Generation Next is a college readiness, access, and completion program created to correct disparities in education. The program works with students to achieve college admission, integrate into college life, and complete a post-secondary program.
Students must meet 2 of the 3 requirements:
Students of color
First generation college students
Students eligible for free/reduced lunch
Generation Next currenty serves high school students in the Allentown Area School District, Bethlehem Area School District, and Easton Area School District.
Interested students should contact their school's Guidance Counselor.
in the classroom
The program features:
Social Justice Projects
Student Led Conversations
Mentor SHE Students
Job and Internship Networking
Through a partnership with Bethlehem restaurant Apollo Grill, Generation Next offers a Scholarship Fund to help students navigate the financial challenges of their college careers. Scholarships are competitive, based on academic achievement/promise, and demonstrated financial need.
The Scholarship portal will open in January, 2022.