Applicant Qualifications

We just have three simple qualifications for our future class of 2020 mentee group:

  • Current freshman in an SFUSD public or charter high school (current Class of 2020)

  • Demonstrated need: Qualifies for free or reduced lunch program as defined by SFUSD (check here)

  • High achieving: Earning a 3.0 or higher GPA. If not yet earning a 3.0 GPA, then demonstrates perseverance or strong passion for putting in the work to go to college

Application Process and Timeline

  • April 3, 2017: Applications due Monday night (11:59pm). Deadline extended to April 7th.

  • April 2017: Each applicant goes through one or two 30-min face-to-face chats with program staff and volunteers just to better understand whether they’d be a match for our program

  • Mid-May 2017: Applicants will be notified whether they made it into our program

  • August 2017: Our program starts!