ACES Program Application
The ACES Program at Montgomery College offers a personalized, seamless educational pathway from high school to college completion. Our goal is to prepare high school students for learning and life.
Admission Criteria to the ACES Program–What You Need to Know
The ACES Program is a free program and seeks to serve students who identify with any of the following categories:
- Historically underrepresented in higher education
- First in their family to graduate from a college or university in the United States
- Have differing abilities
- From a single parent household
- From a low income household- falls below the poverty line as defined by the State of Maryland
- English language learners
Important things to remember
- The application period is from September through December.
- The application is now closed. It will reopen in September of 2020.
- Your application will not be reviewed until a completed Program Consent Form is submitted to your academic coach.
- If accepted to the ACES program, participants must apply to Montgomery College (MC) to receive access to MC resources while in high school. Montgomery College resources are required to fully participate in the ACES program. All ACES students will be required to complete a Montgomery College (MC) application but are not obligated to attend MC upon graduation from high school. Instructions for completing the MC application will be provided after a student is accepted to the program.
- Please direct any inquiries regarding your ACES application to the ACES academic coach at your high school. Participating ACES high schools and ACES academic coach contact information may be found here.
ACES Required Forms
Please complete and submit the following mandatory forms to the ACES Academic Coach at your high school by April 1, 2020. Failure to submit these forms by the deadline will result in automatic removal from the program.
Photo and Video Release Form – English
Formulario de Consentimiento Y Exención de Responsabilidad Para La Publicación de Fotos y Videos – Spanish
የፎቶ እና ቪዲዮ ስምምነት እና የመልቀቂያ ቅጽ -Amharic
Formulaire de Consentement Pour la Diffusion de Photos et Vidéos – French
MẪU CHO PHÉP TIẾT LỘ THÔNG TIN VÀ ĐỒNG Ý CHO CHỤP HÌNH VÀ QUAY VIDEO – Vietnamese
照片和视频免责同意书 – Chinese
ACES Scholar Agreement and Communication Consent – English
Acuerdo del Programa de Becarios ACES y Consentimiento de Comunicación- Spanish
ACES መርሀግብር ስኮላር ስምምነት እና የመግባባት ማረጋገጫ ስምምነት – Amharic
Accord pour les boursiers du programme ACES et consentement relatif à la transmission d’informations – French
Bản Thỏa Thuận của Học Sinh và Đồng Ý Liên Lạc trong Chương Trình ACES – Vietnamese
ACES 计划学生协议和沟通同意书 – Chinese