2022-2023 Application

Thank you for your interest in applying to the NY SEO Scholars program! Our application for the '22-'23 program year is CLOSED.

We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please note, citizenship is not required for admissions into our Scholars Program.

Below is what you can expect from the SEO Scholars application process:

Phase 1: Application (September - December)

  • All candidates must submit a complete application, including:

    • Parent/family information

    • Three short written responses

    • Most recent ninth-grade report card

    • Family income information

    • Letter of recommendation

Phase 2: Interviews (December - January)

  • Select candidates will be invited for an interview.

Phase 3: Admissions (Mid-February)

  • All applicants will be notified of a final decision.

Phase 4: Orientation (Early March)

  • All admitted SEO Scholars are required to attend Orientation with a Parent/Guardian.

We will have our first day of SEO Programming in March 2023.

If you have any questions about your application, contact us at nycadmissions@seo-usa.org.

We will be hosting application workshops to guide you in completing your application. For more information on our application workshops, click here.