Thank you for your interest in applying for Carpe Mundi. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohorts. Our application for 2019-2020 will launch in November, 2018! For more information, please call our office: 503-610-2723.
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When is the application deadline?
Applications for Carpe Mundi scholarships are accepted on a rolling basis – meaning that they are reviewed as they are received and award decisions are then made. Once we receive your full application, Carpe Mundi will give you a call, followed by an in-person interview. The sooner you apply the better your chances of being accepted!
Application Launch: November, 2018.
Who is eligible for the Carpe Mundi scholarship programs?
To be eligible for both programs, students must demonstrate the following:
✓ Residence in the Portland Metro area
✓ High school diploma or GED by the time the program begins
✓ A student of Portland Community College, Mount Hood Community College, Clark Community College, Clackamas Community College or PSU as of Fall 2018
✓ Eligible for acceptance into Portland State University (ask us if you are uncertain)
✓ Preference given to students that can obtain an United States passport (though not required)
To be eligible for Carpe College, students must demonstrate the following:
✓ First generation college student (no more than one immediate family member can have a college degree)
✓ Eligibility for the Pell Grant and the Oregon Opportunity Grant - applied for through FAFSA (the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid)
To be eligible for PDXchange, students must demonstrate the following:
✓ Eligibility for the Oregon Opportunity Grant - applied for through OSAC (Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion)