“Founded in 1994, QuestBridge is a national nonprofit organization based in Palo Alto, California that connects the nation’s most exceptional, low-income youth with leading colleges and opportunities. By working with these students—beginning in high school through college to their first job—QuestBridge aims to increase the percentage of talented low-income students attending the nation’s best colleges and to support them to achieve success in their careers and communities.”

Scholarships and awards for outstanding juniors from low-income backgrounds.

Awards may include:

  • Full Scholarships to college summer programs hosted by Yale, University of Chicago, Emory, and more
  • Quest for Excellence Awards, including $1,000 for a new laptop
  • Exclusive access to a QuestBridge National College Admissions Conference
  • Personalized college essay feedback
  • Specialized guidance on applying for full four year scholarships to 45 top colleges through the National College Match