Candidates for the Oliver Scholars Program are selected from middle schools (public, parochial, or charter) throughout New York City's five boroughs during the fall of their seventh grade. To qualify, students may be nominated by their middle school guidance counselor, subject area teacher, principal, a community-based organization leader or a parent. Students may also nominate themselves.
Please note: Online nominations must be submitted, and approved by Oliver's Admissions team, before candidates can move on to the application process.
Students must meet all of the following criteria in order to be nominated for our Program:
All of the following documents must be included in the nomination to Oliver:
Please Note: Nominations missing one or more of these items will not be considered.
The Oliver Scholars Program's nomination process has moved online! If you are interested in nominating a current 7th Grader (2015-2016 school year) please follow this link.
For further information or is you have any questions, please contact Tarmla Small, Recruitment Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 430-5980 ext. 1104.