Since our founding in 2006, supporters of the Joyce Ivy Foundation have contributed over
$1 million to support over 300 Summer Scholars.
Profile of the 2013 Summer Scholars cohort:
- 79 Summer Scholars
- 69 high schools
- 6 states
- 8 college campuses
- $316,000 financial aid support
The annual Joyce Ivy College Admissions Symposium brings together over 400 students, families, educators, high school counselors, admissions officers, local alumni, and volunteers.
100% of Summer Scholars matriculate at selective, four-year colleges.
90% of Summer Scholars say that they raise their college aspirations as a direct result of their participation with the Joyce Ivy Foundation. This means they expand their college application lists to include more academically rigorous and selective institutions, and they apply to a more geographically diverse set of institutions.
70% of Summer Scholars apply to the college where their summer program was held.