- Is a low-income individual, or
- Is a potential first generation college student, or
- Is physically handicapped, and
- Has demonstrated a potential for post-secondary training
- Has a need for academic support in order to successfully pursue post-secondary training
- Has completed the eighth grade but has not entered the tenth grade and is a least 14 years old but no older than 17
No person shall be denied admission to the program on basis of race, color, sex, handicap, or national origin.