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    College Prep Leadership Program at Columbia University

    College Prep Leadership Program at Columbia University


    • Listing Type: After-School Enrichment
    • Entering Grade: 12th
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Session Start: September
    • Session Length: Six Weeks, Semester
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Mentoring, Test Prep
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Gender: Girls Only
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    The College Prep Leadership Program offers a wide range of crucial topics, ensuring that students are well-prepared for the college application process and beyond. Over the course of six months, participants will engage in interactive sessions covering key modules, such as resume building, college essay writing, scholarship applications, financial aid, and more. With hands-on experience and mentorship, students will gain the confidence they need to flourish on their college path.


    • Financial Assistance: $1,000 scholarship awarded to students from household incomes <$125,000/yr to cover program feesTransformative College Preparation: Our program equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the college application process.
    • Mentorship and Guidance: Participants will have access to experienced mentors and professionals passionate about supporting their growth.
    • Columbia University's Prestigious Campus: Students will experience the vibrant atmosphere of Columbia University and meet directly with Columbia's admissions representatives.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • High School Senior - Class of 2024
    • Identify as female
    • Be a historically underrepresented student
    • Come from a low to moderate-income background (< $125,000)
    • Identify as a student of color (African American, Hispanic/Latino, & Indigenous Groups)

    Applications Open:

    July 31, 2024

    How to Apply:

    Interested students should visit our official website www.seedsoffortune.org/cpl to submit their applications, schedule their interviews, and take the first steps toward a remarkable college preparation journey.

    Should you have any questions or require additional information, please don't hesitate to contact us at hello@seedsoffortune.org OR scott@seedsoffortune.org.