Decrease the number of students who drop out of
Increase the number of students who are ready to
work after college.
Increase the number of low-income students that go
Decrease drug and alcohol use by encouraging college
Increase personal income.
Improve the overall quality of life for the people of
Live in Indiana (determined by the where the
parent/legal guardian lives) and be a U.S. citizen
or eligible non-citizen.
For information about citizenship qualifications, call
Be enrolled in the 6th
, or 8th
grade at an Indiana
Meet income requirements or be a ward of the
court (ex: foster child).
Make a promise to stick to the Scholar’s Pledge.
Pledge:I agree to graduate from an Indiana school with an
Indiana high school diploma.
I will get a high school GPA of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0
I will not use illegal drugs or alcohol or commit a
I will apply to an eligible Indiana college, university
or technical school as a high school senior.
I will apply on time for state and federal financial
How do you know if you are a
Call the regional support site at 800-880-5213
or go online at www.scholars.in.gov
Enrollment letters are sent out in July.
Some applications are chosen to
show proof of income and must
What do you get from this
Scholars get 4 years of college tuition to go to an
eligible Indiana public or private college.
Public college: full tuition
Private college: partial tuition up to a maximum
Free support and college readiness programs and
activities for Scholars and parents.
Scholar activities: college tours, summer camps,
and job shadowing.
Parent activities: parent conferences, pledge
ceremonies, and college and career planning
What else do you get?
Incentives to attend participating colleges and universities
(ex. IU, Purdue, University of Evansville, Marian
Go to www.scholars.in.gov to find incentives
Websites for Scholars
Regional newsletters highlighting
local Scholar activities.
SAT/ACT fee waivers
A toll-free hotline at 888-528-4719
How to access and use the Scholarship:
Send in a completed Affirmation Form on or before
of your senior year.
File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) every year at www.fafsa.ed.gov
Indiana deadline is March 10th
Complete all corrections by the May 15th
Begin college and be a full-time student no later than 2
years after graduation (ex: 2010 graduates must enroll
in college by December, 31, 2012).
Meet the academic standards at your college or
What if I move?
Go to the www.scholars.in.gov website to make
the changes yourself!
Or, call 21st
Century Scholars at 800-880-5213
Or, tell your guidance counselor
Turn to page 4-5 in your OnTrack magazine (6th
page 8-9 in your OnTrack magazine (7th
page 8-9 in your OnTrack magazine (8th
For more information including Core 40 and
Academic Honors visit:
Course & Credit Requirements
Physical Education 2 credits
Health and Wellness 1 credit
Total 40 credits
Including a balance of literature,
composition and speech.
Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II or
Integrated Math I, II and III
Al l s tudents mus t compl ete
a ma th or phys i cs cours e
duri ng thei r juni or or s eni or
Biology I; Chemistry I or Physics I or
Integrated Chemistry-Physics; and any
additional Core 40 science course.
Any combination of world languages,
fine arts, and career and technical
Col l ege a nd Ca reer Pa thway
U.S. History; U.S. Government;
Economics; and either World History
and Civilization or Geography and
History of the World.
Additional Information:Discuss future plans with your parents and other adults
Check to see if your middle school or high school offers
a spring orientation- if so, attend it!
Important websites for you to know:
Learn More Indiana www.learnmoreindiana.org
Use the Homework Hotline to stay on top of your
FREE math and science homework help to 6-12 graders
7 p.m. to 10 p.m., September - May
Toll free number: 1-877-ASK-ROSE
How to reach
Toll free at 800-880-5213
1900 East Tenth Street
Eigenmann Hall, Room 610
Bloomington, IN 47406
Take this home to your parents!!!
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