The Double Discovery Center is accepting applications from students in 9th -12th grades and from Morningside, Manhattanville, Harlem, and Washington Heights OR from our partner NYC schools below:  

  • Park East High School
  • Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
  • Community Health Academy of the Heights
  • Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning & Social Change
  • Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts

Applicants Must Be

First-generation and/or meet low-income guidelines as defined by the following guidelines: [https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/trio/incomelevels.html

  • First-generation, as defined by U.S. Department of Education, means that the student is the first in his or her family to attend college; and that neither of the student’s parents or legal guardians has a bachelor degree from an institution of higher education in the United States.

Application Steps

  • Complete the application below
  • You will get an email from us when your application has been submitted
  • We will contact you and/or your school for your enrollment documents (transcripts and report cards)
  • We will contact you to provide proof of COVID vaccination and confirmation of immunization history
  • When all documents have been received, you will receive a "Welcome to the DDC!" email
  • Your counselor will reach out to schedule an introductory meeting with you


Click here to begin your application