Who Can Apply: Open to applicants with superior academics, leadership and community service, whose primary residence is in Buncombe or Madison County, and who are seniors in public schools in Buncombe or Madison County or the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) or the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).
The Desired Applicant Qualities, in order of importance, include superior academic achievement and potential; strong moral character; community service, extracurricular activities and/or work experience; and success in dealing with life’s challenges. The successful candidate will be an exceptional student first and foremost. While there is no formula to apply to high school performance or testing, the pool of candidates each year is extremely competitive, and consequently stronger students will have an advantage.
Submission: To apply, students must complete an application online. The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.
Deadline: January 25, 2019