At-risk, young adults who have a mentor are twice as likely to enroll in college.

Mentors are as essential to our scholars as the financial assistance we provide. Each scholarship recipient is paired with a qualified mentor, or within a mentor group, to help the student stay on track, reach successive goals, and navigate the complexities of college preparation.

Interested in learning more?  Please fill out our interest form!

Change a Life. Become a Mentor.

We are always looking for great candidates to support our scholars. Follow these steps to apply!

Complete our online application & background check
Attend mentor training sessions
Meet your assigned high school mentee

Mentor Expectations

Give Back mentors are committed to inspiring our scholars by helping them dream big, set realistic goals, remain accountable, and celebrate successes.

Contact your mentee on a regular basis

Listen actively and respond to your menteeā€™s needs

Give us monthly updates about your mentee

If you have questions about becoming a mentor please fill out a brief mentor interest form for us.

Already a mentor?  Click your region below for mentor support and resources:

Midwest Mentors (Illinois and Kansas) – Mid-Atlantic/NY Mentors (New York, New Jersey, Delaware)California Mentors