Babson College Extends Application Deadline and Eliminates Application Fee for Boston Public School Students

Four-Year, Full Tuition Scholarships Diversity Leadership Scholarships Are Available

Babson GlobeBoston Public School students can now apply to the Undergraduate School at Babson College for free under a program announced today by Babson College.

In addition, Babson College is extending the deadline for applications from Boston Public School students to January 15, 2018.

As a further commitment, Babson College also offers four-year, full-tuition scholarships to those Boston residents who demonstrate the greatest potential for leadership in creating a diverse community. To be considered for Babson’s Diversity Leadership Awards, Boston candidates should apply to Babson College for both admission and financial aid.

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“Babson College is pleased to expand our partnership with the City of Boston by supporting Boston Public School students,” said President Kerry Healey. “Through collaborative programming like the Verizon Innovative Learning Summer Entrepreneurship Experience, we know that Boston Public Schools are filled with aspiring young entrepreneurs with the potential to change the world for the better. We look forward to welcoming those future leaders to the Babson community.”

 “Babson College’s Undergraduate Program is thrilled to waive this $75 application fee and offer an extension of the application deadline to January 15, 2018 as a sign of our commitment to the wonderful and unique students of the Boston Public School system,” said Babson College Dean of Admission Courtney Minden.  “We look forward to reviewing applications that celebrate the achievements and accomplishments of these outstanding student applicants.”

These actions are the latest example of Babson College’s growing ties with the City of Boston. Last year, Babson College expanded its presence in Boston with the opening of a new, 9,000 square foot campus at 100 High Street in the heart of Boston’s Financial District, doubling the size of Babson’s footprint in Boston. Babson College has held numerous entrepreneurship-related events, presentations and conferences at the new site in the premier entrepreneurial city in the United States.

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds®. The top-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.

By Shannon Sweeny, ssweeny1@babson.edu, (781) 239-4621 | 12/18/2017 8:00 AM