Complete your understanding of the 21st Century Scholars Program with the detailed questions and answers below. Answers to more specific questions are always available by calling the Scholars Helpline at 1-888-528-4719 or by emailing Scholars@che.IN.gov.

1. When can I enroll in the 21st Century Scholars Program?

Students may submit an application for enrollment on or before June 30, during their 7th or 8th grade year.

2. How do I enroll in the 21st Century Scholars Program?

The online application is available on the Scholars website. In some cases, a community organization or school will accept paper applications, and then enter the information online on behalf of the student.

3. What is the deadline for the 21st Century Scholars application?

Applications must be completed online on or before June 30 of the student’s 7th or 8th grade year.

4. Should I complete an application each year while my child is in the 7th or 8th grade?

No, once enrolled in the program you do not need to complete a new application. If your application was denied while your child was in the 7th grade you may apply again before June 30 of the student’s 8th grade year.

5. I already have child(ren) in the 21st Century Scholars Program. Should I complete one for my other child who is in the 7th or 8th grade?

Yes, each student will need to submit a completed, online application for enrollment.

6. I was denied enrollment in the 21st Century Scholars Program. How do I file an appeal?

Appeals can be filed by mailing the appeal form and supporting documentation to the 21st Century Scholars Program office. Details about the appeals process can be found on this page.

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