Quest For Excellence Awards

The Quest for Excellence (QFE) Awards give additional resources and opportunities to highly qualified students with a range of specialized backgrounds and interests. Awards vary by category and are designed to help students become stronger applicants to the nation's best colleges.

Awards may include:

  • A new laptop
  • Funding for QuestBridge college partner visits
  • Reimbursement for college application fees
  • Full scholarships at residential and virtual summer programs
  • And more!

Specific categories and awards offered will vary year to year so be sure to check back for updates.

Learn more about Quest for Excellence Awards offered through the 2018 College Prep Scholars Program:

How to Apply

High School Juniors:

  1. Start a College Prep Scholars Program application. 
  2. On the Awards page, select the Quest for Excellence Award category that you are interested in, and complete the corresponding short essays. You may apply to as many Quest for Excellence Awards for which you are qualified.
  3. Complete and submit the College Prep Scholars application by the deadline (Wednesday, March 21, 2018).


Interested in creating a Quest for Excellence Award? Please contact us for more information.