"We must spread the word of this great opportunity so low-income students can hope and dream about their adult lives. New York City students are particularly important because I've found that the rugged persona of a NYC student really helps them be resilient."
Forest Hills, NY
2010 Quest Scholar
|Quest for Excellence NYC Award|
The Quest for Excellence New York City Award gives high-achieving, low-income high school juniors in New York City access to summer enrichment and travel programs, technology, professional networking, and academic opportunities, to help strengthen their college outlook. This initiative is made possible through the generosity of the Heckscher Foundation for Children, additional foundations, and individuals.
College Prep Scholars selected for the New York City Award will receive:
Select NYC Award recipients may also receive:
WHO SHOULD APPLY
To apply, you should qualify for the College Prep Scholars Program and must permanently reside in one of the five boroughs of New York City.
HOW TO APPLY
2013 NYC Award Winners visiting Wesleyan University, Summer 2013
Quest for Excellence NYC Award Founding Team, March 2013