Pre-College Programs

The pre-college programs seek to increase the capacity of parents, community groups, and schools to encourage and support middle and high school students' college preparedness activities. All pre-college programs strive to develop and implement strategies to increase students' academic success.

Twenty-first Century Scholars

The Twenty-first Century Scholars Regional Support Program equips students and parents with the academic, social, and cultural skills needed to attain secondary and postsecondary success. The program engages the community in meaningful conversations and services that make postsecondary education desirable, accessible, and affordable. Upon graduating from high school, enrolled students can receive up to four years of undergraduate tuition to attend an eligible Indiana public or private college, university, or proprietary institution.

Upward Bound

The Upward Bound Program is designed to provide the following services to low-income and first-generation students from Arlington, Arsenal Tech, Broad Ripple, Emmerich Manual, Northwest, and Warren Central high schools: a six-week summer academic component, six-week residential component, fall and spring semester academic component, summer work-study component, and summer bridge courses for its graduating seniors. The program also provides college visits, high school exit and college entrance services for seniors, tutoring and mentoring services, cultural enrichment activities, and monthly parent meetings.

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