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This organization assists outstanding low-income students with the college admissions process. They help students to gain admission by partnering with 30 of the nation’s leading colleges and universities, including Princeton, Amherst, Rice, Stanford, Williams, and Yale. For students interested in their College Prep Scholarship program, applications are available online. The process is free of charge. Students can receive full scholarships to summer college programs, counseling by QuestBridge staff, free admission to college conferences, and all-expense-paid visits to leading colleges. Their College Match program offers high school seniors admission and full four-year scholarships to partner colleges.

Minerva Scholarship for Mu Alpha Theta Members

A new scholarship is being offered by Minerva for Mu Alpha Theta members that apply to their new, accredited, global, liberal arts university program designed by a former Harvard Dean and a successful entrepreneur to prepare students to lead and innovate in an uncertain future. This need-based scholarship would cover half of the Freshman year tuition ($5,000). Minerva provides:

  • Rich global engagement: Minerva student have a global residential experience, spending Freshman year in San Francisco with subsequent semesters in global cities like Berlin, Buenos Aires, London and more. Students will live with the most diverse peers in the world, with 80% of students coming from outside the U.S.
  • Structured academic growth: The economic landscape is changing rapidly, so students need an intellectual foundation that will empower them to thrive in a variety of fields and jobs. Minerva's curriculum provides students with practical knowledge, helping them master critical and creative thinking as well as effective interaction and communication.
  • Engaging classrooms: Minerva’s classes are exclusively small active learning seminars where students discuss and debate important issues with peers and professors.

Applying is free, and any Mu Alpha Theta members that apply will automatically be considered for the scholarship.

To learn more, students can visit: https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/mu-alpha-theta/,  or join an information session at with Minerva students, staff and faculty. Minerva was recently featured in The New York Times.

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