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This application is for Individuals, Students & Families. If you are a School Partner, Teacher, or Counselor please click here for the Nomination Form.
Eligibility Information

We are currently accepting applications for rising 6th grade through rising 11th grade candidates.

HEAF offers its students: experiential classroom learning, engaging real-world experiences, personalized youth development and counseling support, Specialized High School Acceptance Test (SHSAT) preparation, SAT preparation, college tours, international service-learning opportunities, college search and application support, financial aid application support, and comprehensive career-development opportunities.

The HEAF Application will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. You may begin the application and save it to return to later. In order to fully complete the application, you will need to have the below information accessible:

Application Checklist

☑ Student & Family Contact Information

☑ Student school information

☑ Household information, including income information *Please note that income verification information is for internal use ONLY. It will not be used for or against applicants and families in any way, nor will this information be made public. It is how we, as an organization, verify we are serving the populations described in our mission and vision.

☑ Name and email of at least one person who can complete a recommendation form on behalf of the student. This person should be someone who can speak to the student’s character or academic performance.

For additional support with completing the application, we recommend contacting Yamilet Guzman at 347 - 819 - 6998 Virtual Application Office Hours Mondays 3:00pm to 5:00 pm and Tuesdays 9:00am to 11:00am. We’re available to help in English and Spanish.

Please note that income verification is for internal use ONLY. It will not be used for or against applicants and families in any way, nor will this information be made public. It is how we, as an organization, verify we are serving the populations described in our mission and vision.