Rising Scholars Application

2021-2022 RISING SCHOLARS APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-22 academic year from students who attend one of our partner schools:

  • Alliance 
  • Canton South
  • Fairless
  • GlenOak
  • McKinley

Deadline to apply: Friday, Dec. 18, 2020


IMPORTANT - STUDENTS PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING

Before completing the application, you will need to have the following ready:

1. Personal Email

You will need to provide a personal email address, one that you check regularly. This email needs to be different than your school email (if you have one). If you don't have a personal email, please create one (Gmail, Yahoo, etc.).

2. Essay

You will be asked to upload your response to the application essay question below. 

  • Your essay should be no more than two double-spaced, one-sided pages.
  • Make sure your response does not contain any spelling or punctuation errors.
  • Include an introduction, body and conclusion. Answer all parts of the question and make sure your name is on your essay.
  • Acceptable document formats: .pdf (preferred), .doc, .docx. 

Explain how your participation in the Rising Scholars Program will help you achieve your college and career goals and, at the same time, help you grow as a person.

3. School Transcript

Have your school counselor send you a scanned .pdf copy of your transcript to upload with your application.

4. Teacher Recommendations (2)

You are required to have two different academic teachers submit recommendations for you. Direct your teachers to this website to complete the online Teacher Recommendation form below.


2021-2022 RISING SCHOLARS APPLICATION

We are no longer accepting applications for 2021-22.


2021-2022 RISING SCHOLARS TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

Teachers need to submit recommendation forms by Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.

We are no longer accepting applications for 2021-22.