Goals and Objectives

Picture of two students who are part of the Provost Scholars Program
A flyer that says Provost Scholars' Works of Art

Provide enriching educational, interpersonal, and character development experiences for youths who are at risk for academic failure through mentoring by CWRU faculty members.

  • After four weeks, mentees will be able to successfully complete homework assignments in a minimum of two of their classes.
  • After eight weeks, mentees will be able to successfully complete homework assignments in all of their classes.
    At the end of the year, the mentees will have successfully met all course requirements and will be promoted to the next grade with above average grades.
  • At the end of the year, the mentees and mentors will perceive themselves as partners with mutual goals for the mentee as determined by questionnaires,  surveys, and personal goals.
  • At the end of four weeks, seven weeks, six months, and one year, the youth will demonstrate an increasingly positive attitude about the future, opportunities for learning, and ways to be a productive citizen as determined by total scores on questionnaires and surveys.

Offer opportunities for students to explore specific career options, including the knowledge, skills, and leadership attributes that are essential for succeeding as a student, a peer, and a productive citizen.

  • After four weeks, eight weeks, six months, and one year, the mentee will be able to demonstrate enhanced knowledge and skills in time management, decision making, and conflict resolution as determined by survey tools from mentee, mentor, teachers, and parents.
  • At six and twelve months, the mentee, the mentor, and the parents and teachers will participate in a brief interview about the overall progress of the mentee.
  • Compare the baseline grades in the mentee’s classes with the six-month and nine- month scores with peers who did not participate in the mentoring Program.
  • Determine the extent to which the mentee is more aware of and interested in cultural, recreational, and career opportunities that are or could be available to her/him through surveys from mentee, mentor, teacher, and parents. 
  • At the end of the year, the mentee and mentor will share an electronic portfolio that contains the information that has been generated over the year: grades, academic school work, creative projects, lists of events, documentation of sessions and interactions that occurred at CWRU, and a critique about the experience.