2019-2020 Riordan Scholars Program Application

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Thank you for your interest in the Riordan Scholars Program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Please fill out the following application to the best of your ability and make sure that all of your information is correct before continuing. At the end of the application, you will have the opportunity to review your information before submission and/or save your information as you go. Your online application is not considered complete until you have finished all sections. 

The following is a checklist of what needs to be submitted with your application:

  1. Applicant Background
  2. Academic Information
  3. Parent Information and Background
  4. Activities and Work Experience
  5. 2 Required Essays; 1 Optional Essay
  6. Riordan Scholar Mentee Profile
  7. 1 Academic or Community Reference Contact      
  • Academic Reference Contact: Can be a teacher or counselor who can assess your academic work.
  • Community Reference Contact: Should be an employer, coach, community official or minister (not a relative or family friend) who can comment on your personal attributes and involvement in the community.    

The Riordan Scholars Program is an academic-year commitment (September 2019-May 2020) that consists of monthly Saturday sessions at UCLA Anderson School of Management. Each session will tentatively begin at 8:30AM and will end at 4:15PM. If you foresee an issue with attendance, please take this into consideration before moving forward with your application. Below are the tentative session dates:


            2019 - 2020 Session Dates            

Orientation-September 14, 2019

Session #1-October 12, 2019

Session #2-November 9, 2019

Session #3-December 14, 2019

Session #4-January 25, 2020

Session #5-February 15, 2020

Session #6-March 21, 2020

Session #7-April 18, 2020

Session #8-May 2, 2020


2019 - 2020 SAT Prep Session Dates*

*SAT Prep is mandatory for 10th and 11th grade students.

SAT Practice Test #1-September 28, 2019

SAT Bootcamp #1-November 16, 2019

SAT Bootcamp #2-February 1, 2020

SAT Practice Test #2-April 4, 2020


Applications are due by 11:59 PM on Friday, May 10, 2019.


*All applicants will be notified of admission standing by Friday, August 2, 2019*

Personal Information









MM/DD/YYYY format






Mailing Address




Additional Information






High School Information









Academic Information




















Family Information



Father's Information
Fill out fields only where applicable.











Mother's Information
Fill out fields only where applicable. 











Sibling Information
How many? Ages
Brothers
Sisters
Household Information




 

Activities and Employment
List any school and community activities that are most important to you, listing any leadership roles first. Please use this format --> Activity Name: Position Held (if any)- time/level of involvement & description

Example: Student Council: 11th Grade Class President - August 2018-Present, 5 hours a week. I coordinate workshops with the leadership committee to ensure school spirit throughout the junior class.

If the question does not apply to you, place "N/A" in the blank field.




Personal Statements



Mentee Profile
Please list any colleges/universities you are interested in.











Transcript

 

Please upload an unofficial copy of your most up-to- date high school transcript (16 MB size limit). If you have taken additional courses at a Community College and/or another university, please upload the transcript below under 'Additional Transcript'.

 



Recommendation

 While we do not require a letter of recommendation to be included with your application, all applicants are required to provide the name and contact information of one academic or community reference whom we may contact directly.

Please enter your reference's contact information.






Tentative Riordan Scholar Session Dates 

Please note that attendance is mandatory for all Scholar sessions. The tentative dates for the 2019-2020 year are as follows:

    2019 - 2020 Session Dates            

Orientation-September 14, 2019

Session #1-October 12, 2019

Session #2-November 9, 2019

Session #3-December 14, 2019

Session #4-January 25, 2020

Session #5-February 15, 2020

Session #6-March 21, 2020

Session #7-April 18, 2020

Session #8-May 2, 2020


2019 - 2020 SAT Prep Session Dates*

*SAT Prep is mandatory for  ALL 10th and 11th grade students.

SAT Practice Test #1-September 28, 2019

SAT Bootcamp #1-November 16, 2019

SAT Bootcamp #2-February 1, 2020

SAT Practice Test #2-April 4, 2020





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Thank you for applying to The Riordan Scholars Program.

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Decisions will be emailed to all applicants no later than Friday, August 2, 2019. Please do not contact The Riordan Programs office to inquire on the status of your application.

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