We are accepting applications for 2021-2022!
Our mission is to guide first-gen high school students so they will pursue and obtain a college education. We are seeking first-gen students (1st in the family to pursue a 4-year college degree) who are committed to their education and college pursuit. Let's work together and help you reach your higher ambitions!
Go through our slides below to view active membership benefits and commitment.
Your grades/GPA is not considered for membership. Admission to the program requires:
- Completed Program Application - Click Start Application below
- Family Interview - Scheduled after your application is reviewed and approved
- Your Commitment - You need to put in time and work into this program
Once you are accepted into the program, you will be an active Y-Scholar until high school graduation as long as you continue to meet the program commitments. This program is FREE!
For 2021-2022, our programming will be both online and in-person. Priority for virtual portion of our program will be given to Y-Scholars who have transportation challenges to the YMCA Teen Center.