YES SCHOLAR APPLICATION PROCESS

WHO CAN JOIN?

High school student-athletes from under-resourced backgrounds (Minority; Low-Income; First-Generation American/College Student; Single-Parent Families).

 

HOW DO WE FIND STUDENT-ATHLETES?

Referrals from current YES Scholars; referrals from local community leaders and YES Volunteers; local coaches, teachers and educational administrators; we also accept online applications. 

 

WHAT IS THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

  1. Prospective scholar schedules and interviews with YES staff. Review YES program, life goals, academic & athletic motivations.

  2. Prospective scholar coordinates parent interview with YES staff. Parent(s) and YES Staff review YES program, parent and student requirements and family goals.

  3. Prospective scholar submits application consisting of writing sample, brief video of ‘Why I Want to be a YES Scholar’ and baseline profile information such as GPA and FAFSA/CSS profile (if applicable).

  4. YES staff reviews application and makes final acceptance decision. Successful scholars take full advantage of all support and benefits YES has to offer.

JOIN US!

If you are an interested student, parent/guardian, or know of a student you would like to refer, please fill out the contact information below and we will we schedule an in person meeting.

Youth, Education & Sport Initiative Inc.

437 North Street  

Pittsfield, MA 01201

info@yesforchange.org

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