College Prep Academy starts Sept. 20

The Metropolitan Indianapolis-Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (MICI-AHEC) at the University of Indianapolis is taking applications for the College Prep Academy. 

The academy is a 20-week Saturday academic program for high school students considering careers in healthcare. It is geared towards students interested in learning educational skills needed to apply and become accepted in a health-related school. The curriculum will focus on cultural competency, SAT/ACT preparation, self-discovery, knowledge of healthcare fields, academic enrichment and college readiness.

The academy runs from Sept. 20, 2017 to Feb. 10, 2018. Successful applicants will receive an $800 stipend. The program will continue to accept applications until the class is full. 

Enrollment criteria:

Applicant must be in the 11th or 12th grade for the 2017-18 school year
Marion County residents only
Applicant is economically and educationally disadvantaged
Only two excused absences are allowed throughout the program
Recommendation and letter of reference required

Download the application form: mici-ahec-cpa-2017-18

Forms may be mailed to or dropped off at:

Metropolitan Indianapolis-Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (MICI-AHEC)
Attn: HCOP
1400 E. Hanna Ave.
Ruth Lilly Health Center
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Or email goldentn@uindy.edu (with subject line “CPA Application).