Eligibility

An individual is eligible to participate in APPLE UB if he or she:

1. Meets the following citizenship/residency guidelines:

a) Is a citizen or national of the United States, or
b) Is a permanent resident of the United States, or
c) Is a permanent resident of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or
d) Has provided evidence from the Immigration and Naturalization Service that he or she is in the United States for other than a temporary purpose with the intention of becoming a citizen or permanent resident; and

2. Meets at least one of the following criteria at the time of initial selection:

a) Is a potential first generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree or higher), and/or
b) Is a low-income individual as defined by the U.S. Department of Education guidelines; and/or
c) Is an individual who has a high risk for academic failure as defined by the U.S. Department of Education guidelines; and
 

3. Has a need for the services provided by APPLE UB; and

4. Is enrolled in high school as follows:

a) Has completed the 8th grade and not yet entered the 12th grade and
b) Is enrolled in a high school being served by this program (Batesville, Cave City, Cedar Ridge, Midland, Mountain View, Newport, Southside, or Tuckerman).