Are you a student parent? Are you looking to maximize your time this summer? Are you looking for a high-quality academic summer program for your child or children? Are you looking for an on-campus college experience with wraparound support?

If so, then apply to be part of our inaugural Hostos Holistic Oasis for Parents’ Education (HOPE) Program. Check out our program requirements and click “Apply Now!” and complete your application today.

Our three-dimensional HOPE Model includes holistic programming in three key areas:

  • Family
    • High quality on-campus programming for your children
      • Reduce the summer slide!
      • Hands-on Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELOs) in STEM
      • Trained educators
      • Small class sizes
    • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks for all participants
    • MetroCards
  • Academic
    • Tuition-gap assistance
    • Books
    • Tutoring
    • Structured study time
    • Earn 6-9 credits in 7 weeks
  • Professional/ Social
    • Colloquiums with industry leaders
    • Workshops to enhance professionalism and networking
    • Parenting groups and workshops
    • Mentoring

Priority application deadline is March 1, 2022.  | Final application deadline is March 15, 2022.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Sarah Hoiland at

Support for the HOPE Project is from the National Science Foundation's Division of Undergraduate Research (DUE) Programs for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) under Award #2135805.

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