APPLE Corps Freshman Class

Eligible applicants must

  • Receive admission for the Fall 2024 term as a first-time first year student at John Jay College (Fall 2024 admission).
  • Enroll at John Jay College as a full-time student during the duration of their program of study.
  • Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Submit the FASFA (Free Application for Student Financial Aid) and TAP (Tuition Assistance Program) applications in order to receive financial aid.
  • Be a resident of New York City.
  • Eligible students may not be part of any special group, including ASAP/ACE/SEEK/College Discovery/Early Start.

Program structure & benefits

All APPLE Corps participants receive the following support to accelerate college completion and prepare for a career:

Financial support - money you can count on

  • Students receive up to $15,000 stipend across 4 years. 

Structured academic program - classes with your peers

  • Students will take cohorted courses with APPLE Corps faculty for 6 semesters to satisfy general education or major requirements. 

Dedicated academic support - always ask whom to ask for help 

  • Apple Corps staff will provide academic advisement throughout the entire program.
  • Peer success coaches will welcome and assist new students with the transition and connect them to academic and professional support services provided.

Service and professional preparation - your resume will be ready to submit

  • Students will participate in service and internships on the front lines of public service, crime prevention and public safety.
  • Students will receive firsthand exposure, develop practical skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, and dispute resolution.
  • Students will receive assistance with job search, interview skills and application. 


Fall 2024 application is now open! Apply today.