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Our Programs 

We currently offer three programs. Please select the program that best suits your needs.

6-Year Program

A 6-year college and career support program for 11th-graders from anywhere in the U.S., including two summers before college onsite at Amherst College and the University of Chicago, and four years of support while you are in college.

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OnRamp

A 10-month pre-college program for 10th-grade Black/Generational African American males offering a summer program on a college campus and 1:1 coaching during 11th grade to help prepare you to go to and thrive in college.

If you are interested in applying to OnRamp, please click here.
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Thrive Academies

A 2-year college preparation program for 11th-graders featuring two six-week summer programs before college on a local college campus to help prepare you to get into and thrive in college. Currently, only available to students in Los Angeles or New York City.

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APPLICATION DETAILS

For 6-Year Program & Thrive Academies

  • Eligibility

  • Thrive Scholars reviews applications holistically and does not have absolute requirements for admission. However, students who have been historically admitted into our program typically meet the following criteria:

    • Be currently enrolled as a junior in high school
    • Earn primarily A’s in the most challenging courses offered at high school
    • Planning to apply to college during their senior year
    • Highly ranked amongst graduating class
    • Have a Household annual income at or below $100,000 (We collect income information for both parents/guardians)
    • Identify as a student of color and/or first-generation college-goers
  • Application Deadline: December 15, 2023 at 11:59PT

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    Still have questions? Visit our FAQ page for more details.

Information Sessions 

Learn more about Thrive Scholars and have your questions answered by our admissions team and current Scholars at a virtual information session. Click here for details.