Applications for the Class of 2021 are closed. If you are in the Class of 2022, please check back in the Spring 2020 semester.


  • Attending a Houston high school

  • In 10th grade at time of application

  • U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in the U.S.

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • Able to commit to three-year program, including three one-month summer programs. Summer sessions are typically the first four weeks of June the summers after sophomore, junior, and senior year of high school

  • Interest in energy / finance career not required. Past Scholars have gone on to study everything from physics to kinesiology, finance, engineering, and more. Atlas Scholars will prepare you for success in any career


A committee of Atlas Scholars executive leadership, board members, and alumni review applications. Selected applicants are notified and required to interview.