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Summer Scholars Program

Monday, July 15 - Friday, August 2, 2019

A few weeks on campus: A JUMPSTART FOR THE FUTURE.
Learn more about the program in the above New Educator article

This is your invitation to participate in a program designed to assist in preparing high school students for college attendance and nurture an interest in a career in education. The MSU College of Education Summer High School Scholars Program is a residential program on the campus of Michigan State University. The program is intended to increase college preparation and readiness, as well as nurture an interest in careers in education; particularly Urban Education.


During this academic college preparation program all travel, lodging, and meal expenses are covered for students selected to participate in the program.

About the Program

This program includes:

  • Residential experience on the campus of Michigan State University
  • Increased college preparation and readiness
  • College academic skill development
  • Increased understanding of a career in education, particularly Urban Education
  • First-hand information on the College Application and Financial Aid/Scholarship processes

Criteria for Application

  • Current 9th, 10th, or 11th grade student in partnering urban school districts (Benton Harbor, Chicago, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saginaw)
  • Demonstration of academic potential
  • Online recommendation from school representative

Application Requirements

  • To complete this application, you will need:
    • Your Cumulative Academic GPA
    • Your SAT or PreSAT Score (if available)
    • An updated copy of your high school transcript
    • A student email address
    • A parent email address (must be DIFFERENT from student email)
    • The name and email address of the School Representative who will complete your Recommendation Form
    • 150 word essay response to this question:
      (Current 9th & 10th graders):
      Why are you interested in attending the College of Education Summer High School Scholars Program on the campus of Michigan State University?

      (Current 11th graders):
      Why are you considering becoming a teacher? What interests you most about the teaching profession?

Deadlines

  • March 31 Early Admissions Deadline
    • Early Admissions decisions will be emailed on approximately April 15. Only complete applications will be considered. Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are not able to notify applicants if their applications are complete until the April 15 decision are emailed. Waitlisted applicants and incomplete applications will be given the opportunity to be considered with the May 3 applicant pool.
  • May 3 Final Deadline
    • Final Admissions decisions will be emailed on approximately May 20. Only complete applications will be considered. Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are not able to notify applicants if their applications are complete. Receipt of the online application, the parent authorization and the online recommendation are indicated by automated emails that are sent when materials are submitted.
schedule
All applications, INCLUDING Transcripts & Recommendation Form, must be received no later than Friday, May 3, 2019.


For more information:
Dr. Marini Lee
Michigan State University 
Erickson Hall
620 Farm Lane
Room 518F
East Lansing, MI 48824
Email: leemarin@msu.edu
(517) 353-5067

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Undergraduate / Student Affairs Office
620 Farm Lane, 134 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Phone: (517) 353-9680

Graduate Affairs Office
620 Farm Lane, 205 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Phone: (517) 432-1260
Email: edacadaf@msu.edu