We connect promising students with the mentors, resources and opportunities that help them earn college degrees.

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We’ve guided 248 local students to complete college.

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Why college?

A college degree is still the best way for low-income students to have greater health, lifetime earnings and economic stability.

Read the research.



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Scholars

We work with students from Albany, Schenectady and Troy, NY. Most of our Scholars are the first in their families to go to college. Read their stories.

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Mentors

Mentors work with students to help them gain the skills and confidence to graduate from college. Hear from Andy, a mentor of an Albany Scholar.

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Donors

Donors provide funding for the college readiness programming and student sponsorships that transform the lives of our Scholars. You can make a gift today.