About Program Scholars
Bard Opportunity Program Scholars may come from all 50 states and possess a high level of achievement in academics, leadership, and the potential for success in a competitive academic environment. Often BOP scholars exhibit a nontraditional profile, and do not posses the financial means to afford a college such as Bard.
In order to be considered for a Bard Opportunity Program (BOP) Scholarship, a student must:
- Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.
- Be a high school graduate by June 30 of the school year you in which you will begin at Bard College.
- Have a high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 85/100 or 3.0/4.0.
- Demonstrate significant financial need. To qualify for the BOP Scholars program, families must apply for financial aid and meet the following estimated earning guidelines:
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Equity and Inclusion Programs considers each applicant on an individual basis. The financial and academic guidelines shown above should be used as approximate estimates only. Please contact us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.