The Partners Program


This page is for students who have never been part of The Partners Program and who are applying to the 2020 Summer Academy! If you are a current Partners scholar, please click on the “Current Scholars” link on the navigation bar to your left.
Thank you for your interest in The Partners Program! By applying to be a part of our 2020 Summer Academy, you are applying to be part of a comprehensive, 3-year program that will put you on a college-bound track to academic success.
Below, please find detailed information on the application process:

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  • Application

    1. Begin by reviewing The Partners Commitment to ensure your family is willing and able to make the 3-year commitment to The Partners Program.
    2. Start your application by creating an account on Once you have your profile, add your student’s name and click the “get started” button. Select the school year “2020-2021” and your scholar’s rising grade level (i.e. their grade in fall 2020). Then select “2020 Summer Academy New Student Application," click the application, and fill it out! 
    3. By Wednesday, December 4 at 8:00 pm: Fill out the application in its entirety. 
    4. By Wednesday, December 4 at 8:00 pm: Submit your scholar’s middle school grades and California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. Please print out this document to give to your school administrator. Once they give you your scholar’s grades and test scores, please email them to Shelby ( or mail them to our office: The Partners Program, 6100 Broadway, Oakland CA 94618.
      1. Interview

        1. Tuesday, December 10 (end of day): The Partners Program will email you by this date to let you know if your application progressed to the interview round.
        2. Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, January 26: If your application makes it through the first round, we will invite you to our Interview Rounds on Saturday, December 14 and Saturday, January 25. Please reserve these dates in your calendars now!
      2. Decisions

        1. Friday, February 7 (end of day): We will email you on this date with our final decisions! 
        2. Wednesday, February 12 at 8:00 pm: Deadline to accept your spot in our program or accept your spot on the waitlist.
      If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Shelby at or call our office at 510.652.2260.

      Thank you and we look forward to your application!

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