Emerge Fellowship 2018

Emerge Fellowship 2018 is aimed uniting the passionate, Excellent and Determined College Students from all works of Life to a common umbrella that is the Emerge Community in USA. This post clearly deals with procedures and all you need to know about Emerge Fellowship Application 2018

EMERGE Fellowship empowers & prepares high-performing students from underserved communities to attend and graduate from selective colleges & universities across the nation.

EMERGE Scholars are leaders who, by persisting in the face of seemingly insurmountable challenges, make room for those like them to follow.

They are changing the face of selective colleges and universities. 90% of EMERGE scholars are involved in or leading campus organizations.

70% participate in research, study abroad programs, or prominent internships. 90% will be the first in their families to graduate from college.

EMERGE Scholars are critical thinkers, problem solvers, community builders, and passionate advocates. Their impact is only beginning.

To find out what a day in the life of a busy EMERGE Scholar is like, follow them on Snapchat @EMERGEScholars, where they showcase their campuses and give college advice to High School Fellows.

The group is subdivided into the

  • EMERGE-HISD (Houston ISD)
  • EMERGE SBISD (Spring Branch ISD)


EMERGE evaluates applicants holistically. There are no minimum test scores, GPA, or other set criteria required to be considered. 

  • Rigorous Coursework

  • Competitive GPA

  • Extracurricular Involvement and Leadership

  • Free and Reduced Lunch Status

  • First Generation College Students

  • Competitive Test Scores

  • Teacher Nominations

  • Strong Application Essay. See Rubric here

  • Interest in attending top-tier institutions and willingness to consider out-of-state universities


  • Clark University
  • Colby College
  • Colgate University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Colorado College
  • Columbia University
  • Connecticut College
  • Cornell College
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Denison University
  • DePauw University
  • Dickinson College
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • Georgetown University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kenyon College
  • Knox College
  • Lawrence University
  • Lehigh University
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Loyola University
  • MIT
  • Middlebury College
  • Millsaps College
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Occidental College
  • Pepperdine University
  • Pitzer College
  • Pomona College
  • Rhodes College
  • Rice University
  • Scripps College
  • Skidmore College
  • Smith College
  • Soka University
  • SMU
  • Albion College
  • Amherst College
  • Austin College
  • Bard College
  • Barnard College
  • Bates College
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brandeis University
  • Brown University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Cal Tech
  • Carleton College
  • Carnegie Mellon
  • Stanford University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Syracuse University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Trinity College
  • Trinity University
  • Tufts University
  • UCLA
  • Union College
  • UC- Berkeley
  • University of Houston
  • University of North Carol
  • na
  • University of Notre Dam
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas-Austin
  • University of Texas-Dallas
  • University of Virginia
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Washington & Jefferson College
  • Washington & Lee University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wellesley College
  • Wesleyan University
  • Williams College
  • Yale University

How to Apply fo Emerge Fellowships:

All Emerge Applications are online but Currently there is no application ongoing. The opportunity from the last edition started around October

Your can Contact their office 

Physical Address:

  • 2 Greenway Plaza, Suite 500
  • Houston, TX 77046

Mailing Address:

  • 2450 Louisiana, Suite 400 #430
  • Houston, TX 77006

Phone Number:


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