Urban Scholars – High School

University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125

P: (617) 287-5665
F: (617) 287-5818

Director: David Lemmel

Contact: Kevin Dean
P: (617) 287-5830
F: (617) 287-5818

Urban Scholars – High School

Year Program started: 1983

Max. Participants/Year: 75

Application Deadline: rolling admission

Program Timeframe: year-round

Academic Level Targeted: Grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: Any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: Career/academic planning, Counseling, Education, Internship/fellowship, Mentoring

Program Attributes: For credit, Non-credit, Books/supplies provided, Stipend provided, Counseling provided, Mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (freshman, sophomore, or junior), GPA/academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred), students must attend one of five of our target Boston public high schools.

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: N/A

Additional Comments: The Urban Scholars Program services academically talented urban students from selected Boston public high schools: Jeremiah E. Burke High School, Excel High School, Tech Boston Academy, Dorchester Academy, and Boston Green Academy.