What is EMERGE?EMERGE-HISD connects high-performing students from underserved backgrounds to top-tier institutions that will offer them the least financial burden and the greatest support. We provide students and families with knowledge and access to opportunities that will empower them to make the most informed decisions and reach their full potential.
Former EMERGE student
"Out of more than 120 applications, I was honored to be selected to be in the first cohort of EMERGE with 11 other Chavez Fellows."
2015 State of the Schools
The EMERGE program was highlighted at HISD's State of the Schools 2015. Felipe Guillen gave a moving speech about his experiences in EMERGE and how they led him to Stanford University.