Barrett Summer Scholars

Academically talented and motivated teens can get a taste of college this summer.

Participants in the Arizona State University Barrett Summer Scholars program experience college firsthand and prepare for enrollment and success at ASU and Barrett, the Honors College.

Participants live on campus, engage in college-level coursework and build
a community with their peers. Students participate in a critical thinking or human event course and an elective of their choice, taught by university professors, to prepare them for enrollment and success at ASU and Barrett.

The program is designed for academically talented and motivated students entering eighth, ninth and 10th grade in fall 2019.

Barrett Summer Scholars is a highly competitive program. While there is no minimum GPA or test score required for eligibility, eligible students should demonstrate a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Students entering eighth and ninth grade attend a one-week session. Those entering 10th grade attend for two weeks. The cost is $700 for one week and $1,400 for two weeks. The cost for each program covers tuition, books for each enrolled course, a room in a residence hall, three meals per day, and transportation and fees for field trips. The program fee, which includes a $25 non-refundable deposit, is due after notification of admission into the program.

The program runs in June and will have participants at all ASU locations. Those entering eighth grade will participate at ASU’s West campus in Glendale and those entering ninth grade will participate at ASU’s Polytechnic campus in Mesa. and Depending on the week chosen, students entering 10th grade,  will attend at either ASU’s Tempe campus or ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

Completed applications are due by 5 pm on Monday, March 4. Completed applications include the student’s most recent report card, responses to essay questions and a teacher recommendation.

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