Henry Street Settlement opens doors of opportunity for Lower East Side residents and other New Yorkers through social services, arts, and health care programs.
Apply to Expanded Horizons College Success Program
Thank you for your interest in the Expanded Horizons College Success program! Our comprehensive eight-year cohort model has been developed to better ensure that students are college ready upon high school graduation, are admitted to a good fit college of their choice, and graduate from that institution in four years. Expanded Horizons Scholars attend programming twice per week during the academic year throughout their high school careers. Additionally, Expanded Horizons Scholars are supported in exploring their creativity and extra-curricular interests through activities which include hip-hop dance class, basketball, and workshops in areas ranging from entrepreneurship to music production.
ARCS Program Model
1. Academic Preparedness
2. College Readiness
3. Career Exploration
4. Social-Emotional Enrichment
9th & 10th Grade Scholars
Participate in interactive and individualized academic (ELA and Math) focus sessions where project based learning and field trips will be consistent. Students also receive individual and group academic advisement to ensure matriculation to next grade. Program meets Mondays and Wednesday from 4PM – 6PM. PLEASE NOTE: Rising 10th grade scholars will participate in one-week summer programming (August 2016).
11th Grade Scholars
Participate in College and Career Readiness workshops that support the development of their problem-solving, research, leadership, and critical thinking skills, qualities critical to success in college and career. Participants also receive FREE SAT PREP COURSES throughout the majority of the school year. Program meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4PM – 6PM. PLEASE NOTE: Rising 11th graders participate in one-week summer programming (August 2016).
12th Grade Scholars
Receive individual college counseling by appointment, college readiness workshops from our college access counselors. College application fee waivers are available on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE: Rising seniors will participate in four-week summer programming (July 2016).
Currently accepting applications from rising 9th-12th grade students attending a New York City public high school (priority to free/reduced lunch eligible students who reside and/or attend school in the Lower East Side).
*Rolling deadline for submission.