College Admissions Offer to Our Fellows

Over the span of three years offering the Ethical Citizens Fellowship to high school social leaders, Under A Tree has provided direct assistance in earning admissions offers to:

  • West Point Military Academy
  • Yale University
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
  • Columbia University
  • The University of Pennsylvania
  • Duke University
  • Cornell University
  • Amherst College
  • Swarthmore College
  • Williams College
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Emory University
  • Tufts University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • College of William and Mary
  • Northeastern University
  • Boston University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Southern California
  • And dozens of other elite colleges and universities.

Race To The Scholarships

House (FINAL 2017-18 STANDINGS)

FELLOW(FINAL 2017-18 STANDINGS)

Past Scholarships Awarded

To date, The Under A Tree Fund has awarded $20,100 in college scholarships to three cohorts of fellows. Here is a list of our past winners:

 

UNDER A TREE SCHOLARS:

2017-18: House of Sagan -- Toyin Lasisi, Andrea Martinez, Stefano Pastrana, Michaella Saintil, and Sarena Torres (The Benjamin Butler Memorial Scholarship for Courage and Integrity)

2016-17: House of Bhutto

2015-16: House of Boleyn

 

FELLOW OF THE YEAR:

2017-18: Michaella Saintil (The Garcia Family Scholarship for Women's Leadership & Empowerment)

2016-17: Daniel Roque & Adrianna Fajardo

2015-16: Maria Acevedo

 

The Windy City Scholarship for Collective Advocacy:

2017-18: Katy Cook & Camille Dumit

 

The UPS Foundation Scholarship for the logistics of caring

2017-18: Nick Mijares

 

The PREPORY SCHOLARSHIP for mentoring excellence

2017-18: Shada Thykandy

 

The Anthony O’Neil Scholarship for Thoughtful Leadership

2017-18: Zoe Lee

 

THE Farell Ann Ocasio Scholarship for the Love of Lifelong Learning

2017-18: Jhanae Douglas

 

the Maria Acevedo Scholarship for Strength & PassiON

2017-18: Tabitha Cherubin

 

The Rodriguez Family Scholarship for Resilience and Persistence in Leadership

2017-18: Andres Castillo & Donna De Castro

 

THE William Mayberg Memorial Scholarship for Wisdom and Justice

2017-18: House of Mazari -- Veronica Alvarez, Daniel Padron, Rachel Rios, Gianna Rodriguez, and Julian Suarez

 

UAT ESSENCE AWARD:

2017-18: Tabitha Cherubin (The Kathy F. LeMay Scholarship for Transformative Authenticity) & Jhanae Douglas (The Sabrina Flores Scholarship for Love, Power & Justice)

2016-17: Sabrina Flores

 

the Gonzalez Family Scholarship for The Culture of Community

2017-18: Catalina Cardenas, Luz Hielscher, Brianna Murphy, Sameer Sridhar, Anakarina Mokhtary, Paul Reyes, Nadia Starks, Mia Luna, Ethan Martin, Jose Perez, and Angie Valdez

 

UAT GREATEST GROWTH AWARD:

2016-17: Shada Thykandy

 

Mentor of the Year:

2015-16: Isabella Arias

 

HOUSE OF THE YEAR:

2015-16: House of Malala

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