Applicants for the Lumos Award must:
- Be at least 18 years of age but no older than 26 at time of application.
- Be an undergraduate student enrolled in good standing at an accredited college or university at time of application.
- Have no criminal record.
- Have no record of social or behavioral issues at school or in the applicant’s community.
- Be physically fit to travel and participate in the project proposed—a letter from a physician may be required.