The Massachusetts Institute of Technology QSN Chapter provides a welcoming and supportive community for its members. QuestBridge Scholars can engage in chapter activities, apply for leadership positions, and participate in opportunities offered nationwide through QuestBridge, including access to QuestBridge Alumni Association resources.
Founded in 2008, the MIT QSN Chapter strives to create a safe space for Scholars, emphasizing a familial environment. Additionally, by sharing stories, culture, and challenges with other identity groups, such as the First-Generation Program and CASE (Class Awareness, Support, and Equality), the chapter aims to create a greater support network across campus. Through these collaborations, the MIT QSN Chapter shares resources, offers mentorship, and provides support for those of first-generation, low-income backgrounds.
In past years, the chapter has worked on initiatives that promote education, enrichment, and connection for the surrounding community. The chapter has also hosted study breaks, a Welcome Event, QuestGiving (Thanksgiving celebration), National Quest Day, and Senior Send-Off.
In addition to group activities, there are always opportunities for underclassmen to get involved in chapter leadership and initiatives. Each year, newly appointed chapter leaders and Executive Board members work together to plan new programming to ensure chapter members feel welcomed and engaged.