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Rising Scholars

                              About the Program

Are you a formerly incarcerated individual and looking to apply to college? You’re invited to apply to Rising Scholars: A College Pathway Program for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals. This 3-day college preparation event takes place at Penn State University Park from April 2nd to April 5th.

Location: Penn State University Park

Date & Time: Sunday, April 2nd to Tuesday, April 5th, 2023

What’s included?

Hotel lodging, food, and transportation to and from State College

What will you experience?

During this event, you will:

  • Meet with career counselors
  • Learn how to pay for college
  • Find what classes and careers might be right for you
  • Tour campus, sit in on classes, and meet with faculty
  • Open to all formerly incarcerated individuals ages 18+


Rising Scholars 2023 Application LIVE now ! 


Sign up at:


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Applying for college is possible with support. Contact us here:

Isaiah Zukowski

(814) 865-0904

[email protected]