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Talented Twenty

1. What are the requirements to qualify for the Talented Twenty program?
2. What are the benefits of being eligible for the Talented Twenty program?

3. What courses count toward the eighteen core course requirements for state university admission?
   

Students must complete at least 18 units of high school work in the core areas listed below. A listing of courses that were approved as meeting “college prep” requirements for SUS admission is available in the Florida Counseling for Future Education Handbook under State University Admissions Policies at www.flvc.org. Select Counselors and Educators, then select Select Advising Manuals.

Core Course Number of Required Units
English 4
Mathematics 3
(4 for an SUS applicant fall 2011)
Natural Science 3
Social Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Electives 3
(2 for SUS applicants who entered high school July 1, 2007 or after)
Total 18


4. After a student has been denied acceptance at one or more universities, what should the student do?
5. Does a student have to complete an application to be considered for the Talented Twenty program?
6. Is the Talented Twenty program also a scholarship award program?
7. What is financial aid?
8. How can a student obtain financial assistance?
9. How can a student obtain an evaluation of their progress toward meeting the eighteen core course requirements for State University System admission?
10. Where can I find the official requirements for the Talented Twenty program?