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Ninde Scholars Program

  • Brittany Gordon
  • College Access Coordinator
  • (440) 775-8910

Program Description

The Ninde Scholars Program provides one-on-one tutoring and near-peer mentorship by paid and trained Oberlin College students. They work directly with select Ninde Scholars in grades 7-12 in the Oberlin City School District. Additionally the program provides content tutoring at Oberlin High School in science, math, and foreign language, and college access services through a series of workshops open to all Oberlin High School students.

The Ninde Scholars Program is a collaboration between the Oberlin City School District, Bonner Center for Service and Learning at Oberlin College, Lorain County Urban League and Community Foundation of Lorain County. The program has an office at Oberlin High School and the Bonner Center for Service and Learning at Oberlin College.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 30
  • Middle School: 14
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 20
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Oberlin College