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 Application Process?

EAGLE Academy Application Process

All applicants must:

  • Complete and submit the online Student Application.
  • Print out and mail in the forms listed below to EAGLE Academy by the listed deadlines.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation from non-relatives who have known you for at least six months. At least one letter should be from a teacher.
  • Submit an official copy of high school transcripts and any other post-secondary education institutions that you may have attended.
  • Submit a copy of your IEP from your last year in high school.
  • Submit a copy of your Summary of Performance documents from high school.
  • Submit a copy of your Individual Plan of Support from Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Submit a copy of your most recent psychological-educational evaluation.
    • This evaluation needs to include both an achievement and adaptive assessment that are less than three years old*, AND
    • An IQ test that is less than three years old, or two IQ assessments that have commensurate scores regardless of when they were given.
    • *If you have been out of school for more than three years, please submit the most recent of the above named documents.
  • Submit a copy of your Functional Behavior Assessment, if applicable.
  • Submit documentation of your status with Vocational Rehabilitation (i.e., open case, in process of applying, denied).
  • Submit a copy of your Immunization Record
  • Complete a daily living skills inventory, if requested by the EAGLE Academy Director.
  • Participate in a personal interview as scheduled with the admissions committee.
  • Submit documentation of your status with Vocational Rehabilitation (i.e., open case, in process of applying, denied).
  • Print out and have the appropriate person complete and mail the forms below to us.
FORMS
Personal Support Inventory (Parent/Family/Guardian/Support Person)
Letters of recommendation form
Personal Support Inventory (Teacher)
Emergency Medical Treatment Release Form
Proof and Acknowledgement of Guardianship
Release and Exchange of information form
Transcript Request Form (to be sent to high school)
Application Certification and Georgia Southern University Honor Code
Lawful Presence Form

 

Questions?

If you have questions, you may contact Karen Phipps, Program Director.
EAGLE Academy at Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8134
Statesboro, Georgia 30460
(912) 478-8842

Please send all admission materials to:

EAGLE Academy at Georgia Southern University
Attn:  Karen Phipps
P.O. Box 8134
Statesboro, GA 30460

Eligibility?

We are excited about your interest in EAGLE Academy at Georgia Southern University! We must have a complete application packet before the admission screening team will review your application for potential enrollment.  We carefully review and assess all information in order to make certain that a candidate will be successful at EAGLE Academy.

Information about the students we serve:

  • We are a comprehensive transition program designed to serve students with an intellectual disability or developmental disability. Although applicants may have other disability diagnoses (e.g., autism, functional delay), our emphasis is on students who also have cognitive impairments.
  • We serve students with disabilities who have successfully completed high school, and have received a high school diploma (regardless of the type of diploma). Students would have received or been eligible for services under IDEA.
  • We enroll students who express a strong personal desire to attend college.
  • We prioritize applicants who:
    • are excited to become better prepared for the world of work and a future career.
    • demonstrate both the need and a desire for greater independence.
    • can learn to navigate the college campus on their own.
    • can communicate reliably with others and exhibit socially responsible behavior on campus.
    • have satisfactory record of school attendance from their previous school.

All enrolled students must:

  • Have health insurance (Medicaid, Medicare, private).
  • Have his/her personal cell phone upon entering the program, so EAGLE Academy staff can maintain contact.

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Cost and Tuition Assistance?

Costs

EAGLE Academy students pay the same tuition, housing, and other fees that all Georgia Southern University students pay. Tuition and fee information may be found on the Bursar’s website.

EAGLE Academy students will reside in Centennial Place in a two-bedroom suite and each student will require to purchase a Dining plan.

EAGLE Academy fees are $5,000.00 per semester.

The University reserves the right to make changes in its fees, which are regulated by the GA Board of Regents, at the beginning of any semester and without previous notice.

Tuition assistance

Federal Financial Assistance is available to students wishing to attend EAGLE Academy once Comprehensive Transition Plan (CTP) approval is received.  Eligible students can also be awarded Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, and Federal Work-Study programs with an estimated amount up to $5,000. Based on need.  Students who are 23 years of age and older, do not need to consider their parent’s income.

Open House and Campus Visits?

Campus visits are available upon request.  Please call Karen Phipps at EAGLE Academy to schedule a visit.  Our phone number is (912) 478-8842.

 

Last updated: 11/7/2017

Eagle Academy • PO Box 8134 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-8842• email@georgiasouthern.edu