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Jacobs receives Emory scholarship through QuestBridge

McIntosh High senior Erin Jacobs has been admitted to Emory University and has been awarded a full four-year QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship.

“I am still in shock that I won this scholarship,” said Jacobs. “It is surreal!”

Erin is an honor student at McIntosh where she takes several Advanced Placement courses, and she earned her certified nursing assistant certificate through the dual enrollment program. She is an avid taekwondo enthusiast and teacher.

At Emory University, Erin hopes to study biology or environmental science to become a conservationist.

Out of over 20,800 applicants, QuestBridge selected 6,683 Finalists to be considered for the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship. This year, QuestBridge’s 50 college partners matched with 2,242 Finalists, who are recognized as Match Scholarship Recipients. This is the highest number of Match Scholarship Recipients to date for QuestBridge.

“We are thrilled to welcome this historic community of QuestBridge Scholars,” said Ana Rowena Mallari, Co-Founder and CEO of QuestBridge. “Their achievements speak to their depth of intellect and character, and we know they will continue to dream big on their college campuses and beyond.”

Match Scholarship Recipients are admitted early to QuestBridge college partners with full four-year scholarships provided by the colleges and universities, ensuring for these students and their families that an education at a top college is affordable. The Match Scholarship is made up of a generous financial aid package provided by the college that covers the full cost of attendance, including tuition, housing and food, books and supplies, and travel expenses. The Match Scholarship does not include loans or a parental contribution.


Posted 12/7/2023