Since 1963, Spon­sors for Edu­ca­tional Oppor­tu­nity (SEO) has made a life­time of achieve­ment pos­si­ble for 12,000 tal­ented young peo­ple from under­served and under­rep­re­sented communities.

We offer three distinct programs:

SEO SCHOLARS
SEO Scholars is a rigorous eight-year academic program that prepares underserved public high school students for admission to the nation’s most competitive colleges–and supports them through college graduation. 95% of SEO Scholars graduate college in 6 years and 80% graduate in 4 years.

SEO CAREER
SEO Career is the nation’s premier summer internship program for talented, underrepresented college students of color. In 2015, 85% of SEO Career interns were offered full-time jobs at the end of their summer internships – either at their host company or another SEO Career partner.

SEO ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS
SEO Alternative Investments provides education, exposure, training and mentoring opportunities to talented professionals traditionally under-represented in the alternative investments sector.