In an ideal world, every young person would have the opportunity to achieve a complete education and build a fruitful life. The truth is that many of the young people in our community will never get the chance to go to college and achieve their dreams. That is, unless people who can make a difference step in and change that reality.
Number of Students Served:
Grants, corporations, individuals
Seattle Education Access provides higher education advocacy and opportunity to people struggling to overcome poverty and adversity.
To connect non-traditional students with the information and financial resources to help them achieve their dreams of a college education. To provide financial support that helps low-income youth access higher education and meet their housing and basic survival needs while in school. To provide the personal attention, mentoring, technical assistance, and moral support that marginalized youth need to navigate the complex systems of higher education and financial aid. To empower young people living in poverty to develop their own voices and succeed in the higher academic arena.
Higher education access for low-income young people
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
American Indian or Alaska Native:
Black or African American:
White (Including Middle Eastern):