Double Discovery Center


Educating Children of Promise since 1965




 All applications must be complete and signed by the student and a parent/guardian.

The deadline for the fall program is September 15.

The deadline for the spring program is January 15.

A complete application must have:

  • A copy of the students most recent report card or transcript
  • A copy of his/her parent or guardian’s signed 1040 tax return or public assistance budget letter if available, or a completed family/household income section

For some activities, a student interview, parent/guardian conference, brief essay, or needs assessment may be needed.

Please note that our programs are for those with the greatest financial needs and family income documentation is required. All information is kept confidential. Parents with questions may contact the staff.

DDC no longer mails admission applications, however the application can be picked up at the DDC office, faxed upon request, or, downloaded by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

The completed and signed application, along with the required documents can be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to the DDC office:

Admissions Coordinator
Double Discovery Center
Columbia University
Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 306
Mail Code 2604
New York, NY 10027

Phone: (212) 854-3897
Fax: (212) 854-7457