About The Mentoring Program
The Daniel Trust Foundation Mentoring Program is a college and career success program that provides first-generation and low-income students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in college, career and life. The program focuses on helping students in 3 areas: College Preparation, Career Development and Financial Literacy. 100% of students who participate in the program graduate high school on time and 93% graduate from college within 4-5 years.
How The Program Works
Students are invited to join the program their senior year of high school. Seniors who participate in the Daniel Trust Foundation Mentoring Program receive virtual 1-on-1 or group mentoring, coaching and training. Alumni of the program serve as Peer Mentors, College Advisors and Career Coaches. In addition, Daniel Trust Foundation invites corporate and community partners, college admissions advisors and financial aid experts to conduct training, workshops and presentations.
Mentoring Program Eligibility
The Daniel Trust Foundation Mentoring Program is open to high school seniors with a 3.0+ GPA who receive free or reduced priced lunch and have plans to attend a 2-year community college or 4-year university. The program serves first-generation and low-income students from underserved communities in Bridgeport, CT; New York, NY; and Houston, TX.
The Program Application
Students who are interested in participating in the 2022-2023 Daniel Trust Foundation Mentoring Program should complete the online application. The deadline to apply has been extended to October 30, 2022. If you have any questions, please send an email to Doubenz Fabius, Program Associate.