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Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program

Program News

(last updated September 9, 2019)

2019-20 Program Funding
2019-20 Application, Certification and Award Determination

2019-20

Program Funding

The 2020 fiscal year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020) appropriation for the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program is $6,498,800.

Application, Certification and Award Determination

Beginning with the 2019-20 academic year, the Application, Certification and Award Determination functions to receive a Golden Apple Scholarship will be performed by the Golden Apple Foundation. All processing of the scholarship has been converted to the GAP Access portal. Colleges will be able to view application and award information on the Student Eligibility List: View screen in the Golden Apple system. The role of colleges will start with payment processing, which is anticipated to be available through the GAP Access portal in the fall of 2019.