Meritus College Fund Application

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Please answer the following few questions to the best of your ability:

If you don't know, please select "neither" and we will reach out to you to discuss your options! This won't affect your acceptance into the program.


Please answer "Yes" if your parents attended college but have not attained a Bachelor's degree or higher.








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High School Academic Information







The following section is just for our purpose of supporting you -- your admission is not determined by your performance on any standardized test. 




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College Information



Of the colleges you applied to, please list the top three you'd like to attend:





Please list three majors you are interested in studying in college:





Please list three careers you are interested in pursuing after college:




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Community Service, Work, Extracurricular & Family Involvement

In order of importance, please list up to 6 of the most meaningful involvements you have had outside of the classroom. You may include activities such as club involvement, volunteering, employment, sports, family obligations, etc. Ultimately, we seek to understand your level of engagement with your community.



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Financial Information





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Thank you for completing your application to the Meritus College Fund! We encourage you to review your answers at least once before clicking submit below. The next page will also prompt you to review below a final submission.

What to Expect
The 10,000 Degrees team will review your application in the coming months to determine your eligibility for the Meritus program. You will receive an update on your application status in March. If you advance to the next stage of the selection process, you will be invited to an interview with the 10,000 Degrees community. Detailed instructions will be included in your invite to interview.

Please check your email regularly to receive updates on your application. If you have any questions or concerns in the meantime, please reach out to Jin Choi at jchoi@10000degrees.org or navigate to our website at 10000degrees.org.