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: education, internship/fellowship, counseling, mentoring, career/academic planning

Program Attributes: for credit, non-credit, books/supplies provided, stipend provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided, cultural enrichment, recreational activities

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.