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:

Who Should Apply

  • Academically outstanding high school juniors
  • From families earning less than $65,000/year for a family of four

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How to Apply

  • Application opens in the February (during junior year)
  • Submit free application and other materials by the March deadline

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Juniors: Who Should Apply

Academically outstanding high school juniors from families earning less than $65,000/year for a family of four.

Juniors: How to Apply

The application opens in the February of your junior year and is due in March.

College Prep Scholar Profile

View a profile of our 2016 College Prep Scholars.