One Refugee

Program Application

One Refugee opens applications in December for the upcoming school year. Applications are open to incoming freshman and current college students.

​Eligibility Criteria:

  • Full-time college student from a refugee background

  • Taking 12-14 credits

  • Completed FAFSA application for 2021-22 school year

  • Resident of Utah or Idaho

  • College English and math ready

  • Minimum 2.75 GPA

  • Highly-motivated

Our application for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently OPEN.

Complete application HERE

Priority Deadline: March 1, 2021

2021 Application FAQs

What are the required documents?

1. Personal Essay (1-2 pages about your education, background, and career goals)

2. Current High School or College Transcripts (Must include cumulative GPA and current credits completed)

3. Copy of Photo I.D. (School, State, or Driver's License)

4. Copy of email indicating FAFSA is submitted for 2021-2022 school year (Sent as screenshot or PDF-- see example below)

When will I hear back about my application?

Applicants will be notified in March and April if they are invited for a program interview.

What qualifies as a refugee background? 

Applicants who arrived as a refugee themselves to the U.S. (refugee, SIV, or asylum), or applicants who are children of refugee parents, are welcome to apply.

Can I attend any college?

For freshman, preference is given to those who are willing to begin at a community college. However, all applicants will be considered.

For current college students, expensive private schools are not considered.

Additional Questions?

Contact info@onerefugee.org


101 S. 200 E. Suite #200

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

(801) 366-7126

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