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A student, or parent/legal guardian on behalf of the student, that has been denied enrollment or removed from the Twenty-first Century Scholars Program has the right to file an appeal with the Office of Twenty-first Century Scholars. Appeals are evaluated on a case-by-case basis by an appeals committee. Submission of an appeal does not guarantee a change in the program’s decision.
|Appeal Form and Instructions|
|Appeal Form||PDF | MS Word|
|Appeal Instructions||PDF | MS Word|
In general, students appeal for one of the following reasons:
Below, you will find information that should be included when submitting an appeal.
After receiving written notification of a pledge violation, the Twenty-first Century Scholars Program will notify the student and parent/legal guardian by letter that the student will be removed from the program. The student may submit a personal statement to the Appeals Committee explaining why he or she should not be removed from the program and it will be considered on a case-by-case basis, as well as any supporting documentation.
There may be circumstances that do not fall into the above categories. When students are submitting other types of appeals, the student should include the following, regardless of the type of appeal:
Submitting Your Appeal
The Appeals Committee meets periodically throughout the year. After your appeal has been reviewed, you will receive an email or letter notifying you of the committee’s decision. Applicants are typically notified within 3-6 weeks after receipt of the appeal. All documentation and supporting material must be included when the appeal is submitted.
Twenty-first Century Scholars
ATTN: Appeals Committee
W462 Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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If you have any questions regarding the appeal process, please contact the Office of Twenty-first Century Scholars at 1-888-528-4719.