Nominate (For Educators)

Welcome Nominators! 

Each year, over 600 New York City schools nominate their top students of color to apply for a place in Prep for Prep. Our admissions process relies on educators, guidance counselors, and community leaders to help identify young people with the potential to be leaders of tomorrow. We extend our deepest gratitude for your continued support and interest in nominating students for Prep (5th and 6th grade) and/or PREP 9 (7th grade).

We ask that you please provide an email address for each family you nominate so that we can send all information digitally. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Prep (5th and 6th grade) Nomination Guidelines PREP 9 (7th grade) Nomination Guidelines

If you are a parent or legal guardian, please go to the Apply Now page. 
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We envision a nation guided by ethical and effective leaders that reflect our diverse society. 

Prep for Prep's mission is to develop future leaders by creating access for young people of color to first-rate educational, leadership development and professional opportunities.