Applying to Project Uplift & Uplift PLUS
Project Uplift applicants will be notified of our decision via email by mid-March 2019. If you have also applied for the Uplift PLUS program, you will receive an additional email, in mid-March, that will notify you whether you have been accepted into the program. Applicants do NOT need a counselor nomination to apply.
Students must attend Project Uplift to participate in Uplift PLUS.
How to Apply:
- Step 1: Review the Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS Criteria and determine whether you would like to be considered for just Project Uplift, or both Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS.
- Step 2: Review the Project Uplift application’s required components.
- Step 3: Review a PDF of a sample blank application, and start preparing to answer as many application questions as possible.
- Step 4: You will need to submit an unofficial transcript with your application. Therefore, you will need to reach out to a guidance counselor or college advisor at your school, as soon as possible, to request a copy (preferably a PDF) of your unofficial transcript.
- Step 5: Click APPLY NOW and complete your 2019 application. Remember, there is one application for both Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS!
- Step 6: Once submitted, keep checking for an email from Project Uplift that confirms receipt of your completed application. Please note that confirmation emails usually arrive within 24-48 hours of submission.
- List of school and community activities and leadership positions
- One 200-250 word response
- One 350-500 word essay
- Unofficial transcript (required)
- Uplift PLUS applicants must complete a supplemental 250-650 word essay
**Applicants do NOT need a counselor’s nomination in order to apply for Project Uplift & Uplift PLUS**
PROJECT UPLIFT: Once admitted, there is a $35 non-refundable registration fee to secure your spot. There are no other costs associated with the Project Uplift programs. Fee waivers are available upon request. More information will be provided once admitted.
UPLIFT PLUS: The cost of Uplift PLUS is $1,800, which covers tuition, room and board, all meals, books, SAT/ACT coaching, and weekend activities. Payment plans and scholarship applications are available upon request. Students will receive more information once they have been accepted into the program.
Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS strongly encourage you to review the following SAMPLE blank application (below). If you have any questions, please contact Project Uplift.
*Please Note: We will ONLY accept submissions via our online application. You CANNOT complete this PDF and email it; any/all emailed PDF submissions will NOT be accepted.