Diversity Achievers Program

The deadline for applications for DAP 2017 has passed.

Lehigh University values a diverse, inclusive and vibrant campus community. At the same time, we believe the best way for a student to learn whether a college or university is a good fit is by spending time on campus. As a result, we offer selected students interested in a culturally based overnight program the opportunity to immerse themselves in life at Lehigh for two days and one night through the Diversity Achievers Program (DAP). On Sunday, October 8 participants will interact with current students from around the world, learn about support services, enjoy dinner and fun at one of our local attractions, and will be hosted by a current Lehigh student in a residence hall. On Monday, October 9, 2017, DAP participants will attend Senior Open House, attend a class, hear from the Office of Financial Aid and get insightful tips on applying to Lehigh.

Required items:

  • Diversity Achievers Program Application
  • Transcript (An unofficial transcript will be acceptable)
  • SAT/ACT results
  • Short Essay (500 words or less, prompt on the application)

Supplemental application requirements should be in one pdf document and emailed to Leigha Adduci, Events Coordinator, at LUDiversity@lehigh.edu. Please title the email “Attn. DAP Application Requirements.” These items should only be submitted following completion of the DAP application. Application materials are due by noon EST on September 8, 2017. Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be considered. We will notify those selected to participate within one week of the application deadline. Admission to this program is not related to admission to Lehigh University.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Castro, Director of Diversity Recruitment, at jec315@lehigh.edu, or Leigha Adduci, Events Coordinator, at LUDiversity@lehigh.edu.

Those unable or not selected to attend DAP are still encouraged to attend our Senior Open House Program or other campus visit opportunities.