To be eligible for any of Merit America's programs, the following must be true:

  • You have a high school diploma or GED but no bachelor's degree.

  • Associate degree holders are welcome.

  • You are not enrolled in a four-year degree program.

  • Bachelor's degree holders are not eligible unless both of the following are true:

    • Bachelor's degree was received over 5 years ago, and

    • Your income was less than $35,000 in the last 12 months due to unemployment or underemployment.

  • You do not have a graduate degree.

  • You are a fluent English speaker, reader, and writer.

  • You are a resident of the U.S. and authorized to work in the U.S.

    • DACA and Temporary Residents must have a status/visa that does not expire within six months of the Immersion start date.

    • Residents of U.S. territories are eligible for our program.

  • You are 18 years of age or older.

  • You will be seeking full-time employment upon completion of the program.

  • You have access to a desktop or laptop computer that can connect to the internet.

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