College Prep Scholarship
QuestBridge sends information about the College Prep Scholarship to high school juniors, educators, and organizations via mail and e-mail.
College Prep Scholarship application becomes available on the QuestBridge website.
End of March
College Prep Scholarship application is due, along with one teacher recommendation.
College Prep Scholarship applicants are notified of their award status.
Several hundred College Prep Scholars attend QuestBridge College Admissions Conferences.
Select College Prep Scholars attend summer programs on college campuses. QuestBridge staff members and Quest Scholars begin working with counseling award recipients.
National College Match
QuestBridge sends information about the National College Match to high school seniors, educators, and organizations via mail and e-mail.
National College Match application becomes available on the QuestBridge website.
End of September
National College Match application is due, along with transcripts, teacher and counselor recommendations, and standardized test scores.
Applicants submit college rankings and College Match Agreement form to QuestBridge.
QuestBridge selects finalists and notifies all applicants of their status.
National College Match finalists submit additional required materials to colleges.
Colleges make admissions decisions and QuestBridge notifies finalists of their Match status.
Unmatched finalists can request to have their National College Match applications forwarded to colleges for Regular Decision consideration.
Mid-December through Spring
Unmatched finalists submit additional required materials to partner colleges and are notified of their admission status according to normal regular decision timelines.