Harvard University Pre-College Program
Flexible 2-week sessions between June 28 – August 7, 2020
Number of scholarships: 2
Age: current 10th – 11th graders
Member Program Tuition Cost: $600 per student (may require an additional $100 health insurance fee)
Market Value Price: $4,750 per student
SEA Primary Contact: Sonia Gonzalez; email@example.com
Harvard Primary Contact: Jackie Newcomb; firstname.lastname@example.org
If a student has any technical difficulties in the application process, they should email Harvard summer office (email@example.com
January 13 – Programs notified of student selections
January 24 – Programs must confirm that selected students will move forward with application process
January 31 – Deadline for full Harvard Pre-College Summer Program Application and Financial Aid Application submitted directly to Harvard
Feburary 25 – Students notified of admissions decision. If accepted, registration for courses typically begins one week after admissions decision notifications (very competitive to get courses of students’ choice!).
SELECTION & APPLICATION NEXT STEPS **time sensitive
SEA will announce the nominee who has been chosen to submit their application to Harvard on January 13, 2020. After confirming participation, selected nominees will then be required to fill out the full Harvard Pre-College Summer Program application and follow the steps below. All application materials should be uploaded and submitted via the Harvard Pre-College Summer Application portal.
1. Member Program advisors and students should review Harvard Pre-College Summer Program general webpage, Admissions webpage, and Pre-College Course Options.
2. Online Application – Complete the online application. **To bypass the application fee payment, be sure to select “yes” for the Partnership Student option and choose SEA from the drop-down menu under the Partnership Student header. Then, enter the partnership code: pf20se20.
The following supplementary items are required to be uploaded to the online application portal:
– Transcript from 9th grade up through 1st semester, which includes current grades (Fall 2019)
– Counselor Report (can request link through application)
-Optional second Supplemental Counselor Report may be completed by member program advisor
– Signed Rules and Regulations form (You can request a link be sent to a parent or legal guardian or member program staff to print for families in the application)
3. Financial Aid Application – Log in to the online services portal to find the Financial Aid Application. Completed Financial Aid application and submit supporting financial documents to online portal.
4. Watch your email inbox – you’ll receive an email prompting you to log in to check your application status approximately three weeks after you’ve completed your application.
SUMMER SCHOOL TUITION, FEES, ADDITIONAL COSTS
Tuition, Fees and Additional Costs
Member programs should be prepared to contribute $300 per week for private school and pre-college. Tuition for Harvard gets sent directly to Harvard.
PLEASE NOTE that each school may require additional funds (between $200-$500) for books, supplies and incidentals that are not included in the tuition. Programs may be asked to pay for these costs upfront upon acceptance of each student and is an additional cost to the tuition. In certain cases, an initial enrollment fee upon acceptance may also be requested and will vary in amount depending on the school and the financial documents submitted by the students’ families.
Member Program Contributions
Member Programs should be prepared to contribute for each student accepted:
- $300 per week for private school and pre-college programs, and pay for student travel costs.
- Additional stipend for books, supplies, and incidentals (between $200-$500). Each school may require additional funds for books, supplies and incidentals that are not included in the tuition. Programs may be asked to pay for these costs upfront upon acceptance of each student
(an additional cost to the tuition).
- In certain cases, an initial enrollment fee/deposit is required upon acceptance. Amounts vary depending on the school and financial documents submitted by the students’ families. Any enrollment fee/deposit will be deducted from the total member program contribution ($300 per week).
- Programs may consider splitting some of these costs with the families. See below for details.
- Member programs should be explicit with families what portion of incidentals (books, supplies, enrollment fee/deposit, travel) will be covered by the program versus by the family. Member programs may use this worksheet to help calculate potential family contributions.
- To determine the scholarship amount allotted, most schools will require the family of each student to fill out a confidential financial questionnaire and provide copies of 2018 or 2019 IRS 1040 Forms and copies of supporting W-2 Forms and/or 1099 Forms from the same year as the IRS 1040 Form. Based on this information, the school may ask for an additional contribution from a student’s family based on their ability to pay. It is very important that this is clear to your students’ families before you make your nominations. They must be willing to disclose financial information and able to provide supporting documentation, and they may be asked by the school to contribute to the cost of the program.
- We recommend requesting that families provide a copy of the 2018 or 2019 IRS 1040 Forms and/or copies of W-2 Forms and/or 1099 Forms to member programs in order to help SEA match students with the most affordable summer school opportunities possible.
SEA is committed to raising the following funds for each student accepted:
- Balance of tuition, room & board
- $100 towards airfare (if necessary)
- Application fee (if necessary)
- Family Conversation Guide
- Master Tracker of all Summer Schools/Programs with dates, program length, all links, number of students we send, and grade levels/ages.
- Worksheet: Calculating Potential Family Contribution
For general inquiries, see the link below.
Harvard Pre-College Summer Program
For specific concerns, please contact Sonia Gonzalez, Director of Educational Partnerships & Alumni, firstname.lastname@example.org