What are the minimum eligibility requirements?
To be eligible to apply, a student must have completed 36 credit hours and be registered for at least 12 credit hours for the upcoming semester. For more information, please download our Program Policies [PDF].
My school is on a quarter system. When should I submit an application?
Scholarships will be awarded on a semester schedule regardless of the student’s academic year schedule. Please submit your application on either July 15 or December 1.
I am transferring schools. How will this affect my eligibility?
Please notify the Program Specialist in writing prior to your transfer (contact information is located in the right column).
If I drop a class during the semester, will I lose my eligibility?
You will remain eligible for the scholarship as long as you have completed 12 credit hours the previous semester, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and continue to make forward academic progress.
I have been selected as an awardee. When will I receive award funds?
Once selected as a scholarship recipient, award funds will be disbursed to your academic institution. The scholarship will not be sent directly to you. Please contact your academic institution for information on their disbursement practices.
I received the Caleb Pungowiyi Scholarship last semester. Am I eligible this semester?
Yes, you are eligible. Please complete a Continuing Application and submit the required paperwork by the appropriate scholarship deadline.
I am interested in participating in the Travel Grant and/ or Internship Program. What must I do?
Please contact the Program Specialist.
I have received a letter stating I have been placed on probation for failing to meet program requirements. I believe this letter is in error. What can I do?
If you have received a letter signaling your eligibility status has changed, you have right to appeal this decision. Please submit a letter detailing your reason(s) for your appeal to the Program Specialist (contact information in the right column). As soon as possible, the Selection Committee will meet to discuss your appeal. A final decision will be sent to you by mail.