The application period for the Lincoln Scholars program begins after a student is admitted to American University and ends in early May. You must be an incoming first year student at American University in order to apply. The program is open to all majors at American University. Admission to the program is based on (1) your high school GPA, (2) two essays demonstrating interest in the program, and (3) one reference. We encourage all incoming students to apply. The next application period will open in spring 2020. Please look here for details about the application process at that time. Questions about the program may be addressed to the director of the program or to firstname.lastname@example.org.