- Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S.
- Must be first generation/low income, first generation college, or low income
- Must be at least 13 to 19 years of age
- Must complete the eighth grade in good academic standing with potential to enter into college
- Must be a student at one of the following target high schools:
Leflore County Ruleville Central
Humphreys County Gentry
Jacob J. McClain S.V. Marshall