A. No. However, all students who are eligible to receive the scholarship are required to complete a citizenship affidavit. The affidavit will appear during the acknowledgment of award process, which students are required to complete to receive the scholarship.
It is up to the applicant to determine if they can honestly affirm the requirement outline in the affidavit, specifically that the student is a citizen of the United States or has lawful immigration status, or that the student has filed an application to legalize the student’s immigration status or will file an application to legalize the student’s immigration status as soon as the student is eligible to do so