a minimum ACT composite of 30 AND have a minimum GPA of 3.00 or better, as documented by an official high school transcript.
  • A minimum ACT composite of 21(documented and reported by designated high school guidance counselor or act.org) is required for participation.
  • Students must have a sub-score 21 or better in English, a sub-score of 21 or better in Reading to take History or Literature, a sub-score of 21 or better in Science to take a Science course, and a sub-score of 21 or better in Math to take a Math course.
  • Applying to the Rising Scholars Program does not grant automatic acceptance to the Rising Scholars Program. The applications will be reviewed and students will be notified of their status.
  • Rising Scholars are protected under FERPA and must sign the Consent to Release Academic Information to grant access to educational records.

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I am seeking to apply for the Rising Scholars Program for:*
Permanent Address*
Mailing Address*
Are you a legal US citizen?*
Date of Birth*
Email Address*

ACT Score

Rank Interests in College Courses below from highest (1) to lowest (9) 1-9:*
English 101,
Intro to Literature,
General Biology,
U.S. History,
Computer Programming,

*Note: You may list and rank ANY face-to-face college course other than the courses listed above by browsing the course catalog at deltastate.edu.
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