Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Be a 9th Grader at one of the six participating San Diego public high schools;
  2. Have diverse interests, experiences, and ethnic and economic backgrounds;
  3. Have a strong desire to learn and grow;
  4. Be motivated to improve;
  5. Be willing to commit both time and energy to the program;
  6. Have a positive outlook on life;
  7. Plan to attend college; and
  8. Have strong verbal and written communication skills; and
  9. Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.

“We’re looking for diverse, curious and engaged 9th graders ready for an amazing 3 year experience.”
- Annie Lyles, Executive Director


Participating in the Aaron Price Fellows Program is an honor and a privilege. The Price Family and program staff invest significant time and resources into the program. In return, Fellows are expected to:

  1. Attend every program;
  2. Show up on time to programs;
  3. Actively participate in program activities (i.e. asking questions, reading pre-program material and thoughtfully completing program evaluation forms);
  4. Openly communicate with staff, facilitators, and other Fellows;
  5. Maintain an environment that is accepting of differences, such as race, religion and gender;
  6. Maintain a drug-free, violence-free lifestyle in and away from the program;
  7. Exhibit caring and concern for others; and
  8. Maintain a positive, mature and responsible attitude.