Dorson Scholars Program
FROM COLLEGE TO CAREER
The Dorson Scholars Program is a tuition-free, four year, college prep program that offers more structured and impactful support to our students. Beginning in the ninth grade, Dorson Scholars engage in year-round programming that provides college readiness skill-building, career exploration and professional development, SAT exam preparation, and college advising to prepare them for college and career success.
The program is segmented by grade level and different courses that are tailored to ensure students are equipped for success in high school, college and beyond.
9th and 10th Grade
College Readiness Course
Career Development Course
At the conclusion of their four years with the Dorson Scholars Program, students will have developed a sense of personal, college and career awareness while possessing the tools and self-confidence to succeed in college and beyond.
Throughout all four years of high school, Dorson Scholars also engage in:
Transformative summer experiences
College Immersion Program through a partnership with Cornell University Summer College Program or the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute at Princeton University
Travel Abroad Program through a partnership with the Student Diplomacy Corps