Prospective Scholars

We guide our Simon Scholars, who have demonstrated leadership potential, on a successful path through high school and college that will enhance their opportunities for them to find meaningful careers.

The Benefits of being
a Simon Scholar

  • 6-Years of Individualized Support from High School to the Completion of a 4-year University Degree
  • Career Exploration and Higher Education Mentorship / Guidance
  • College Application Assistance and Guidance
  • Financial Aid Guidance (FAFSA, CSS Profile, Other Scholarships / Grants)
  • Personal Statements and Personal Insight Questions Guidance
  • Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) Guidance
  • College Tours (In State and Out of State)
  • Leadership Conferences
  • Up to a $16,000 in a need-based College Scholarship
  • Brand New MacBook Air Laptop for Academic and Personal Use

Selection criteria:

First-Generation to College Bound Student

Sophomore at Partner High School or Sophomore at Partner Community Based Organization

Academically Challenges themselves Every Day

History of economic and personal adversity


Partner Community Based Organizations


Simon Scholars Profile


Our application cycle for this year
is now closed.

If you have questions about your application for this cycle please email your questions to

If you’re interested in becoming a Simon Scholar join our interest list and we’ll be in touch.