We want to ensure that all students have the opportunity to connect with our community.
We know that a campus visit can be an important factor for students navigating the college search process, but we also recognize that the cost of visiting colleges can be a barrier for many students. Our fly-in programs are designed to support high school students who come from historically underrepresented backgrounds, including African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and First-Generation students.
Compelling candidates have demonstrated interest in women’s education and will exhibit the core characteristics of a Bryn Mawr student—a driven and passionate learner; one who is inspired by and celebrates differences; and one who seeks to transform themselves, their community, and the world.
The Lantern Scholars Program is designed to support rising high school seniors who come from historically underrepresented backgrounds, including African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and First-Generation students. Selected Lantern Scholars will be funded to visit Bryn Mawr Saturday, September 30 - Monday, October 2 and participate in programming designed to support students in the college search process.
Students should complete an application and submit the following documents by July 15:
- Unofficial high school transcript
- Intended senior year courses
- Link to or copy of school profile
- Letter of recommendation from counselor or CBO mentor (optional)
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re the first in your family to attend college, watch this video to learn about resources and support for first-generation and/or limited income students at Bryn Mawr.
The Impact Center
The Impact Center for Community, Equity, and Understanding implements programs and activities that address issues of diversity, power, and privilege with a goal of improving the campus climate and enhancing community life at Bryn Mawr College.
The College's Mission“Equity and inclusion serve as the engine for excellence and innovation."