Brandeis University
415 South Street, MS 001
Waltham, MA 02454

P: (781) 736-3470
F: (781) 736-2003

Director: Kathryn Bethea-Rivera

Contact: Lily Pineiro
P: (781) 736-3467
F: (781) 736-2003

Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program

Year Program Started: 1968

Max. Participants/Year: 20

Application Deadline: March 1

Program Timeframe: late August - May

Academic Level Targeted: college, college preparation for high school graduates

Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Other Hispanic

Type of Program: education, counseling, mentoring, career/academic planning, college preparation

Program Attributes: for credit, non-credit, books/supplies provided, financial aid provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (high school diploma or GED), U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: science (computer, mathematical), interest in liberal arts education, humanities, creative arts, social sciences, and life sciences