University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125

P: (617) 287-5830
F: (617) 287-5818

Director: David Lemmel

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

Urban Scholars Program - Middle School

Year Program Started: 1983

Max. Participants/Year: 45

Application Deadline: rolling admission

Program Timeframe: year-round

Academic Level Targeted: grades 6-8

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

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

Program Attributes: non-credit, books/supplies provided, stipend provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (grades 6-8), GPA/academic standing (student in good academic standing preferred)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: academic classes, cultural enrichment, and recreational activities

Additional Comments: Students must attend one of four targeted middle schools from Boston Public Schools: Rogers Middle School, Dever-McCormack Middle School, Tech Boston Academy (7th, 8th grades), and Dearborn Middle School.