Urban Scholars Application Procedures



Prospective candidates are referred to Urban Scholars through school administrators, instructors, counselors, or community agencies. Each prospective candidate must attend an Urban Scholars Orientation with their parents/guardian, and speak to an Urban Scholar staff person before an application is accepted.

Urban Scholars Program

To qualify for the program, each prospective candidate must:

  • Register online- (An application will be sent via email)
  • Submit a completed application
  • Attend an Urban Scholars Orientation with their parent or guardian
  • Take an academic assessment exam
  • Have an average of 80% or above
  • Submit a copy of their most recent report card, transcript and letter of recommendation

© 2014 CCNY Urban Scholars Program