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How to Apply to (HS)2

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for admission to (HS)2, a candidate must be:

  • Currently in 9th grade in a public high school in the following cities: Denver, CO; Fort Worth or Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Milwaukee, WI; New Orleans, LA; or New York, Brooklyn or Bronx, NY.
  • Qualify for free or reduced-fee lunch, or able to demonstrate financial hardship
  • Interested in STEM
  • First generation college student
  • Top 10% of class academically
  • African American, Latino, or Native  American
  • U.S. Citizen or legal resident

Admission to the program is based on scholastic achievement, academic and leadership potential, interest in mathematics and science, personal recommendations of teachers and counselors, and financial need.  Priority is given to students whose parents do not hold a college degree.

Application Process and Deadlines

 

STEP ONE - (HS)2 Pre-Application Form
Download and complete the 2017 (HS)2 Pre-Application Form and 500-word essay and submit to (HS)2 on or before Friday, October 21, 2016.  This form requires Adobe’s Acrobat Reader Program.You may download this program for free here.


STEP TWO - (HS)2 Application Packet

Once applicants have submitted their Pre-Application form and essay  to (HS)2 and their eligibility has been confirmed, students will receive the (HS)2 Application Packet from their high school counselor.  The (HS)2 Application Packet is due to (HS)2 by Friday, December 16, 2016 (to ensure the application packet arrives in time, please postmark USPS by December 9, or FedEx by December 14).  
The (HS)2 Application Packet Includes: Student/Family Contact Information
Student Questionnaire/Essays
Parent/Guardian Questionnaire
School Report (transcripts and standardized test results)
•  Counselor/Principal Recommendation
Science Teacher Recommendation
Math Teacher Recommendation English Teacher Recommendation
Financial Information (with income verification for each parent/guardian) 

Please send application packets to:
Colorado Rocky Mountain School (HS)2 Program
500 Holden Way
Carbondale, CO 81623

STEP THREE - Interview
Applications will be reviewed by the (HS)2 admission committee, and students will be notified of their applicant status by Friday, January 27, 2017. Finalists will be interviewed by the program director, either in person or via Skype, during the months of February and March, and the 2017-19 (HS)2 Scholars will be chosen and notified of their admission to the program by March 24, 2017.  Admitted Scholars must contact the program director to confirm their participation by Friday, March 31, 2017.

For Questions:
If you have any questions about the (HS)2 program, please contact Cindy Blachly, program director, at 970-963-2562 x134.

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Home HS2 How to Apply

How to Apply to (HS)2

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for admission to (HS)2, a candidate must be:

  • Currently in 9th grade in a public high school in the following cities: Denver, CO; Fort Worth or Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Milwaukee, WI; New Orleans, LA; or New York, Brooklyn or Bronx, NY.
  • Qualify for free or reduced-fee lunch, or able to demonstrate financial hardship
  • Interested in STEM
  • First generation college student
  • Top 10% of class academically
  • African American, Latino, or Native  American
  • U.S. Citizen or legal resident

Admission to the program is based on scholastic achievement, academic and leadership potential, interest in mathematics and science, personal recommendations of teachers and counselors, and financial need.  Priority is given to students whose parents do not hold a college degree.

Application Process and Deadlines

 

STEP ONE - (HS)2 Pre-Application Form
Download and complete the 2017 (HS)2 Pre-Application Form and 500-word essay and submit to (HS)2 on or before Friday, October 21, 2016.  This form requires Adobe’s Acrobat Reader Program.You may download this program for free here.


STEP TWO - (HS)2 Application Packet

Once applicants have submitted their Pre-Application form and essay  to (HS)2 and their eligibility has been confirmed, students will receive the (HS)2 Application Packet from their high school counselor.  The (HS)2 Application Packet is due to (HS)2 by Friday, December 16, 2016 (to ensure the application packet arrives in time, please postmark USPS by December 9, or FedEx by December 14).  
The (HS)2 Application Packet Includes: Student/Family Contact Information
Student Questionnaire/Essays
Parent/Guardian Questionnaire
School Report (transcripts and standardized test results)
•  Counselor/Principal Recommendation
Science Teacher Recommendation
Math Teacher Recommendation English Teacher Recommendation
Financial Information (with income verification for each parent/guardian) 

Please send application packets to:
Colorado Rocky Mountain School (HS)2 Program
500 Holden Way
Carbondale, CO 81623

STEP THREE - Interview
Applications will be reviewed by the (HS)2 admission committee, and students will be notified of their applicant status by Friday, January 27, 2017. Finalists will be interviewed by the program director, either in person or via Skype, during the months of February and March, and the 2017-19 (HS)2 Scholars will be chosen and notified of their admission to the program by March 24, 2017.  Admitted Scholars must contact the program director to confirm their participation by Friday, March 31, 2017.

For Questions:
If you have any questions about the (HS)2 program, please contact Cindy Blachly, program director, at 970-963-2562 x134.

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