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Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program


Student Eligibility -- to be eligible to enroll in OHLAP, a student must meet the following requirements:

The student must be a resident of the State of Oklahoma

The student must be enrolled in the eighth, ninth or tenth grade and attend a school accredited by the Oklahoma State Board of Education.

The income of the student's parent(s) from taxable and nontaxable income for the most recently completed tax year must not exceed $50,000

OHLAP Program Requirements

Program Requirements for Students : The following requirements must be completed by the time the student graduates from high school:

The student must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA for all course work attempted in grades 9 through 12.

The student must also complete the following 17-unit core curriculum and achieve at least a 2.5 GPA for the 17-unit core curriculum:

4 English (grammar, composition, literature
2 Lab science (biology, chemistry, physics, or any certified lab science; general science with or without a lab may not be used to meet this requirement.)
3 Mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, math analysis, calculus)
2 History (including one unit of American History)
1 Citizenship skills (economics, geography, government, or non-Western culture)
2 2 units of a Foreign or non-English language (two years of the same language)
2 units of computer technology (courses in programming, hardware, and business computer applications such as wordprocessing, databases, spreadsheets, and graphics will qualify; keyboarding or typing classes do not qualify)
2 Additional courses of any of the subjects listed above
1 Fine arts (music, art, drama) or speech
17 Total Units Required

The student must also agree to:

attend school regularly and do homework regularly;
refrain from substance abuse;
refrain from criminal or delinquent acts;
have school work and school records reviewed by designated mentors;
provide information when requested by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education or the State Board of Education; and participate in program activities. (Note: Compliance will be based upon the local school district's policy.)

The student must apply for financial aid at the institution in which he/she enrolls.