All-Star Program Frequently Asked Questions

This is a fluid list of frequently asked questions.  This list will be updated as additional questions arise.
Question: Who is eligible to apply to the HBCU All-Star program?

Answer: Nominee must be a current undergraduate, graduate, or professional student at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Student must be enrolled for the 2015-2016 fall semester.

Question: What should be included in my final submission?

Answer: A signed nomination form, unofficial transcripts, short essays, resume and endorsement letter.

Question: What is the review process?

Answer: Click here for answers to questions about each element of the application. This document will answer questions regarding how the committee reviews each element of the application.

Question: Who can be my campus mentor?

Answer: Campus mentor is defined as any faculty/staff member currently employed by the institution from which the nominee attends. Professors are often able to provide useful context for the student’s academic performance, and explain any special circumstances (i.e. campus involvement, leadership potential or personal situations) that may have arisen during the academic career.

Question: Is this a scholarship program?

Answer: No.

Question: Is there a stipend associated with this program?

Answer: No.

Question: What are the duties of an HBCU All-Star?

Answer: Check the program website for program details.

Question: Is Essay #2 restricted to education policy?

Answer: No, we encourage applicants to research a policy that they are most interested in and supply a response that best illustrates how they might implement it on their campus.

Question: How do I submit my package?

Answer: Save all elements of your package in one PDF and email that package to by the established deadline.

Question: Does the word count really matter?

Answer: Yes.

Question: Is there a cost associated with this appointment?

Answer: There is no fee to participate in this program.