Dr. Mansur Khan SHSAT Opportunity Scholarship still accepting applications. South Asian students are eligible for 3 months of fully covered SHSAT classes.
New York, NY – Last month, Dreamchasers Founder Jason Clark was celebrated at the You Can Go To College Committee 23rd Annual Achievement Awards. DREAMChasers, an organization founded by Bronx Science Alum, Attorney Jason Clark provides SHSAT tutoring and mentorship for students from underrepresented backgrounds. As the tutoring partner of DREAMChasers, Khan’s Tutorial’s goal is to ensure all students, regardless of zip code or school funding, have an opportunity to attend NYC’s top public high schools.
In addition to DREAMChasers, Khan’s Tutorial also works with the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation STEM Pipeline program and offers the Dr. Mansur Khan SHSAT Opportunity Scholarship. The Opportunity Scholarship offers underrepresented black and Hispanic students tutoring for the SHSAT. Asian and South Asian students are eligible for 3 months of fully covered SHSAT classes under the scholarship program. All of Khan’s Tutorial’s partnerships and offerings have been part of its larger mission to provide access to a quality education as part of KT Chairperson Nayeema Khan’s appointment as United Nations Goodwill Ambassador by the Permanent Mission to the Dominican Republic.
Khan’s Tutorial encourages all 7th graders to apply for the Dr. Mansur Khan SHSAT Scholarship by December 10, 2019 11:59 PM.
“Right now out of 430 high schools in New York city only 15-20 show acceptable levels of college readiness for graduating students as a community. Bangladeshis and South Asians are one of the newest and hardworking communities we want to create scholarships for at least 3 months so dedicated families from all backgrounds can have a chance at a top education in New York City.” said Dr. Ivan Khan, CEO & President of Khan’s Tutorial.
With 10 locations in the outer boroughs of New York City, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and in the Jackson Heights, Jamaica, Astoria, Ozone Park, and Floral Park neighborhoods of Queens, Khan’s Tutorial primarily serves in assisting families in low-income, new immigrant neighborhoods. Since 1994, Khan’s Tutorial has helped 3,383 students gain admission to New York City’s Specialized High Schools.