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Yale Women in Economics
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2023 Seed Scholars Program w/ Yale Women in Economics

Yale Women in Economics

We are a non-profit organization that seeks to financially empower marginalized and traditionally underrepresented high school students to make better financial decisions starting with college. We help them to apply for college scholarships, teach financial literacy, and professional development skills. 

Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Seeds of Fortune Inc. Scholars Program in partnership with
Yale Women in Economics.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO JOIN THE SEEDS OF FORTUNE INC. HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARS PROGRAM?

Selected students will have access to​:

  • 10-month support program in college admission and financing (Meet once a month)

  • Mandatory 10-Day Summer College Prep Boot Camp

  • Research Project mentored by Yale Women in Economics and guest Yale professors

  • $2000 Scholarship to cover the cost of attendance to (4) Day Yale residential overnight and admission visit

  • Meet other ambitious students from traditionally underserved backgrounds & join our 4-year college network

  • Learn to Build Scholarship & College application

  • Interview Prep

  • Business Plan Competition

  • Connect to top colleges & universities for admission to HBCUs, Private and Public 

  • All majors of interest welcomed

DO I QUALIFY?

  • Must be current High School Junior/High School Graduation Class of 2024

  • Attend a Public School or Catholic School

  • Identify as a Female Student of color (African-American, Asian-American, Latino, or Native American)

  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0

  • Low to Moderate House Hold Income (Should not exceed $125,000).

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I SUBMIT MY APPLICATION?

There are 3 rounds to our application process:

  • Round 1: Submit your application by the deadline Priority Deadline: December 31, 2022

  • Late Deadline: January 17, 2023

  • Round 2: Online Interview Weekend (Mid-February)

  • Round 3: Selected Candidates Announced in late February 2023

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