How To Apply

Genius has no zip code. Our students are the proof.

"It is a big commitment, and to get the full benefit of Minds Matter, you have to fully be here and be present."

–V, Second year mentee and junior at Denver South


  1. Fill out the online student application
  2. Have one of your teachers fill out the online teacher recommendation
  3. Have a counselor or an adult fill out the online nomination form
  4. Have a parent or guardian fill out the online parent/guardian application (English) (Español)

You must submit all forms in order to be considered.

Priority Application Deadline: We will accept priority applications from current 9th and 10th graders anytime until Friday, March 18, 2022 at midnight.

If you have any questions about the program or about applying, feel free to email us at