Florida State University: Young Scholars Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Six Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Mathematics
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: Free
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    The Young Scholars Program (YSP) is a six-week residential science and mathematics summer program for Florida high school students with significant potential for careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

    Eligibility: The program is designed for students who have completed the eleventh grade in a Florida public or private high school. A few exceptionally qualified and mature tenth graders have been selected in past years, though this is quite rare.

    To be considered for acceptance, applicants must: Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA (unweighted)

    Have received a score in the 90th percentile or better in math on a nationally standardized exam (i.e., SAT, PSAT, ACT, or PLAN) before the application deadline

    Be enrolled in or have completed Pre-Calculus

    Be able to commit for the entire six weeks of the program (no exceptions will be made for travel to other summer internship opportunities, sports camps, Mu Alpha Theta, etc.)

    Maintain a permanent residence in the state of Florida

    Important Program Dates: January 15: Applications available online

    March 1: Application and Recommendations deadline

    May 15: Admissions decisions finalized (on or before this day)

    October 15: Summative evaluations available to students (on or before this day)

    Important Dates for 2021:

    June 13, 2021: Young Scholars Program Begins

    July 24, 2021: Young Scholars Program Ends

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