COLLEGE PREP SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The 2017 College Prep Scholars Program application will open in February 2017. The information below pertains to the 2016 College Prep Scholars Program.
The QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program gives outstanding low-income high school juniors an early advantage in college admissions.
College Prep Scholars are uniquely prepared to gain admission and full scholarships to top-tier colleges through QuestBridge. The majority are also selected as Finalists for the National College Match. Being selected as a College Prep Scholar is a notable distinction that celebrates your achievements and gives you an early start in applying to college.
All College Prep Scholars will receive:
- Specialized guidance on applying to college: Our “VIP club,” where you can get exclusive resources and support
- Essay coaching: Get personalized feedback on your essay from QuestBridge
- The distinction of being identified as an outstanding potential candidate to top colleges
College Prep Scholars could also receive:
- Full scholarships to college summer programs at Stanford, Yale, Emory, Penn, and more
- An invitation to a QuestBridge National College Admissions Conference, where you’ll learn from admissions officers at top colleges
- All-expense-paid campus visits to our colleges
- Quest for Excellence awards, such as laptops and college visits, awarded on the basis of geography, special interests, or other individual criteria.
- One-on-one college admissions telementoring from Amherst College students
Who Should Apply
- Academically outstanding high school juniors
- From families earning less than $65,000/year for a family of four
How to Apply
- Application opens in the February (during junior year)
- Submit free application and other materials by the March deadline