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Student/Partner Alliance (S/PA)

We are a scholarship and mentoring program with the objective of helping students:

  • attend an academically strong high school
  • grow academically and personally through the combined assistance of
    • chosen high school
    • family support
    • mentor support
  • be accepted into college
  • be prepared to succeed in the college atmosphere

Scholarship

  • Application coming soon
  •  $2,200 for each of the four years of the student’s high school
  • for students to attend certain schools that provide excellent college preparatory curriculums.

Mentor

  • mentorship is unique to the Student/Partner Alliance scholarship program
  • all mentors are carefully screened
  • all mentors are offered workshop training and ongoing staff support
  • mentors offer support and guidance to student mentees for four years of the students’ high school

Helpful Information

Partner Schools

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for a scholarship?
  • We accept incoming high school freshmen who plan to attend one of the schools with which we are affiliated:
What forms do I need in order to complete the scholarship application?
  • Along with the completed application form, you will need to provide copies of your most recent W-2 Form and Tax Return, two most recent pay stubs, and a recommendation from a teacher/school guidance counselor and your child’s most recent report card.
  • If you are retired or on disability please provide two of your most recent checks.
  • If you are currently unemployed and eligible for unemployment checks, please provide two of your most recent checks.
What are the deadlines?
  • The application is due back in our office by February 15th .
  • We aim to notify you by May 15th.
Is the scholarship transferable?
  • The scholarship is only transferrable if the student plans to attend a school we are affiliated with.  Please contact us directly in advance to discuss, a transfer of scholarship is not automatic.
Is the scholarship fund mailed to my house?
  • The scholarship funds are sent directly to the school. You should see a difference calculated in your monthly bill. If not, please contact the school and us in the office.
My child is currently a sophomore at a public high school and plans to transfer to one of the schools you are affiliated with, is he/she eligible for a scholarship?
  • Generally we do not take students who have finished their first year of high school. However, there are some exceptions, you can call us to discuss.
Do I have to reapply to the scholarship every year?
  • No, once your child has been accepted he/she will automatically receive the scholarship every year
What does my child need to do to keep their scholarship?
  • Your child needs to maintain a 2.5 GPA, participate in all S/PA sponsored activities and want to have a mentor.
Who do I contact if I still have questions about the scholarship process?
  • Please contact our Executive Director: Ms. Margaret Momber at mmomber@studentpartneralliance.org.

Benefits of a Mentor

Research shows a young adult who has a mentor is 55% more likely to enroll in college and 46% less likely to start using illegal drugs.  (www.mentoring.org)