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(Last updated June 6, 2018)

2019-20

State Scholar Program Processing

The June 6 e-Message announced the start to of the 2019-20 State Scholar Program processing cycle, as well as specific details about the methods that may be used by high schools to submit sixth semester data. The sixth semester data used to determine 2019-20 State Scholars (students who will be college freshmen during the 2019-20 academic year) must be submitted via the SSP system of the GAP Access portal. High schools choosing to participate in the SSP process must be registered to utilize GAP Access.

High schools may choose from two options when submitting the required sixth semester data via the SSP system: in batches (via Excel spreadsheets), or as individual records.

  • Option One: ISAC is currently accepting the sixth semester data via the batch process only. All data files must be formatted according to the specifications provided by ISAC. Follow the instructions on how to prepare a file for submission using Option One available from the Required Sixth Semester Data page.
  • Option Two: The second option allows individual records to be submitted via the online process.

Currently Option One is the only method of transmission available at this time. Submission of individual records will be available at a later date.

Refer to the Required Sixth-Semester Data page for detailed information about the required data, methods of transmission and file specifications, transfers and disqualification codes. There are links to various user guides and templates in the right menu of that page.