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Chicago State University
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Eligibility Requirements

Prospective participants are:
  • 19 years of age or older; 
  • Low-income;
  • Potential first-generation college students (neither parent has a four-year degree);
  • Not currently enrolled in a four-year institution and do not have a four-year college degree; and
  • Residents of Chicago or the surrounding suburbs.
*Verification of income is required for financial aid purposes. You must provide a copy of the most recent federal income tax return, W-2 form(s), and/or the amount of income from all required sources.