Thank you for your interest in applying for Carpe Mundi. We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohorts. For more information, please call our office: 503-610-2723.
If you don't want to do the online application, you can download and print a PDF copy. Once you fill it out you can drop it off at our office, mail it in, or scan and email a PDF.
Drop off or mail in location: Carpe Mundi 1529 N. Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217
Scan and email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Priority Deadline: February 1st 2018: If you get your application in before this date, you have a better shot an getting your first choice travel location.
Final Deadline: April 15th 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 2017
✓ 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)