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Why Crosby Scholars?
It is our belief that every student who has the desire to go to college should have the opportunity to attend. We want to help students and parents navigate the ever changing world of college admissions and financial aid so that the doors of opportunity remain open to all students.
The Crosby Scholars Program is a college access program. It is designed to help students prepare academically and financially for college enrollment. The program offers a host of workshops, timelines, guidance and assistance to help students and their families plan for four-year and two-year college enrollment. The Program gives information on college admission requirements and financial aid to help students and parents navigate through the college planning process. For students who need financial assistance, the Program offers need based Last Dollar Grant scholarship assistance up to $1,000 a year to help finance a college education.
Why join in middle school?
Participation in the program throughout middle school increases learning opportunities and encourages habits that provide Crosby Scholars and parents with needed information to prepare for high school. Crosby Scholars helps middle school students explore possibilities for their future and is an activity they can continue through high school graduation.
What are the advantages to being a high school Crosby Scholar?
There are many reasons why students should be a Crosby Scholar. The Program helps students understand and plan for the college admission, financial aid, and scholarship process. Each year, students are introduced to workshops, topics, and discussions that help them to better understand and prepare for the college search and college admission process. Crosby Scholars receive timelines and newsletters, attend Crosby Scholar Academies, and participate in community service. During their senior year, Crosby Scholars also receive one-on-one assistance with the college admission and financial aid process. The Program assists students in navigating the ever changing and challenging world of college admissions.
Each school has a counselor in the Student Services (Guidance) office who serves as the Crosby Scholar liaison for that particular school.