Garfield Y-Scholars – Currently Recruiting Incoming Freshmen

Y-Scholars is a free college access for African American students at Garfield high school. Every year they recruit 30 incoming freshmen who have the goal of attending a 4-year university. 

Program highlights include:

  • Afterschool study sessions during the week featuring support from Garfield teachers and tutors from local universities. Snacks too!
  • Monthly field trips to in-state and out-of-state colleges, movies, businesses, and more!
  • Individualized college readiness support (SAT Prep, college applications, personal statement essays, scholarships, etc.) during junior and senior year, which has resulted in 100% college acceptance rate! 
  • Academic support, social support, and incentives during all four years of the program.

They are accepting applications through June 4th. To apply: https://tinyurl.com/Y-ScholarsApp21.

See the attached flyer for more information.

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