Partnering To Create A Brighter Future

For Middle And High School Students

Project PRIZE Fall Program Has Begun!

PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Students must have a complete application and all the necessary documents to participate in Project PRIZE. Please see the list below for what is required and make sure you supply it if your child is attending this coming Saturday.

It is going to be a fantastic semester! Check out our WORKSHOPS and the program SCHEDULE.

Please note that we are going to be utilizing email to communicate to parents/guardians/students this semester. Please make sure we have your email address and/or subscribe by clicking HERE.

If you wish to register your child, please click on how to apply, and print, complete and sign and submit  to our office the admission application via regular mail, or fax at 718 281-5390.

Please note that no admission will be given to students that submit an application with missing information or without copy of the required documentation, which includes:

Last report card

Transcript

SAT scores, if the student has taken this test

Immunization records

If the student is in middle school we require:

Last report card

State test scores for this or last year

Immunization records 

About Us

Project PRIZE is a Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) funded by the New York State Education Department. 2014 marks an important 25th year in the program's history and development. Through a wide variety of activities sponsored collaboratively by Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York and schools in Queens, students in Project PRIZE receive at least six hours a week of additional guidance and instruction to help make their middle and high school years as productive as possible.

The program serves approximately 240 students per year in grades 6-12. Principals, guidance counselors, and parents refer young people to LPP who are at risk of dropping out of school due to poor academic performance, low attendance in school, family circumstances, negative peer pressure, and other factors.

Because it is the goal of Project PRIZE to help students realize their dreams, its name was taken from the documentary Eyes on the Prize, which describes the goals of the civil rights movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Questions about Project PRIZE? Contact Program Director Yicel Nota-Latif at 718-281-5331 or ynotalatif@qcc.cuny.edu 

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