College Bound Eligibility
Program eligibility can be subdivided into three categories:
- Basic Eligibility
- Performance Eligibility
- Continuing Eligibility
All students who seek funding through the College Bound scholarship program must:
The amount of scholarship award will be determined by the number of years that the student has lived in a home owned by that student’s parent or legal guardian:
All students of a Hammond homeowner who attends an accredited high school outside of Hammond are eligible for up to 100% of the scholarship providing they meet all other scholarship eligibility requirements (including a valid homestead exemption).
Once it has been established that a student meets the program’s basic criteria, he/she must demonstrate certain performance standards:
Academically, there are two options for eligibility:
Once a student is granted the College Bound Scholarship, the following criteria apply:
At any time, should it be determined that a student has deliberately deceived or provided fraudulent information regarding eligibility, the scholarship offer shall be immediately cancelled or withdrawn, and the student may be subject to legal action to recover any portion of the scholarship that was fraudulently obtained.