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.