there were 36 Native
applicants. This represented 0.8% of the total
In 2009, there were 539 Native American applicants. This represented 3.5% of the total applicant pool.
In 2010 there are 79 Native American finalists for the National College Match, -- 59 more than in 2009.
QuestBridge receives 5,000 - 6,000 applicants for the National College Match program each September. The 11 Native American students in this year’s National College Match come from Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Washington state.
Questbridge encourages Native youth to apply for the 2010 College Prep Scholarship. The CPS enables high-school juniors to attend summer programs, admissions counseling, conferences, and all-expense-paid campus visits.
Other awards are available through Questbridge including a Native American Award for students wanting to preserve their tribal traditions and heritage.
Native American Award