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Pre-Qualification Application Form

Authorization and Affirmation

By submitting this form:

  • I hereby authorize the McNair Scholars Program staff to obtain academic, financial aid and other information pertinent to my participation in the McNair Scholar Program at Earlham College.
  • I understand that a copy of my application materials will be kept on file at the McNair Scholars Program Office and that the resulting information received from counselors, admission and financial aid officers, instructors, etc. will be keep confidential in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • I affirm to the best of my knowledge that the information I have given in this application is true. 
    First and Last Name, please

    mm-dd-yyyy (i.e., 03-05-1995)

    You may enter "undecided."

    Parent Education

    Income Qualification

(Effective January 11, 2019 until further notice)

Size of Family Unit 48 Contiguous States, D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions Alaska Hawaii
1 $18,735 $23,400 $21,570
2 $25,365 $31,695 $29,190
3 $31,995 $39,990 $36,810
4 $38,625 $48,285 $44,430
5 $45,255 $56,580 $52,050
6 $51,885 $64,875 $59,670
7 $58,515 $73,170 $67,290
8 $65,145 $81,465 $74,910

For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,630 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $8,295 for Alaska; and $7,620 for Hawaii.

The term "low-income individual" means an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.

The figures shown under family income represent amounts equal to 150 percent of the family income levels established by the Census Bureau for determining poverty status. The 2019 poverty guidelines are in effect as of January 11, 2019. Federal Register notice forthcoming. Publication is delayed due to temporary closure of federal offices.

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