The Midnight Golf Program: A Proven Path to Success

Starting in your senior year of high school, through college graduation and into the workforce, the Midnight Golf Program provides a comprehensive support system and essential resources so students can thrive during this exciting time in your lives. More than 3,200 MGP participants have moved on to college since our program began in 2001. They have studied at more than 150 different colleges and universities across the country.

Application Process

Important Dates

  • Applications Close: 12:00 PM Monday, September 18
  • Applicant’s Mandatory Open House: 6:00 PM, Monday, September 18, 2023, at Fellowship Chapel, 7707 Outer Dr. W, Detroit, MI 48235
  • Interviews: September 19-21 at Fellowship Chapel. Interviews will be scheduled during the open house
  • Class Announcement: Friday, September 22, check the MGP website for the complete class list
  • Mandatory Parent Meetings: October 2nd or 3rd at Fellowship Chapel; Selected students and parents to attend this meeting, depending on your child’s cohort selection
  • First day of MGP Programming: October 4th or 5th, depending on your cohort


  • Applicants must be in their senior and final year of high school during the program year they are applying for. We consider students from public, charter and private schools, including home schooled youth. If you’re in a 13th year program, you must be in the 13th and final year in the program to be eligible.
  • Candidates should be prepared to fully commit to a twice weekly schedule, either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
  • Students should be interested in attending college.
  • All applicants must participate in a one-on-one interview with a program representative on the day of their choosing during interviews. The next interviews will be held in September 2023.
  • Selected students will need to produce a copy of their high school transcript to accept admittance.
  • Golf skills are not a requirement. You will learn the game of golf in the program.
  • Academic history bears no impact on acceptance, MGP is looking for students who are driven to succeed.

MGP Participants Receive Comprehensive Support During Their Senior Year of High School

30 weeks of high-quality life skills training & 400 hours of direct programming

College Success Coaches are assigned to each student to determine a college or university that fits their unique needs and aspirations

Our mentors volunteer over 390 hours each year (10x the national average) at
a 4:1 mentor-to-student ratio

Unique experiences and access to community partners: Annual Road Trip for Success, College Fairs, Community Service Projects

Class of 2024 Application

To apply for the Class of 2023-2024, please complete the application below:

Applications for the Class of 2024 are closed.


Complete the application for the Class of 2024 (programming will begin in September 2023).

Apply here.

As a member of Midnight Golf Program, I agree to comply with the rules and requirements that govern the program. If I fail to comply, I will be subject to the disciplinary options of the Midnight Golf program that could include permanent expulsion. I also understand that participation in the program is strictly voluntary and I will not hold Midnight Golf or any of its employees and/or sponsors responsible for any injuries that may occur as a result of my participation.


Program participants are required to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the Midnight Golf Program. Essentially, participants are expected to conduct themselves in a respectful manner and will be treated with respect and courtesy at all times.


Participants expected to attend each session. Attendance policy is enforced.

Dress code:

Participants are required to dress in golf attire. Golf attire should be neat, fit well and consistent with the traditions of the game of golf. The Midnight Golf Program’s dress code is strictly enforced.