The Application Deadline for Aspire was Tuesday, February 13th.

If you already started an application and need access, please go to MyAspire.

The Commitment

Becoming a part of the Aspire community is a multi-year commitment and students are expected to:
  • Attend a five-week program, M-F 8:45-3:30 p.m. for three summers (after fifth, sixth & seventh grades)

  • Attend student registration, family night and closing ceremony each summer

  • Attend all year-round events (occasional Saturdays and online programming during the school year)

  • Submit report cards twice per year and maintain contact with Aspire

  • Participate in the Aspire Alumnae Association

Eligibility for Admission 

Aspire is designed to support girls who:

  • Are strong students in their home schools, earning mostly As and Bs on report cards

  • Have strong attendance records in their home schools

  • Are excited about learning and interested in taking healthy risks and trying new things

  • Have a desire to be a part of a community and life-long sisterhood

  • Are limited in opportunity due to low family income

  • Are limited in exposure to higher education because no parent/guardian has completed a four-year college degree.

application Requirements

  • Complete an inquiry form
  • Student application with short essays
  • Family statement

  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers and community members

  • Report cards and test scores from fourth and fifth grade

  • Documentation of free/reduced lunch status

“The program was amazing for my daughter — it totally brought her out of her shell and taught her to embrace herself and to be confident in who she is.”

Parent of Aspire Alumna

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