Office of Excellence and Multicultural Student Success

TOLEDO EXCEL Application

Requirements and Procedures

Student must be in the 8th grade and attend middle and high school within the Toledo city limits (including all public, private or charter schools).

Have a 3.0 or above GPA and score at or above grade level on standardized test scores.

Be from one of the following underrepresented groups:  African-American, Appalachian, Arab-American, Asian-American, Hispanic-American, low- income (free or reduced lunch), Multiracial, Native-American.

Fill out and sign the front page (personal information) of the application; and have a school representative (counselor, principal or teacher) fill out and sign the back page of the form (grade and test score information). 

Write a 250 word essay on “Why I Want to go to College” and attach it to the application form.

The school representative will then mail in both pages of the completed application form and the essay to: 

Attn. Mr. Dan McGuire


2801 W. Bancroft Street, MS 102

Toledo, Ohio  43606-3390

Your application must be returned to your counselor by Friday, March 6, 2015.  Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.  After the applications are received and reviewed, qualifying students will be contacted with information about times and dates for an orientation and interview. 

Any questions can be directed to Mr. Dan McGuire by phone at (419) 530-3825 or email at

We look forward to receiving many outstanding applications this year.  




Last Updated: 6/26/15