2024 CH Student Application
Welcome and thank you for your interest in the College Horizons summer college admission workshop for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian high school
students in the 10th and 11th grades.
In-Person Summer Programs: We can't wait to meet you on the hosting campuses of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Notre Dame! Since the 2024 programs will be held in-person, please reserve the following dates on your calendars as no late arrivals or early departures are allowed:
2024 Program Host Sites & Dates:
University of Pennsylvania | Philadelphia, PA
June 22-28, 2024
University of Notre Dame | Notre Dame, IN
July 13-19, 2024
DEADLINE TO APPLY:
January 24, 2024 at 11:59pm MST
Remote Orientation & Opening Session: Leading up to the program, remote orientation, teaching sessions and meetings (via Zoom) will be held and are required. In addition, students will schedule individual meetings with list maker, essay specialist, and meet faculty in their small groups so that you can make the most of your time together in-person at CH.
Application: This form is for new student applicants only (no alumni will be allowed to reapply). Please complete all sections and double-check your information is correct. This application helps paint a full picture of your academic, family, and community life in order to evaluate how College Horizons may be able to support you in the college and financial aid process.
Save Application with Email: A reminder that once you start the application, you may save and return to it at any time. Use your email address and create a password. You will be emailed a confirmation that you application has been saved. Use the link in the email to return to the application.
Includes Short Answer Questions, Personal Reflection Essay, ACT/SAT Results (if any), and Unofficial Transcript Upload.
3. Counselor Form & Official Transcript Upload
Students are responsible for giving their Teachers the link to this form.
Students are responsible for giving their Counselors the link to this form.
4. Parent/Guardian Form
To be completed by applicant's Parent/Legal Guardian.
5. Tribal Enrollment & Hawaiian Documentation Upload
To eligible for our program, each student must:
- Be an enrolled citizen of a federally recognized or state recognized American Indian tribe*, Alaska Native group**, or Native Hawaiian***.
- Be a current sophomore (class of 2026) or junior (class of 2025) in high school.
- Have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA (in core academic courses, not electives).
- Be a U.S. citizen and currently reside in the United States.
- Submit a completed application by the deadline.
*Indian tribes are sovereign and set their own rules regarding tribal enrollment and membership. To find out what requirements a specific tribe has, contact the tribe's main office or tribal enrollment office.**Includes a member of a federally recognized Alaska Native Tribe, an original Alaska Native Corporation settlement Act (ANCSA) enrollee, or a person issued stock from an ANCSA Regional Corporation.
***Documentation from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs will be accepted.