The founders of the Boston Scholars Program formed partnerships with key Boston organizations based on their commitment to academic excellence, the full development of the human person, and their desire to integrate people from all walks of life into their educational community.
The Baystate Banner- Boston, MA
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay -Boston, MA
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay's mission is to promote the healthy development of children through the nurturing of continuing, one-to-one friendships with caring responsible adults, supported by trained professional staff. Recently, Big Brothers of Massachusetts Bay began an Educational Advocacy program to enhance the educational opportunities available to little brothers, and our partnership with Boston Scholars program is a key aspect of this effort. Click here to see the press release describing our partnership.
Boys & Girls Club of Boston - Boston, MA
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) is to help boys and girls, generally from disadvantaged circumstances, develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders. To achieve this, they offer a variety of program activities and support services designed to assist in the educational, emotional, physical and social development of six to 18-year-olds, without regard to social, racial, ethnic, or religious background.
CC4Kidz- Boston, MA
Career Coaching 4 Kidz (CC4Kidz), is a mobile, social enterprise that trains 8th graders & high schoolers in the art of professionalism and business etiquette.
Citizen Schools - Boston, MA
Since 1995 Citizen Schools has built a creative and effective learning model that addresses community needs while building student skills through hands-on experiential learning activities. Citizen Schools operates a National Network of apprenticeship programs for youth that connects middle school students with adult volunteers in hands-on learning. At Citizen Schools, students develop the academic and leadership skills they need to do well in school, get into college, and become leaders in their careers and in their communities.
Edwards Middle School - Charlestown, MA
The Edwards Middle School offers students an exciting and demanding academic program, and a school wide focus on performing arts and youth leadership. They are the school of choice for middle school students interested in the Arts; their core curriculum includes classes in instrumental and vocal music, theater, dance, and visual arts. Hundreds of students participate in after school programs, which includes activities such as Citizen Schools, academic tutoring, robotics, sports, band, drama, and community service.
Epiphany School - Dorchester, MA
Epiphany is an independent, tuition-free, middle school for children of low-income families from Boston neighborhoods. We admit children of diverse faiths, races, cultures, and cognitive profiles, believing in the Episcopal tradition that we find God in and through each other's presence. Epiphany challenges students to discover and develop the fullness of their individual gifts. We seek to prepare graduates who will contribute intelligently, morally, and actively to the society they will inherit.
Harvard Graduate School of Education - Cambridge, MA
The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) is one of the nation's leading education schools. Please click here to see the HGSE case study completed on Boston Scholars.
Keds Corp. - Lexington, MA
Rich in heritage, strong in performance, and revered in style, the last 89 years have proven that Keds is a champion in every way. The future for Keds will continue to bring authentic classic style with innovative advancements in performance and materials to meet the needs of athletic and lifestyle leaders in the 21st century.
Mother Caroline Academy and Educational Center - Dorchester, MA
Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center serves financially limited middle school girls through formal schooling, Boston-area adults through their ongoing education program, and third and fourth graders through their Shining Star program where they provide after-school instruction with the intent of progressing these girls to the Academy. Established in 1993, the founders of MCAEC envisioned a nurturing and rigorous middle school for inner city girls. Since celebrating its tenth year in April, 2003, MCAEC continues to dream of and create new opportunities and futures for the community that has embraced our vision and connected themselves to our mission.
Nativity Preparatory School - Jamaica Plain, MA
Nativity Prep is a Jesuit middle school dedicated to providing a quality, tuition-free education to boys of all faiths from low-income families in Boston's inner-city neighborhoods. Staffed by lay and Jesuit volunteers who work closely with students' families, the school provides an academically challenging and highly structured environment to boys who have demonstrated the potential and desire to handle a demanding academic program designed to prepare them for success in high schools and in college. Nativity Prep works to inspire in students a love of learning, an awareness of their own interests and ideas, a fundamental understanding of culture, and an abiding sense of responsibility to their community.
New England Citybridge - Concord, MA
New England Citybridge is a tuition-free program of summer and year-round academic enrichment that has been in residence at Concord Academy since 1993. Each summer, twelve talented college students teach fifty motivated rising eighth and ninth graders from Boston and Cambridge public schools. During the academic year, approximately twenty-five volunteers and Concord Academy students tutor and mentor our eighth grade students. The Citybridge program values diversity, leadership, creativity, and academic excellence. Students and teachers share a love of learning, work hard, play hard, develop leadership skills, and have fun in the process.
The Rodman Ride for Kids- Foxboro,MA
The Rodman Ride for Kids is an umbrella matching gift charity
raising funds for youth-focused social service agencies that
support at-risk kids in Massachusetts.
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School - Roxbury, MA
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School, a public school that serves grades 6-8, prepares its students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from college. Roxbury Prep is founded on the philosophy that all students are entitled to and can succeed in college preparatory programs when: 1) the curriculum is rigorous, engaging, and well-planned; 2) the school emphasizes student character, community responsibility, and exposure to life's possibilities; and 3) a community network supports student academic, social, and physical well-being. Roxbury Prep helps students gain admission to outstanding public and private college preparatory high schools.
Steppingstone Academy Nine - Boston, MA
Academy Nine, Steppingstone's newest initiative, is designed to identify underserved seventh graders and prepare them to enter and succeed at Boston's top independent and public exam schools in the ninth grade. Success at these schools opens doors previously unimagined to the Scholars. And by succeeding, both in and out of the classroom, the Scholars change their own lives, positively impact the schools which they attend, and open doors for Scholars who follow.
Timilty Middle School - Roxbury, MA
Timilty teachers employ Connected Math Curriculum, Readers' and Writers' Workshop, inquiry-based science lessons, and rigorous curricula in all subject areas. All Timilty students prepare Science Fair projects and correspond with writing mentors, their Promising Pals, four times a year. The Timilty offers a Saturday program to assist students in meeting English/Language Arts and Math benchmarks or in preparing for the ISEE.
T.U.G.G- Cambridge, MA
TUGG is dedicated to catalyzing and spreading social entrepreneurship in New England. By harnessing the power of the region's technology ecosystem to source, screen and fund social innovation, TUGG helps young people to realize their full potential through entrepreneurship, education and life experiences. TUGG empowers both the individual and the community to identify important issues and collaborate to solve them.
Partnerships with Additional Institutions
The Boston Scholars Program is seeking additional partners who share our vision of furthering human dignity through educational opportunity. Please email us if you represent an institution that might benefit from a partnership with our organization.