One Family Scholars Application

Application Instructions

Welcome to the One Family Scholars program's Online Application. Please read these instructions carefully before starting the application process. Prior to applying please read through the information on the One Family Scholars websiteIf you have any questions please email applications@onefamilyinc.org.

We are currently accepting applications for the fall 2022 semester. You must submit this application by Saturday, July 2nd at 5:00 PM in order to be considered for this semester.

All information contained in this application will be considered confidential.

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Application Instructions (continued)

Please note: Once you start the application you MUST complete the entire application and hit “Submit” for the application to be processed. It will NOT save information and you can NOT go back in and change your responses after you’ve clicked “Submit”. It will not save any responses until you finish and click “Submit”.

At the end of the application you will have the opportunity to upload your required documentation. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you submit your materials electronically as PDF's along with your application. 
If you cannot submit them with your application, you can email them to applications@onefamilyinc.org no later than Friday, July 8th, 2022.

The required documentation you need to submit includes: 
  • Copy of the Financial Aid Award Letter from your school for the current academic year
  • Current official college transcript
  • Academic plan or degree audit approved by your academic advisor
  • Copy of the complete Student Aid Report for the 2022-23 academic year from the FAFSA 
  • Tuition Bill for the fall 2022 semester (This can be submitted later if unavailable now)
  • Candidate Endorsement Form(s) (must be submitted by a Community Partner or your two references. You can find a copy of the form on One Family's website: https://www.onefamilyinc.org/scholars)
  • Personal statement between 300-500 words describing your educational journey.
  • (Optional) Current resume
Please upload documents in PDF format!

Personal Information

Contact Information
All applicants must submit a Candidate Endorsement Form as part of the application process. You can find a copy of the form on One Family's website: https://www.onefamilyinc.org/scholars

If you are working with One Family's community partner organizations you will only need to provide one Candidate Endorsement Form. If you have any questions about whether you are working with a community partner organization, you can see the list here.

 If you are not working with our listed community partners, you will need to provide two Candidate Endorsement Forms from individuals or organizations you are working with, such as case managers, professors, employers, etc. You will need to provide the name of those two individuals in the section below. 
Referring Organizations Information
Application Information

Household Information

Please enter all members of your current household excluding yourself (may include children, significant others, roommates, or anyone else who lives with you.) Please note which members of your household are listed as dependents on your tax return.

Family Member Information

College Information

College Information


Please include your most updated college information. If you have not yet completed any college courses, please enter 0 for your Cumulative GPA. Please use your academic plan and/or degree audit obtained from your academic advisor to guide your responses in this section.



List the total number of credits, by semester, that you intend to complete in order to receive your degree by your expected date of graduation. For example, if your expected date of graduation is May 2024 you should list credits for each of the following semesters: Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023, and Spring 2024. To add more semesters, click the button in the lower right-hand corner. 


IF YOU DO NOT FILL OUT ALL OF THE SEMESTERS UNTIL YOUR GRADUATION DATE YOU WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED TO THE PROGRAM. Please use an academic plan or degree audit approved by your academic adviser to guide your responses. 

Semester Information

Career and Financial Information

Career Information


Please list your employment history. If you have had multiple positions at the same employer in the past year, please list each position as a separate job.

Job Information
Financial Information


Please provide the total amount of school and other debt you have, as well as any additional details about your financial situation. Please note: all financial questions should be answered using only numbers. Do not enter commas or dollar signs.

Volunteer and Leadership Information

List any volunteer activities in which you have participated during this past year in your community, school, child(ren)'s school, religious organization, etc. Also, please list any awards or honors you have received. Please make special effort to include any ongoing volunteer activities.

Leadership Activities

Upload Documentation


Please upload the documentation below as PDF files.


If your tuition bill for the fall 2022 semester is unavailable, you will need to submit it by the documentation deadline of Friday, July 8th.
If you are unsure how to access your Student Aid Report (SAR) please watch the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJKlhnYReJA
(Right-click the link and open in a new window or tab to watch the video.)

Submit Application

Once you have completed the One Family Scholars application, you should submit it by clicking the Submit button below. 

By clicking the Submit button, you confirm that you understand you MUST submit the following documents to One Family by Friday, July 8th in order for an application to be considered complete:
  • Copy of the Financial Aid Award Letter from your school for the current academic year
  • Tuition Bill for the upcoming semester
  • Current official college transcript
  • Academic plan or degree audit approved by your academic advisor
  • Copy of the complete Student Aid Report from the FAFSA for the current academic year 
  • Candidate Endorsement Form(s) (must be submitted by a Community Partner or your two references)
  • Personal statement between 300-500 words describing your educational journey.
  • (Optional) Current resume
If you have any questions about your application or the required documentation, please email applications@onefamilyinc.org.

Note: Please only hit Submit once, it may take a few moments to process your application.