A wonderful opportunity for the concerned students.
Plz go through the details and visit Student Support Office if you need any guidance.
Who is it for?
This program is for students who are from backgrounds of social and financial adversity. All applicants must meet the following criteria:
First person in their immediate family, or the first member of a generation, to attend university.
Low-income background Ages 18-26
For more details about eligibility, please see the FAQ.
What will I learn?
Through the program, students will:
Build connections with other Aspire students from around the world
Access mentorship and internship opportunities from industry leaders
Participate in practical skill-building workshops (data visualization, grant writing, etc.)
Receive guidance, affirmation, and critical feedback to fulfill academic and professional aspirations
Applications Open January 3, 2022. Students who apply will receive access to subsequent rounds of the program. The Aspire Institute Program is highly competitive, and we strongly encourage you to submit the application early.
Students who qualify for the first stage of the Aspire program will receive access to free online courses hosted by Harvard faculty members from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds. Course enrollment is rolling, which is why we encourage you to submit your application before or by the priority deadline.
Once accepted to the Aspire program, students will continue through a multi-stage selection process, culminating in the finalist program in June, delivered virtually due to COVID-19.
What are the outcomes?
Aspire Institute’s leadership development offerings will tangibly support the next steps of your journey as a leader of tomorrow. The Aspire alumni network is a dynamic and diverse group composed of program finalists spanning 135 countries. Membership in this group provides access to regional cohorts and affinity networks.