IDEA 2021 QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program

Fourteen IDEA Juniors Selected for 2021 QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program

Congratulations! Fourteen students from IDEA’s Class of 2022 have been selected for the QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program. Our scholars are among 3,908 high school juniors nationwide selected this year from over 15,000 applications! Students were selected based on their academic achievement, financial qualifications and personal character. 

Congratulations to all our selected students! The IDEA Team & Family is so proud of you. 

  • Zanib Khan, IDEA College Prep Brownsville 
  • Juliana Jasso, IDEA Carver College Prep  
  • Nathan Zepeda, IDEA Frontier College Prep  
  • Stephanie Arizpe, IDEA Frontier College Prep  
  • Adrian Garcia, IDEA North Mission College Prep  
  • Emilio Ortiz, IDEA North Mission College Prep  
  • Erick Berlanga, IDEA Riverview College Prep  
  • Oscar Ochoa, IDEA Riverview College Prep  
  • Yatzil Guzman, IDEA Riverview College Prep  
  • Omar Espiricueta, IDEA College Prep San Juan 
  • Luis De Anda, IDEA College Prep Weslaco 
  • Matthew Ondeyo, IDEA College Prep Weslaco 
  • Adriana Leos, IDEA Weslaco Pike College Prep  
  • Leslie Gamboa, IDEA Weslaco Pike College Prep 


About the QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program 

The College Prep Scholars Program is open to high school juniors, granting awards and diverse opportunities that prepare high-achieving, low-income students for the QuestBridge National College Match, as well as the college admissions process. Some of those awards MAY include: a full scholarship to a college summer program, Quest for Excellence Awards including $1,000 for a new laptop, an invitation to a QuestBridge National College Admissions Conference, personalized feedback on their college essay, specialized guidance and resources for the college application process or access to an online community of peers who are also applying to top colleges. 

Students are evaluated based on the merit of their entire application. Grades, curriculum, available standardized test scores, financial need and other socioeconomic factors, teacher recommendations and essay responses are the most heavily weighed factors.

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