ACT 101 Scholars Program provides free personalized coaching and mentoring, educational planning, tutoring, career planning and outreach to students facing educational, personal and financial challenges.

As a student, you will work closely with a success coach. Together you will assess your goals, develop strategies and navigate the college experience.

Our services
  • Personalized tutoring
  • Jump Start to College
  • Bridge to Success summer program
  • Weekly skill building workshops
  • Engagement opportunities
  • And more
Eligibility

You may qualify for the ACT 101 Scholars program if you:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Your individual or family income is below a state-mandated level (determined by the FAFSA)
  • Are registered for 6 or more credits
  • Have an academic need or concern
    • Examples include but are not limited to being placed in a developmental-level course, having a low GPA, SAT or ACT score, having earned your GED, if you consider English your second language, or having a gap of 3 or more years in your education. All academic concerns will be reviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Summer program dates
  • 10-week Bridge to Success begins June 7, 2021
  • 6-week Jump Start to College begins July 6, 2021

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ACT 101, also know as the Pennsylvania Higher Education Equal Opportunity Program, is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.