How to Join the Athena Scholars Program

Students are eligible to join the Athena Scholars Program starting Spring of their first year, and must join no later than Fall semester of their sophomore year. The Program is open to all Barnard students. 

To join the Program, interested students must:

  1. Attend a mandatory Information Session 
  2. Complete the Student Contract within 2 weeks of the Info Session

Click here for an FAQ for interested students.

If you would like more information regarding the process of joining the Scholars Program please contact the Student Advisory Board via email at or  Sarit Abramowicz at