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2017 A.S.C.E.N.D. Application2017 A.S.C.E.N.D. Application
A.S.C.E.N.DASCENDSM is a program, which is designed to motivate, engage and assist high school students (9th – 12th grade) in reaching their maximum potential.  ASCENDSM will focus on Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental Skills. Students in the ASCENDSM Program will have an opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college or vocational employment.

Applications will be accepted for each year based on the following schedule:


Cycle 1 - January 2015 - June 2015 – CLOSED

Cycle 2 - September 2015 - June 2016 – CLOSED

Cycle 3 - September 2016 - June 2017 – CLOSED

Cycle 4 - September 2017 - June 2018 –  Applications due by August 5, 2017 (The applications must be postmarked by August 5, 2017.)


If you would like to receive more information on the ASCENDSM program, please email


High school students who are interested in applying for the program, please complete the following steps, along with the application packet:

• Most recent academic report card

• A letter of recommendation from a teacher or community leader

• Letter of intent (300 words or less)

$25 Student Participation fee payable to Upsilon Tau Omega Chapter


The ASCENDSM Application Packet includes the following:

• Parental Consent and Responsibility Form

Student Code of Conduct and Responsibility Agreement

• ASCENDSM  Application Packet,
• ASCENDSM Student Application

• ASCENDSM Pre/Post Assessment Form



Applications should be mailed to the following address:

Upsilon Tau Omega Chapter

Attn: ASCENDSM Program

P.O. Box 44974

Fort Washington, MD 20749

Or Email application to:


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