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2022 Scholars Pathway Program Application

Welcome College Horizons alumniThank you for your interest in the College Horizons Scholars Pathway Program (SPP). The SPP is open to CH alumni only and there are limited spots for each program:

Rising First-Years: 
1-week Transition-to-College Bridge Program | July 10-15, 2022

Rising College Sophomores
1-week Introduction to Indigenous Research Methods | July 17-22, 2022

Priority Application Deadline: May 6, 2022 - 11:59pm MT
(Rolling admission until all spots are filled)

  • Program Location: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all 2022 programs will be held remotely and virtually.
  • Eligibility: The Scholars Pathway Program is only open to the following individuals: (1) College Horizons alumni who are current seniors graduating from high school and confirmed to start college for Fall 2022, and (2) current rising sophomores in college.
  • Program Cost: The Scholars Pathway Program is free. Every student who is admitted will have expenses covered and there is no cost to participate.

For questions, please contact:

Mikaela Crank, Director of CH Scholars Pathway Program

mikaela@collegehorizons.org | 505-414-1010

Select Your Application Pathway

Application Instructions - Rising First-Years
You are proceeding with the application for: 

2022 CH Scholars (Transition-to-College Bridge Program) for Rising First-Years 

Program Dates: July 10-15, 2022
(All 2022 programming will be held remotely)

Application Deadline: May 6, 2021 - 11:59pm MT
(Rolling admission until all spots are filled)

The program is one week long and is limited to 20 students. In order to be considered for the CH Scholars Program, you must submit a complete online application form, which includes the following components:
    • Personal information and preferences
    • College choice and start date
    • College admission outcomes
    • Short essay answer responses
    • Uploaded copy of high school transcript
    • (Optional) Upload copy of your official ACT/SAT scores. You may either scan or take clear pictures of each document and upload in .JPG, .PNG, or .PDF format.
Cost of Program: Every student who is admitted will have expenses covered and there is no cost to participate.

Eligibility: To be eligible, each student must,

    • Be a College Horizons alumni
    • Be a rising first-year college student at an accredited community college, tribal college/university, or a 4-year institution
    • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Submit a completed application

You must also sign and submit the following online waivers - some are bundled in this online application and some will be sent upon admission:
      • Privacy Statement & Participant Consent to Use of Information
      • Photo/Video Consent and Release
      • Access to Educational Records Consent
      • Consent to Participate
      • Liability & Notice of Risk
    Click 'Next Page' to begin your application
    Application Instructions - Rising College Sophomores
    You are proceeding with the application for: 

    2022 CH Scholars Pathway Program - Introduction to Indigenous Research Methods for Rising College Sophomores

    Program Dates: July 17-22, 2022
    (All 2022 programming will be held remotely)

    Application Deadline: May 6, 2022 - 11:59pm MT
    (Rolling admission until all spots are filled)
     

    The program is one week long and is limited to 20 students. Candidates are required to participate for the entire program, late arrivals or early departures are not allowed. Please plan accordingly and receive the appropriate permission from work, internship, or academic leave.

                                                  

    Application Requirements:

    • Student Application

    • Unofficial or Official Academic Transcript(s)

    • Most Recent Financial Aid Award Letter

    • Resume/CV

    • Waivers (Consent to Participate & Liability, Photo & Video, Privacy & Use of Information)

    You must also sign and submit the following online waivers - some are bundled in this online application and some will be sent upon admission:
      • Privacy Statement & Participant Consent to Use of Information
      • Photo/Video Consent and Release
      • Access to Educational Records Consent
      • Consent to Participate
      • Liability & Notice of Risk

      Cost of Program: Every student who is admitted will have expenses covered and there is no cost to participate. Selected participants will receive a $550 stipend for participation.


      Eligibility: To be eligible, each student must,

      • Be a College Horizons and/or Scholars Program alumni
      • Be a rising college sophomore at an accredited community college, tribal college/university, or 4 year institution
      • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
      • Submit a completed application

      Click 'Next Page' to begin your application.
      Student Information









      Below, please list a mailing address that is able to receive UPS deliveries and US mail.





      Family Information








      Family Income


      Student Demographics


      "Sex" refers to a person’s biological status and is typically assigned at birth, usually on the basis of external anatomy. Sex is typically categorized as Male or Female. Your legal sex will be listed on documents like a birth certificate or driver's license. CH only uses this information for airline booking and travel purposes.

      "Gender" is often defined as a social construct of norms, behaviors and roles that varies between societies and over time. Gender can be categorized as Male, Female, Trans Male, Trans Female, Gender non-conforming, non-binary, etc. If you would like to specify, you may do so in this section.





      Tribal Enrollment and Community











      If your parents did not attend college, you would be considered first-generation.



      Time Zones

      CH Scholars span several time zones from Hawaii to the East Coast. Given that our 2022 programs will be held remotely, we would like to know what time zone you will be located within during July 2022.


      High School Information







      Academic Transcripts and Standardized Testing
      Please upload a copy of your current high school transcript below. This year, it is OPTIONAL to upload a copy of your ACT or SAT scores using the links below.

