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Grants (Gifted Education)

ESCAPE (Eliminating Student Cost for Advanced Placement Exams) is the federal AP/IB Exam Fee Program in Colorado

Colorado's AP Exam fee program is called ESCAPE. Application to participate in the AP/IB exam fee program opens in the fall prior to the testing year. The annual grant is announced through emails, letters to high schools and coordinators, a notice in the statewide Colorado Department of Education publication and announcements in gifted-education updates and network meetings.

​Grant Information for the 2015- 2016 ESCAPE Program

The 2015-2016 ESCAPE Information and Application is available, The applications from individual high schools for AP (Advanced Placement) and IB (International Baccalaureate) tests will be due February 1, 2016.

Grant funds are limited to the listed preapproved high schools. Only listed high schools may submit requests for exam fee funds for eligible students indicated on the College Board invoice. Other high schools are responsible for all exam costs invoiced by College Board.

Schools for the 2015 - 2016 ESCAPE grant are contingent upon the AP ESCAPE program released by the US Department of Education. 

ESCAPE Schools 2014-2015



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