Applications due by April 5 at 11:59pm.

Students are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible for early consideration.


  • Current freshman: High School Class of 2022 (priority given to SFUSD and charter school applicants)

  • Demonstrated need: Self-identify as low income (priority given to those who qualify for free or reduced lunch)

  • Motivated: Demonstrated perseverance and strong passion for attending a 4-year college (3.0+ minimum GPA)

Application process and timeline

  • January-March 2019: Open Houses and Mentee Application Workshops

    • Workshop #1: January 26 from 11:30am-1pm at Urban School of San Francisco

    • RSVP for Workshop #2: February 23 from 11:30am-12:30pm at Urban School of San Francisco

  • April 5, 2019: Applications close at 11:59pm

  • March/April 2019: Mentee Interviews

    • Applicants will be invited to session for one hour of interviews with current volunteers and program leaders

  • End of May 2019: Admission decisions released

  • June 2019: New Mentee Welcome Day

Not yet in 9th grade or need more information?

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