      You may either scan to PDF or take clear pictures of each document using a phone/camera and upload as JPG/JPEG format. Be sure to rename the file to include your last name, first name and document type, before uploading (for example: Eastman_Tyler_Transcript.pdf or Begay_Lisa_ACT.jpg). You may upload more than one file in each section by clicking and holding command (on a mac) or control (on a PC) and then highlighting two or more files.




      Please report your spring term classes below along with what you predict will be your final semester grade in the columns below. Add lines below as necessary.

      Senior Spring Courses Expected Final Grade
      Course Title
      Course Title
      Course Title
      Course Title
      Course Title


      If yes, report the number of upper-level courses you were able to take from 9th-12th grade in the spaces. If none were taken you may leave it blank.
      9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
      Honors Courses
      AP Courses
      IB Courses
      Dual Credit (College-level) Courses

      College Admission Outcomes
      Please list ALL of the universities that you applied to this year and what the admission outcomes were below. You may add a total of 20 schools using the "Add another college" link below.















      Your College Choice





      Upload your Admission Acceptance Letter(s) and your Financial Aid Award Letter below. You may upload more than one file in each section by clicking and holding command (Mac) or control (PC) and then highlighting two or more files. You may either upload as a .PDF or take clear pictures of each document and upload as .JPG/JPEG. Be sure to rename the file to include your last name, first name and document type, before uploading (for example: Eastman_Tyler_FinAidAward.pdf).






      Technology Survey

      Since CH Scholars will run remotely this summer, having access to a computer (laptop, desktop or tablet), a cell phone, and high-speed internet are necessary. Many students have been issued school-based devices and internet hotspots. Consider what technology you will have access to in July. We need to have a clear understanding of your access to technology in your household.





      COVID-19

      The following questions are OPTIONAL. Please share only what you are comfortable disclosing. We are trying to get a full picture of you and your family's situation and this information allows us to identify resources and additional support that may be helpful.

      Student & Family






      Student Employment

      Family Finances

      SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS


      Take your time to answer each short answer question thoughtfully. If it helps, you may compose your essay responses in a text editor or word processor and then paste your answers into the fields below. Each response should be a minimum of 100 words and a maximum of 250 words.






      Applicant Information




      Preferred names are any name that you wish us to consistently use in place of your first name during and after the program. We will do our best to use this name on all correspondence sent to you and your home, except where legally required.




      Below, 
      please list a mailing address that is able to receive UPS deliveries and US mail.












      Student Demographics


      "Sex" refers to a person’s biological status and is typically assigned at birth, usually on the basis of external anatomy. Sex is typically categorized as Male or Female. Your legal sex will be listed on documents like a birth certificate or driver's license. CH only uses this information for airline booking and travel purposes.

      "Gender" is often defined as a social construct of norms, behaviors and roles that varies between societies and over time. Gender can be categorized as Male, Female, Trans Male, Trans Female, Gender non-conforming, non-binary, etc. If you would like to specify, you may do so in this section.









      Tribal Enrollment and Community








      Time Zones

      CH Scholars span several time zones from Hawaii to the East Coast. Given that our 2022 programs will be held remotely, we would like to know which time zone you will be located within during July 2022.


      High School Information







      College Enrollment Information












      Technology Survey
      Since CH Scholars will run remotely this summer, having access to a computer (laptop, desktop or tablet), a cell phone, and high-speed internet are necessary. We need to have a clear understanding of your access to technology in your household.



      COVID-19

      The following questions are OPTIONAL. Please share only what you are comfortable disclosing. We are trying to get a full picture of you and your family's situation and this information allows us to identify resources and additional support that may be helpful.

      Student & Family






      Student Employment

      Family Finances

      SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS

      Take your time to answer each short answer question thoughtfully. If it helps, you may compose your essay responses in a text editor or word processor and then paste your answers into the fields below. Each response should be a minimum of 100 words and a maximum of 250 words.






      SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

      Please use the following page to upload the appropriate documents for review.


      Note on Copy of Official Academic Transcript(s): Include copies of all official transcripts from all colleges you attended - including community colleges (even if you completed only one credit hour). You may upload as many documents as needed using the link below.





      2022 Cancellation Agreement 

      (for Rising College Sophomores applying to Indigenous Research Methods Applicants Only)

        I understand that if I can no longer participate in the Scholars Program by June 17, 2022, I will notify the Scholars Program Director (scholars@collegehorizons.org) of my withdrawal from the program and I also understand that I will no longer be eligible for the $550 stipend if I withdraw or do not successfully complete the Scholars Program (applies to Rising Sophomore Applicants only).


        2022 Participation Agreement

          If I am admitted to the 2022 Scholars Program, I understand I am subject to the rules of the program and I am expected to be in attendance for the entirety of the program (except for any unexpected illness or family emergency).




          When you hit submit, you will be able to review your answers and you will be prompted for an "e-signature." Once you provide your e-signature, please check your email and click on the email confirmation link to verify (make sure to check your junk mail).

          YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE COMPLETE IF WE DO NOT RECEIVE YOUR E-SIGNATURE VERIFICATION.