College Access

The EHTP University Program provides support for all aspects of college preparation and admissions. Starting with early college awareness in grades 6-8, College Access offers enrichment courses and SAT test preparation, and provides assistance for college and financial aid applications. The College Access program gives high school scholars the opportunity to take day or overnight trips to a variety of college campuses. Last year, students visited colleges and universities such as Ithaca College, Syracuse University, SUNY Binghamton, Boston College, Boston University, Northeastern University, Emmanuel College, and SUNY Stony Brook.

In the last 5 years, 95% of EHTP’s seniors

have gone on to college.


College Scholars

EHTP’s College Scholars program, launched in 2012, gives students the support and resources they need to earn their college degree. College Scholars receive a range of support throughout their college experience. Upon enrollment, students receive a laptop computer, and receive annual book stipends based on GPA and overall college performance. Scholars have constant access to academic and career advising, tutoring support, and social events that help to maintain and strengthen their relationships with EHTP as well as with one another.

89% of EHTP’s College Scholars

are persisting in college.

In addition to awarding annual scholarships to help fund students’ tuition, EHTP provides assistance securing internships, managing personal finances, navigating the financial aid process, and adjusting to college life.

View our latest College Scholars report (February 2016)!