Who Can Apply?

The application for the 2021-2022 College LAUNCH for Leadership Program will open on February 1, 2021.


Who Can Apply?: Rising High School Juniors in the Charlotte and Winston-Salem areas. We primarily serve individuals who have been historically excluded from higher education, as well as allies who are committed to equity.

What: The College LAUNCH for Leadership Program will expose students to various careers and conversations pertaining to academic excellence, equitable rights, and influential leadership that will equip them to serve humanity as they pursue their individual goals.

Where: The Charlotte cohort meets at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center. The Winston-Salem cohort meets at Wake Forest University’s main campus.

When: One Saturday a month starting in September and ending in May. Check back soon for 2021-2022 program dates.

Why: By participating in College LAUNCH, students will not only gain insight into their personal academic goals, but will also be challenged to consider how their leadership and accomplishments can have a tremendous impact on their community, our state, our nation, and our world!