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Please answer the following questions:

1. Does your student live in the state of Indiana?

2. Was your student between the ages of 5 and 22 by August 1st, 2021?

In order to verify your student’s eligibility, we have just a few more questions to ask to see if you might qualify based on specific tracks as determined by the State of Indiana Department of Education.

1. Did your student receive an Indiana Choice Scholarship for the previous school year (August 2020-May 2021)?

1(a). Did your student complete the entire school year at the same school at which they received the scholarship?

2. Did your student receive a Choice Scholarship (voucher) in a previous school year? (i.e. 2020-2021 school year)

2(a). Did your student receive the Indiana Choice Scholarship in the 2020-2021 school year, but withdraw from that school before the end of the academic year?

3. An SGO is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that receives contributions from donors and grants educational scholarships to eligible students in South Dakota. Insurance companies that contribute to SGOs participating in the program can receive a tax credit. Has your student ever received a scholarship from a Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) for any previous school year?

4. Does your student have a disability that requires education services?

4(a). Does your student have an Individualized Education Program (IEP), pursuant to IC 20-32, or a Service Plan (SP), pursuant to 511 IAC 7-34?

5. Based upon your current residence, has your child been assigned to attend an “F-rated” public school for the next school year?

6. Has your child attended a public or charter school (K-12) in the state of Indiana for at least two consecutive semesters prior to the current semester?

7. Does your student have a sibling who has received either a (1) Indiana Choice Scholarship or (2) SGO scholarship of at least $500 for any school year?

8. Did your student receive and use an Early Education Grant (On My Way Pre-K Program) to attend Pre-K at an eligible Choice school?

8(a). Is your student applying for an Indiana Choice Scholarship at the same Choice Scholarship school they attended Pre-K with an Early Education Grant?

GREAT! Based on the information you provided in the previous screens, your student(s) may be eligible to receive the Indiana Choice Scholarship. We have just a few more questions to determine their eligibility based on household income.

Unfortunately, based on the information you entered, your student would not qualify for an Indiana Choice Scholarship (voucher). However, if you may be eligible for an SGO tax credit award that will allow your student to receive the voucher after one year in one of our Catholic schools. Please provide answers to the following questions:

2. Is your student a foster child?

Just a few more questions.

Q.1 Last year, was your student enrolled in a public or charter school for at least two semesters (1 school year)?