Frequently Asked Questions

  • Question: Are graduate students of any type eligible to apply?

    Answer: No

  • Question: Must each professor’s completed recommendations form be accompanied by a recommendation letter?

    Answer: Yes

  • Question: Can I submit the application requirements in stages, or must everything be submitted at one time?

    Answer: Other than the two (2) professor recommendation forms/letters and official college transcripts, which must be sent to the Foundation directly, the remaining required documents must be submitted at the same time.

  • Question: What is the definition of an “Official Transcript”?

    Answer: It is a transcript that is sent directly to The Springboard Foundation either electronically via email, or by mail carrier. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Question: Can I have my parent, sibling, other family member, or friend obtain information relative to my application on my behalf?

    Answer: No. Due to confidentiality, we can only communicate with the applicant.