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APPLICATIONS DUE MAY 1, 2015

HOW TO APPLY AND SUBMIT

Attention: The 2015 Aim High Application is closed. High school students in the class of 2017 should check here in February 2016 for the next round of the application process.

In the mean time keep up with Rutgers-Camden Aim High on socia media by going to this page.

HOW TO APPLY

Those interested in applying to Rutgers-Camden Aim High most submit the following materials by May 1, 2015:

  • Rutgers-Camden Aim High Application
  • Supplemental Documents, which include:
    • High School Academic Transcripts
    • RU-Camden Aim High Recommendation Form together with a Letter of Recommendation

HOW TO SUBMIT THE RUTGERS-CAMDEN AIM HIGH APPLICATION

Prospective Rutgers-Camden Aim High Students are strongly encouraged to apply online. Applying online is the fastest and easiest way to submit an application. Alternatively, a paper application is available for download and submission. Application instructions are as follows:

  • PAPER APPLICATION (CLICK HERE): An Aim High Paper application may be DOWNLOADED HERE. For those choosing the paper application process, please submit in one of the following ways:
    • Mailing Address
      Matthew McCaffrey
      Community Leadership Center at Rutgers-Camden
      501 Cooper Street, Fl. 3
      Camden, NJ 08102
    • Email Address: Matthew McCaffrey: mcmcca@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
    • Faxing Instructions: Please fax application following number, to the attention of Matthew McCaffrey: (856) 225-6500.

HOW TO SUBMIT SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTS

Although the supplemental information does not need to be sent at the exact same time as your Rutgers-Camden Aim High Application, supplemental paperwork must be received by the Rutgers-Camden Aim High Academy no later than May 1, 2015.
All supplemental paperwork should be sent by mail, email, or fax. Address/fax number are as follows:

  • Mailing Address
    Matthew McCaffrey
    Community Leadership Center at Rutgers-Camden
    501 Cooper Street, Fl. 3
    Camden, NJ 08102
  • Email Address: Matthew McCaffrey: mcmcca@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
  • Faxing Instructions: Please fax supplemental paperwork to the following number, to the attention of Matthew McCaffrey: (856) 225-6500.

Advise on submitting supplemental paperwork:

  • Transcripts: Your high school already has procedures in place for sending student transcripts. You should discuss this with your counselor to ensure the transcripts will be sent.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Please ask one non-family member – such as a teacher, guidance counselor, mentor, supervisor, etc. – to write a letter recommending you to the Rutgers-Camden Aim High Academy. Please make sure that person also completes the Rutgers-Camden Aim High Recommendation Form.
    • Recommendation Form (DOWNOAD HERE): Please give the Rutgers-Camden Aim High Recommendation Form to the person writing your letter of recommendation and advise that person to send it along with your recommendation letter.

***NOTE: Applications missing supplemental paperwork will not be considered for the program***
Notification:  Students will be notified regarding their acceptance status in mid-May, 2015. Those who are accepted will be notified via email, and subsequently receive an official acceptance packet from the Rutgers–Camden Aim High Academy. 

Contact information
Matthew McCaffrey, Aim High Program Coordinator, CLC
Phone: (856) 225-2922 | mcmcca@scarletmail. rutgers.edu
RU-Camden Aim High Blog: http://aimhighacademy.tumblr.com
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RUCamdenAimHigh

*The contents of this website were developed under the College Access Challenge Grant from the United States Department of Education (USDOE). However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the USDOE, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

CLC at Rutgers Camden
501 Cooper Street, Camden New Jersey, 08102
Phone: 856.225.6348 | Fax: 856. 225.6500