We’re Looking for Motivated Young People with Grit and Determination

Know of someone you’d like to nominate for the program? Here’s why you should consider:

Our program is designed to help motivated young people who need the space to thrive with a sturdy foundation for success. We enhance the education of our scholars by providing individualized guidance and maintaining stability and structure in a nurturing environment. Each scholar participates in many enrichment opportunities to support academic and personal development. The Boys Hope Girls Hope experience is a long-term, voluntary, holistic scholarship program your nominee is sure to succeed with.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Applicants for Boys Hope Girls Hope must be:

  • Between the ages of 10 and 14 when applying
  • Ambitious and motivated, and have positive goals and a cooperative work ethic
  • Capable of thriving in an academically rigorous setting and completing challenging coursework; free from behavioral or substance abuse issues and learning disabilities
  • Willing to adapt to Boys Hope Girls Hope’s value-centered, family-like environment and embrace high expectations in showing concern for others
  • From a family that is willing to collaborate with the program team and accompany their child on the journey to academic achievement and personal growth
  • In need of access to a quality education, with family or community factors that impede academic and personal success

THE PROCESS

STEP 1

Online Referral/Application

STEP 2

Interview &
Need Assessment

STEP 3

Guardian Provides Information

STEP 4

Review of Academics and Records

STEP 5

Affiliate Site Visits

STEP 6

Assessment & Evaluation

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STEP 7

Final Admission Decision

RESIDENTIAL ADMISSIONS

Scholars often begin the Residential Program at the beginning of their 8th – 10th-grade year.

For 2021-2022 school year, we will be accepting up to 3 new female and 4 new male scholars.

All high school scholars attend one of our partner schools:
Brophy College Preparatory (males)
Xavier College Preparatory (females)
St. Mary’s Catholic High School (co-ed)
Bourgade Catholic High School (co-ed)

RESIDENTIAL RECRUITMENT TIMELINE
First-Round Referrals Due
March 12th
Schedule a Tour & Receive an Application
By March 26th
First-Round Applications Due
April 10th
Final Admission Decisions
Week of May 13th
**Second Round of Residential Program referrals may be considered after due date based on space availability.

ACADEMY ADMISSIONS

Scholars in Academy are referred and selected during their 5th-grade year and will begin programs the summer before their 6th-grade year.

All middle school scholars attend our partner school, St. Francis Xavier School.

ACADEMY RECRUITMENT TIMELINE
Referrals Due
December 11th
Attend Parent Information Session, and Receive Application
January 6th or 9th
Application Due to Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona
January 27th
Final Admission Decisions
Week of March 15th
Family Partnership from beginning to end!

Family is integral to every scholar’s success.

Partnership with parents and guardians is essential to the Boys Hope Girls Hope program. We work closely with families and include parents in goal setting and decisions related to their scholars’ health, well-being and academic achievement. Scholars who join the program are expanding their family-like network to include other Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars, collegians, alumni team members, and mentors from the community.

Although Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona is not a traditional family service agency, many parents and guardians benefit from services provided by the program, including information on, and referral to, community resources, parenting guidance, crisis intervention and informal counseling.

The first step is a referral.