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One Million Degrees Scholarship Program Application

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You must plan to be enrolled FULL TIME in the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 to be eligible for the OMD Scholarship program. 

Unfortunately, since you will be graduating this year, you are not eligible to participate.
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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name and Email




Address




Contact Information



Additional Phone



Emergency Contact Information
One Million Degrees occasionally will need to contact applicants with programmatic or admission updates. Please provide emergency contact information in case we are unable to get in touch with you:




Demographics


Wondering why we ask?  OMD uses this information to verify your Financial Aid eligibility. Once you insert your number, we will only receive the last four digits. OMD does not share information with third parties.
If you are an undocumented student, but are eligible for the Chicago Star Scholarship, YOU ARE eligible to apply for One Million Degrees! 

If you do not have a social security number, please enter all 9's.
For more information about the Chicago Star Scholarship and how to apply, please visit this website or direct questions to starapplications@ccc.edu or 773-265-5343.






Scholarship Information

You must plan to be enrolled full-time in the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 to be eligible for the OMD Scholarship. Unfortunately, you are not eligible to participate.



 STAR Scholarship

For more information about the Chicago Star Scholarship and how to apply, please visit this website or direct questions to starapplications@ccc.edu​​ or 773-265-5343.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
STAR scholars must provide documentation of demonstrated financial need













OMD Eligibility
You must plan to be enrolled in community college full-time in the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 to be eligible for the OMD Scholarship. Unfortunately, since you are not graduating from high school until June 2020, you are not eligible to participate.

HACC Residency
In order to be eligible for the One Million Degrees program at Prairie State College or South Suburban College applicants must be a resident or voucher recipient of the Housing Authority of Cook County.





OMD Eligibility
If you are graduating before Spring of 2020, you are not eligible to participate in the One Million Degrees program.



Applicants with a previous higher education degree are not eligible for OMD.

OTHER INFORMATION








**Note: Participation in the OMD Program is dependent on Pell eligibility and/or receiving the Chicago STAR scholarship. If you are selected to become an OMD Scholar, we will ask you to provide proof of Pell eligibility.

For more information about the Chicago Star Scholarship and how to apply, please visit this website or direct questions to starapplications@ccc.edu or 773-265-5343. 

STAR scholars must provide documentation of demonstrated financial need.
Note: Completing your FAFSA and/or receiving the Chicago STAR scholarship is a requirement to be considered for OMD acceptance. Complete your FAFSA here: https://fafsa.ed.gov/







Interest in OMD


Statements of Interest

Thank you for completing the online portion of your application.


Please carefully read the following sections before clicking submit. 

 

If selected into the OMD program, you must meet all of the provisional admissions requirements over the summer before you are considered fully admitted to the OMD program. If you have not yet completed the FAFSA for 2019-2020, please do so here: https://fafsa.ed.gov/ Please note: the FAFSA application for 2019-2020 opened on October 1, 2018.


 Provisional admissions requirements include:

  • Proof of GPA
  • Proof of full-time (12 credit hours) college enrollment for Fall 2019 through your course registration
  • Financial Aid Award Letter or proof of STAR Scholarship award* STAR scholars must provide documentation of demonstrated financial need
  • Proof of residence in college district 

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Occasionally, your college or high school and One Million Degrees will exchange some of your basic educational and background information with each other in order to track your progress in the One Million Degrees program. None of your personal information will be made public and none of your personal information will be shared with any other entities.

By submitting this application, you are authorizing the exchange of your basic educational and background information between your college, high school and One Million Degrees.  If you have questions, please contact One Million Degrees at apply@onemilliondegrees.org.