I Know I Can
Helping Columbus City School Students Enter and Succeed in College

I Know I Can Grant


The I Know I Can Grant is for Columbus City Schools students and alumni currently enrolled in college only.  Grants will be awarded for anywhere from 2-4 years after a student's high school graduation and depending on the students program of study.  Each grant is worth $1,200.

In order to be eligible for and recieve the I Know I Can grant:

  • You must complete and submit the FAFSA by your school's priority deadline or April 27th, whichever comes first.
  • Current high school students must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.25, and current college students must have a GPA of 2.0 to be eligible.  Current college students must submit their cumulative grade point average via an unofficial transcript, online advising report or a summary of grades report with the application. 
  • You must submit your Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Applicants must be Pell Eligible
  • Students have 1 year from their high school graduation to apply for the IKIC Grant.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time for each term to receive the grant.
Submit Electronically
To submit your application electronically, follow these steps: 
  1. Follow This Link: IKIC Grant Application
  2. Select the "Download" Option
  3. Complete the form electronically and hit the "Submit Form" button at the top right hand corner of the page.
  4. Turn in the remaining required documents to complete your application

Please mail or submit all applications and/or corresponding documents to:

I Know I Can
Attn: IKIC Grant
3798 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43213
or via e-mail to ldg@iknowican.org

For further questions, please contact Felicia Mitchell at fmitchell@iknowican.org or Brittany Stafford at bstafford@iknowican.org or call us at 614-233-9510. 

I Know I Can

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