Academic Program for Excellence (APEX) Scholarship Application

The Academic Program for Excellence (APEX) is an eight-week academic program for a select number of multiracial students in the summer prior to their first year at ISU. As an APEX scholar, students get a head start on the skills needed to smoothly transition to ISU while also earning up to eight college credits through small classes and specialized academic support. In order to be considered for the APEX program, applicants must:
1. Be a graduating high school senior
2. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
3. Identify as Black/African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Latinx, American Indian/Alaskan Native or Multicultural.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Course History

    Number of college credits completed and/or in progress.
  2. List Advanced Placement courses you have taken (please separate with a comma.)
  3. List college courses you have taken. Please list course title (please separate with a comma.)
  4. Essays

    Briefly explain why you want to participate in APEX.
  5. Briefly share your goals for the future and how a degree from Iowa State University will help you reach them.
  6. Program History

    Have you participated in a federally funded Educational Talent Search or Upward Bound program?
  7. If yes, please specify the program, year(s) of participation, and location.
  8. Please check the box if you are in either existing student support program.
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