2020 Application

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Student applications will be available Friday, Oct. 11 –  Sunday, Dec. 1.

All high school juniors living in the greater metro Richmond area including but not limited to the City of Richmond, the Town of Ashland, and the Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan and New Kent invited to apply.

A school teacher, coach or administrator recommendation is required by Sunday, Dec. 1. Learn more about the required recommendation here.

Finalists will be selected for an afternoon Sunday, Jan. 12 interview with notification of acceptance in February. Students must commit to participating in the entire 2020 CSEI  program runs that runs the month of July, and participants receive a $500 stipend upon successful completion.

Questions? Please email Trina Clemans at  trina_clemans@collegiate-va.org.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019 Applications posted (powelledfoundation.org) and open to all high school juniors.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1:00 p.m. Applications close.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20 Finalists selected for an interview notified.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2020 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Finalists interviews at Collegiate School, 103 North Mooreland Road, Richmond VA. Attendees meet applicants from area high schools, participate in a team-building activity, and learn more about CSEI.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14 Receive notification of acceptance to CSEI

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28 CSEI 2020 commitment form due accepting full participation in the entire CSEI program.

SUNDAY, MAY 17, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. CSEI 2020 virtual student / parent mandatory meeting

MONDAY, JULY 6 – FRIDAY, JULY 31, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CSEI 2020 REMOTE Program