The Academy has expanded to select ninth grade students who demonstrate an aptitude for strong long-term academic performance, the motivation and willingness to engage in intensive learning experiences, and a commitment to excellence.Northwestern Academy is a multi-year outreach program designed to prepare diverse, academically motivated Chicago Public School students to matriculate to highly selective colleges and universities around the country. The Academy is intended to support students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Northwestern Academy is supported by Northwestern University as an extension of its Good Neighbor, Great University initiative to expand college access. The Academy is offered at no cost to students and is fully funded through donations.
To learn more and/or apply visit: http://www.academy.northwestern.edu/index.html