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Apply to ITA

Students from the Lac du Flambeau, Lakeland area, Madison, and Oneida and surrounding communities have the opportunity to explore their interests and to reach their full potential through ITA’s hands-on technology coursework, college preparatory academics, and personal wellness development that will support their successful completion of high school and matriculation into higher education.

ITA selects participants through a holistic review process, which includes a balanced consideration of a student’s application, academic performance, interests, motivation, and commitment.

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Application resources

Applications are closed for the 2024 season.

Questions? Please email us at ita@doit.wisc.edu.

Application requirements

  • Online application including four short answer questions that are found within the application. For your preparation, HERE are the questions.
  • Current Grade Reports that include student attendance and GPA are required. ITA staff will ask the applicant’s school for official transcripts once the application is submitted.
  • One recommendation is required from applicants. Within the application, applicants will need to provide the name and email address of the teacher or counselor writing the recommendation. ITA will send the recommendation form to them.

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Eligibility for ITA

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Priority is given to economically disadvantaged applicants that qualify for free/reduced lunch programs. Applicants should have a minimum 2.75 GPA and enrolled in Algebra or advanced math their freshman year.

Madison

Oneida

Lac Du Flambeau

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Things to consider when applying

  • Participating in ITA demands a substantial time commitment. Be prepared for a year-round college preparation initiative that entails dedicating time during the academic year and 2 weeks in the summer.
  • Finding a balance is crucial! While program staff wholeheartedly encourage students to be well-rounded individuals, ITA prioritizes ensuring participants excel academically. Being an ITA participant may restrict your involvement in sports, after-school clubs, employment, and community activities.
  • Fulfilling all eligibility criteria for admission to ITA does not automatically guarantee acceptance into the program. Your participation in ITA does not guarantee admission to UW-Madison or any UW-System School or college.

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Questions?

Reach out to your case manager or email us at ita@doit.wisc.edu.

ITA: Information Technology Academy