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Become a mentor

Foster a relationship with a Scholar

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Mentors are a crucial part of the support system...

Mentoring
We pair our Scholars with a trained adult mentor in the March of their senior year of high school.  Mentors are a crucial part of the support system the Palmer Scholars family offers, and they are vital to each Scholar’s success. We are actively looking for community leaders who would like to volunteer as a Mentor for one of our Scholars.

Who is a Palmer Scholar Mentor?
• Community leader
• Culturally aware
• At least 21 years old
• Attained or are close to attaining a post-secondary degree
• Has a clean criminal history

What does a Palmer Scholar Mentor do?
• Provides advocacy, resources and support
• Helps a Scholar navigate higher education
• Connects a Scholar with networking, career, and information
• Holds a Scholar accountable
• Cultivate and foster a relationship with a Scholar

What is the commitment?
• Mentor a high school senior that is going off to college and throughout their time obtaining a post-secondary degree (4-5 year commitment) • Communicate with the Scholar at least twice a month (phone, text, email, skype, meeting, etc.)

Please contact, Ricky Goetz, Mentor Coordinator with any questions: rgoetz@palmerscholars.org

Apply To Become A Mentor Today!

"Palmer Scholars is about creating hope and opportunity through education.  I am living proof of that.  For me it's time to now make that circle complete by now creating hope and opportunity through education in someone else's life."               –Megan Saffold, Former Palmer Scholar and now a Palmer Scholars mentor