Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

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Eligibility Requirements
The Summer Institute will enroll 20-25 students who: are enrolled in a New York City Public School; are entering the 11th or 12th grade in the 2019-2020 school year; Have a minimum GPA of 75;  Have an exemplary record of attendance.  
     * Entering the 11th grade in Fall 2019;
     * 
ACT English 20+ OR PSAT Reading and Writing Section 480+ OR English Average 85+ Fall ONLY 
 
    * Complete and submit an essay

     * Entering the 12th grade in Fall 2019;
     * 
ACT English 20+ OR SAT Reading and Writing Section 480+ OR ELA Regents 75+;  
     
Complete and submit an essay

Directions: Please choose one of the questions below and provide a short answer (1- 2 paragraphs). Use your personal experience and any other relevant information to answer.

  • Option I: Personal Statement—Tell us about yourself: Write a short personal statement discussing your interest, life experiences, career and educational goals, and your commitment to public service.
  • Option II: Opinion: In your opinion, why is public service, particularly in the field of Law and Criminal Justice important in today’s society?