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NYUSPS Aspire Program - Applications Available for High School Sophomores

The NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy Aspire is a two-year college prep and mentoring program for high school students from underrepresented communities in the New York metro/tri-state area, who will be first-generation college students. Students apply as sophomores for a summer intensive, July 30 - August 4, 2017, and continue to attend Aspire sessions throughout high school. Each student is paired with a mentor for the duration of the program for online and in-person meetings. Admitted students receive a program scholarship that covers tuition, housing, and meals for the one-week summer intensive. For more information, please contact The application deadline is March 13, 2017.

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PASE Impact, FY 2023

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Afterschool Professionals Supported



Professional Development Events Offered

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PASE believes all kids deserve a safe, nurturing space during out-of-school time where they have opportunities to explore their passions while connecting with and learning from caring adults. We exist to improve the quality of afterschool programs for children and teens living in poverty.

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