Student Application

We are now accepting applications for 6th-7th graders. If you have questions, please contact Hope Academy Program Manager Perry Im at or 415-657-9302.

Click here to download the application.

Admission Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate proven need for financial support, be free from severe emotional problems and learning disorders that constrain potential, and meet 4 of the 5 requirements below:

  • Aptitude–Applicants should be performing at a 3.0 GPA or above with definite college potential.
  • Have learned a language other than English as their first language
  • Family commitment to a partnership geared toward child’s success
  • Motivation–Applicant demonstrates a high level of motivation, commitment to education, and a desire to participate in BHGH programs
  • The first in their family to attend a four-year college in the U.S.

To determine need for financial support, we use the Public Policy Institute of California’s Poverty Report.

Hope Academy Provides:

  • Robust daily after-school programming.
  • Academic assistance.
  • Social and emotional support.
  • Tuition aid (if families qualify) and college scholarships.
  • Tutors and mentors.
  • College and career advising.
  • Field trips.
  • Community service opportunities.
  • Additional enrichment experiences.

Tuition Assistance:

Click here to view our tuition assistance policy.