The Barnard Opportunity Program provides a select group of students from outside New York State with the academic and financial support to succeed at Barnard and beyond. A lending library, laptop computers, free tutoring, mentoring, and study skills workshops, and graduate school preparation and career guidance are available to all BOP Scholars in addition to the resources and support they receive as Barnard students. The BOP Scholars Program benefits students who meet both the academic and financial criteria as defined by the College.
In order to be considered for the BOP Scholars Program at Barnard College, a student must:
All BOP applicants must qualify academically and financially in order to be considered for BOP Scholars Program at Barnard College. Applicants must submit all of the following required documentation by the appropriate deadlines:
There is no separate application for the BOP Scholars Program. Instead, the Office of Admissions nominates students for consideration by the HEOP/BOP Scholars Office. However, students who wish to become BOP Scholars at Barnard may express interest in the program by notifying the Office of Admissions.
Application Deadline: January 1
The Common Application along with your responses to Barnard-specific questions and the Barnard College Writing Supplement (both found on the common application, once you add Barnard as one of the colleges on your list.
For questions concerning your application for admission, contact Alexandra Fields in the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 854-2014.
Application Deadline: February 15 (Regular Decision)
Visit Financial Aid to see all required financial aid forms and documentation. For questions concerning financial aid eligibility or missing documentation, contact Karin Diamond, Associate Director of Financial Aid at (212) 854-2154 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
If students meet both academic and financial qualifications for the BOP Scholars Program, they may be contacted by the Scholars Office for an interview during the application process.
For questions concerning the BOP Scholars Program, contact Alexandra Fields in the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 854-2014. You may also contact the Scholars Office at (212) 854-3583.