Oregon Oregon Department of Education

Rule Rule 581-021-0579
Student Eligibility to Participate in a Post Graduate Scholar Program

Students who are eligible to participate in a post graduate scholar programs must:


Have satisfied the requirements for a regular Oregon diploma as provided in ORS 329.451 (High school diploma)(2);


Have been in grades 9-12 for more than a total of four school years;


Enroll in courses that are part of a course of study approved by the school district and that may lead to a certificate or diploma through the district’s local community college or contract community college;


Have completed and submitted the Free Application for Federal Student aid (FAFSA), if eligible to file a FAFSA;


Be ineligible for an Oregon Promise grant as described in ORS 341.522 (Oregon Promise program) because of failure to earn the required minimum cumulative grade point average or because they submitted a complete application but did not receive a grant;


Be ineligible for a federal aid grant that is equal or greater than the average cost of tuition and fees at a community college as determined by the Department of Education in consultation with the executive director of the Office of Student and Access and Completion based on prior year’s tuition and fees;


Retain legal residence within the boundaries of the school district that is offering the post-graduate scholar program and through which the student satisfied the requirements for a high school diploma; and


Meet any school district requirements for participating in the post graduate scholars program.

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Jun. 8, 2021