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 must be nominated by their middle school Guidance Counselor, subject area teacher, Principal, or other community-based organization youth service practitioners.
Students must meet all of the following criteria in order to be nominated for our Program:
THE NOMINATION PROCESS FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR IS NOW CLOSED. WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN THE OLIVER SCHOLARS PROGRAM, AND LOOK FORWARD TO A NEW CLASS OF NOMINEES IN THE FALL!
Please note: Parents are not allowed to nominate their own children. All nominations must be submitted by school administration (i.e. guidance counselors, principals, teachers) or by a representative of a community based organization.
All of the following documents must be included in the application to Oliver:
Please Note: Nominations missing one or more of these items will not be considered.
All nomination forms with their supplemental materials during the student's seventh grade year.
All materials should be submitted electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information and queries, please contact Francisco Peña, Program Coordinator, at email@example.com or (212) 430-5980 ext. 1115.