Why Apply to HEAF?

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.

*We are now accepting applications for 5th and 8th grade candidates

Is HEAF a fit for you or your child?

HEAF seeks students who demonstrate intellectual curiosity, academic motivation, personal resiliency, and self-discipline.

Admissions Criteria

• In grades 5 through 10

• Minimum GPA of 80% with no grade below 75% in a core subject

• Minimum score of 3 on New York State standardized tests (applicable to grades 5-8)

• Demonstrates strong character and leadership potential

After completing forms

Fax it to: 212-663-9736

E-mail to: admissions@heaf.org

Send by mail to: HEAF Admissions 2090 Seventh Avenue, 10th Floor New York, NY 10027

Next Steps

HEAF seeks students who demonstrate intellectual curiosity, academic motivation, personal resiliency, and self-discipline.

Submit report card/and or test scores

When applying, you must also send in your child’s most recent report card and your child’s Math and ELA test scores (if they are in grades 5-8).

The Interview

The final stage of the Admissions selection process for HEAF programming includes an interview. The interview is an opportunity for the HEAF community to learn more about the student applicant and their family. The interview will consists of the interviewer asking questions in order to gain a better sense of student’s academic interests, collegiate pursuits and other relevant information.

If you have further questions about whether your child is eligible, contact Nkese Rankine at 212-663-9732 ext. 411

If you’re a school and looking to partner with us please contact Nkese Rankine at 212-663-9732 ext. 411

If you’re ready, you can apply now!