Greetings from Northeastern University!
We are currently accepting nominations for the Torch Scholars Program for first-generation college students. We would appreciate your thoughtful consideration and nomination of students who could thrive in the Torch Program at Northeastern University. You can find the nomination form at northeastern.edu/torch/nomination-process.
The Torch Scholars Committee looks for bright, talented students who:
- Have succeeded against the odds, but have not reached their full academic potential due to difficult family situations, cultural barriers, financial challenges, or educational environments.
- Have shown leadership through community, school, work, or service.
- Have enrolled in college prep classes and would be successful with the additional academic and personal support of the Torch Scholars Program.
- Are U.S. citizens or permanent residents from low-income households.
- Have parents/guardians without a US undergraduate degree or equivalent.
In addition to academic and personalized support, the Torch Scholars Program covers all costs for a six-week Summer Immersion Program and includes tuition, room and board, books, and fees for eight semesters of undergraduate study.
Nominations are due by January 15, 2018. Students are considered based on their college application, and must apply by the January 1 admissions deadline.
Since our first Torch cohort in 2006, the program has graduated six classes. Torch alumni have entered masters and doctorate programs, created new ventures with start-up companies, and worked at established corporations across the country. Learn more at northeastern.edu/torch. We look forward to building our twelfth Torch class with your help.
Click here for the 2016 Torch brochure providing you with details on the program and how to nominate students. If you have questions about the nominating process or the Torch Program, please contact Jennifer Schoen, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617.373.7705.
Jennifer C. Schoen
Director of Opportunity Scholarships and Outreach Programs
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