"As a Nation, we need to put every single child on the path to a great education and good job...[we need to] make sure America is a place where if you work hard in school, you can go as far as your talents will take you."
- Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States, in a letter to founder Michael Nock.
About the Program
The National Scholar Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit based at the Harvard Innovation Lab with the mission to advance equity in educational opportunities and excellence in academic achievement for all children. The Community Impact Scholars program is designed to empower high achieving, high school students to be change makers and to have a positive impact in their communities through social entrepreneurship. We will provide students with the foundational skills, mentorship and networking opportunities, as well as resources to tackle education related issues in their own communities. The application deadline is May 5, 2017 @ 11:59pm.