Join Guardian Scholars
All eligible students wishing to engage with the Guardian Scholars program should submit this Program Admissions Form.* Please be prepared to share some information about your foster care history and current living/family situation. You will also be asked to write a personal statement (short essay) including your academic and/or career goals. If you have documentation verifying your Department of Child Services (DCS) case history, there is an opportunity to upload supporting documents.
Once your admissions form is received, you will contacted by program staff to schedule an eligibility screening if one is needed. Program orientation occurs during move-in week for 1st year students, or during coaching meetings as needed. Please contact Bria Zolman, Guardian Scholars Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-285-5538 with any questions regarding program eligibility or admission to the Guardian Scholars program.
*Please note that you must be an admitted Ball State student before you will be able to access this form.