Elligible Students
Working in partnership with New York City parochial, public, and private elementary schools, REACH accepts nominations for students who meet these criteria:

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Nomination in the 5th grade

Eligible students receive a REACH application after getting nominated by their school or parish. The deadline to nominate a student to REACH is January 31st.

REACH Information Sessions

During the month of February, REACH nominees are invited to attend a REACH Info Session where they'll learn more about the program and how the admissions process works. This is also a chance to meet current REACH families, as well as the REACH staff!

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REACH Application is due.
REACH Basic Skills Exam

If interested in applying, families must sign up for the REACH Exam (link at the top of the page). Families can submit their paper application and supporting documents in person on March 16th while their son takes the exam at Regis High School. Schools are asked to submit their portion of the REACH application to the REACH Admissions office by March 15th.

REACH Interview

After the first round of application review, select students are invited for a family interview in May.

Acceptance as REACH Candidates!

After the Interview round, 54 students will be awarded the REACH scholarship and admitted as Candidates for the REACH Summer Program. Families will get this news by the end of May.

REACH Summer Orientation

The REACH Candidates and their families are invited to Fordham Prep and Fordham University in the Bronx for a formal orientation session about the 6-week summer session. This typically takes place on the first Sunday in June.

For any inquires about applying to REACH/Para cualquier pregunta sobre la solicitud a REACH, please contact/por favor póngase en contacto: or by phone at 646-657-2059.