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Cathedral Scholars Program

Program Description

The Cathedral Scholars Program works to expand opportunity, access and success in post secondary education for talented students from D.C. public high schools who are traditionally underrepresented on college campuses.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 1%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 7%
  • Other: 2%
  • African American: 90%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 60
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 15
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 100%