The mission of the Urban Prep Alumni Affairs Department is to provide a support system to Urban Prep alumni that culminates in the students’ success in college.

To support this mission, the department has designed the UP To and Through College Program. This program is a year-by-year plan that addresses the different challenges that students face between their final year of high school and their college graduation.

Urban Prep C.A.R.E.S. for and supports its alumni students in the following ways:

Career Guidance

Hold career services workshops
Edit resumes and cover letters

Academic Support

Follow up on academic progress
Identify campus resources (i.e. academic advising and tutoring centers)

Resource Counsel

Help identify scholarship, grant and loan opportunities
Point students toward extracurricular activities, study abroad and other opportunities

Emotional & Social Support

Communicate regularly with students via phone, email, social networking and campus visits
Offer general advice and tips throughout the college experience

Information for Alumni

INROADS INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors with at least a 2.8 GPA and a career interest in Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Healthcare or IT.

Apply online TODAY at www.INROADS.org as opportunities are filling fast!

Contact National Recruiter Eileen Williamson

SCHOLARSHIP FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS

Receive $750 per semester, academic advising & free tutoring!

Apply to be an Illinois Education Foundation Scholars
www.iledfoundation.org/applynow
(minimum 2.0 GPA required)

Contact Troy Boyd or Cameron Barnes for details.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR TEACHING MAJORS

Receive $14,000 from Golden Apple to help pay for college!

Must be a college sophomore & attending an Illinois university
Pathway Scholars Program: www.goldenapple.org

Contact Troy Boyd or Cameron Barnes for details.

Schools attended by Alumni

Urban Prep graduates have enrolled in the following colleges and universities: