Debater Application -  2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Nomination

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Thank you for applying to be an Urban Debate Presidential Scholars Nominee!

Important Links:
NAUDL's nomination process (link)
US Presidential Scholars Program (link)
Coach Recommendation Form (link)

Deadline to Submit: November 20, 2017, 5:00pm CST

To be eligible for nomination, you must:
  • Be a senior in high school
  •  Have a GPA of 3.50+
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  •  Display broad academic achievement and accomplishments in extracurricular activities.
  • Commit in advance to completing the Presidential Scholars application, which requires a similar time commitment as one college application.
For questions email Sara Sanchez,

Student Information

Essay Section
#1 Original Short Essay

#2 Sample Long Essay
Please provide a sample essay of at least one page that presents a strong example of your writing. The essay can be an original answer to a prompt above, an essay from a college, internship, or scholarship application, or from one of your classes.

Student Home Address

High School Information

Check with your counselor or look up the code here: 

Upload a scan or photo of your transcript.  An unofficial copy is fine.