The Academic Year Component seeks to provide students with academic enrichment seminars, student development and counseling services, as well as cultural activities and field trips. The academic year includes the following activities: Weekly meetings and monitoring, tutoring services and academic advising, Academic enrichment workshops, Cultural and social activities, Assistance with career, college, and financial aid process, Assistance with scholarship search, In-state and out-of-state college trips, Parental/Guardian component, Community service participation in their area.
State guidelines stipulate that students we recruit students
in 9th grade only. Students must meet either or both of the following criteria
1) Students must be first generation to college (neither parent nor guardian has a degree from a four-year college)
2) The student’s family must meet federal income guidelines and be considered low-income—parents/guardians’ income documentation will be requested in order to complete this application.
3) Students must have academic need as determined by report cards, test scores, etc.
4) Eligible Hartford students are selected from the Bulkeley and Hartford Public and Windham students are selected from Windham High School
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