Established in 1999 by Rutgers University Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago in loving memory of her husband Alfredo Santiago with the goal to increase the number of children in Camden who attend college.
100% of LEAP Academy seniors graduate high school.
With your support, 100% can afford to attend college as well.
$2 million endowed
Robert Ransom, LEAP Academy, Santiago Scholar,Class of 2009, Rutgers School of Law, Class of 2016 –PEOPLE Magazine, October, 2015
Students are currently continuing higher education degrees in:
- Criminal Justice
- Political Science
150 selected Camden students who have:
- At least a 3.5 cumulative GPA
- Academic excellence and engagement
- Excellent attendance in school
- Positive conduct and good disciplinary standing
- Outstanding character