EMERGE Scholars lead the way. In 2017, EMERGE Scholars were awarded $28M in scholarships.

EMERGE Scholars overcome the odds. Then they change them.

EMERGE Scholars are leaders who, by persisting in the face of seemingly insurmountable challenges, make room for those like them to follow. They are changing the face of selective colleges and universities. 90% of EMERGE scholars are involved in or leading campus organizations. 70% participate in research, study abroad programs, or prominent internships. 90% will be the first in their families to graduate from college. EMERGE Scholars are critical thinkers, problem solvers, community builders, and passionate advocates. Their impact is only beginning. To find out what a day in the life of a busy EMERGE Scholar is like, follow them on Snapchat @EMERGEScholars, where they showcase their campuses and give college advice to High School Fellows.

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Eliezer Merez

Northeastern University '21

Elizer is a first year at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Media and Screen Studies major, with a focus on Film Production. He is involved in Northeastern’s photography club and Co-Captain for the Intramural Soccer Team “Husky Puppies”. He is the Newspaper photographer and Editorial Assistant for the Bulletin. In addition to his involvement on campus, Eliezer serves as a Campus Ambassador for the EMERGE Scholar Board, where his kind heart and eagerness to help make his a great leader. He values his family, his future, and friends. Eliezer's goals include obtaining a great coop job next year and  continuing to grow into a well-rounded person. 

April 15, 2018

Liana Wang Yale '20 calls for accountability for inclusion at selective colleges and universities.

October 27, 2017

Carlos Perrett Pitzer '18 Runs for HISD Board Trustee Position

September 07, 2017

Enrique & David Ramirez, Harvard '16, and Middlebury '17 discuss their apprehensions around DACA & DREAMers

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TOP-TIER COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED BY EMERGE SCHOLARS ACROSS THE NATION. 

Clark University

Colby College

Colgate University

College of the Holy Cross

Colorado College

Columbia University

Connecticut College

Cornell College

Cornell University

Dartmouth College

Denison University

DePauw University

Dickinson College

Duke University

Emory University

Franklin & Marshall College

Georgetown University

Gettysburg College

Gustavus Adolphus College

Harvard University

Johns Hopkins University

Kalamazoo College

Kenyon College

Knox College

Lawrence University

Lehigh University

Lewis & Clark College

Loyola University

MIT

Middlebury College

Albion College

Amherst College

Austin College

Bard College

Barnard College

Bates College

Boston College

Boston University

Bowdoin College

Brandeis University

Brown University

Bryn Mawr College

Cal Tech

Carleton College

Carnegie Mellon

Millsaps College
New York University
Northeastern University
Oberlin College
Occidental College

Pepperdine University

Pitzer College

Pomona College

Rhodes College

Rice University

Scripps College

Skidmore College

Smith College

Soka University

SMU

Stanford University
Swarthmore College
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University
Trinity College
Trinity University
Tufts University
UCLA
Union College
UC- Berkeley

University of Houston

University of North Carolina

University of Notre Dame

University of Pennsylvania

University of Rochester

University of Southern California

University of Texas-Austin
University of Texas-Dallas

University of Virginia
Vanderbilt University
Wake Forest University
Washington & Jefferson College

Washington & Lee University

Washington University in St. Louis

Wellesley College

Wesleyan University

Williams College

Yale University