The 大信封 Fellowship is a long-term mentorship and enrichment program for low-income, high-potential students. As a full financial-aid student at Lawrenceville and Harvard herself, Nan is passionate about fighting inequality through education. If you’d like to apply, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

We aim to guide our fellow towards the elite experience they deserve at no cost to their families and no debt upon graduation. Therefore, our target schools are all competitive, but completely free for our students.


The fellowship begins in 10th grade, although we also accept Juniors and Seniors The following is included

-Free standardized test prep
-1:1 Mentorship through college graduation
-Curricular planning
-Application support for competitive, no-cost enrichment programs
-College selection advising; 24/7 support during the application process

Below are some of the most prestigious and cost-free summer experiences tailored for students of color and low-income candidates.

  1. TASS (Telluride Association): Sophomores apply to participate in one of four challenging six-week college-level seminars on topics related to critical Black and Ethnic Studies. The seminars will be held at Cornell University and the University of Michigan.
  2. HISTEP (Nat’l Institute of Health):  For Juniors: the goal of HiSTEP is to expand the pipeline of students interested in biomedical and healthcare careers by providing opportunities for high school students from schools with a large population of financially disadvantaged students.
  3. MITES (MIT): A rigorous six-week residential program for rising high school seniors – many of whom come from underrepresented or underserved communities – who have a strong academic record and are interested in studying and exploring careers in science and engineering.

If you have any questions or have an excellent candidate to recommend, please email me (!

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