UChicago Summer Scholars Program

Apply by March 29th!

What is it?

The UChicago Summer Scholars Program is an all-expense paid 2019 summer program available to top Black/African-American Students that are currently high school juniors.


Thanks to the support of the Women's Board of the University of Chicago, the College is excited to launch the inaugural UChicago Summer Scholars Program. Top Black/Afican-American high school junior students are invited to apply for an opportunity to participate in a select Summer Session course free of charge.

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About

Students selected will receive a full scholarship to participate in the Summer Session course. "I, Too, Am America": African American, Native American, Latinx, and Asian American Poetry and Poetics (see course Description). Students will take full advantage of the city of Chicago and the resources of the University through a visit to the Poetry Foundation in Chicago and the University Libraries Special Collection of campus.


Being a UChicago Summer Scholar is a great way to get an early look at college-level classes and get a fell for life on campus and in Chicago. Students will also learn in-depth about the application process for highly selective universities with the guidance of UChicago admissions counselors.


  • ELIGIBILITY: CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS
  • TUITION & FEES: ALL EXPENSES ARE COVERED BY THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING TUITION, ROOM & BOARD, FLIGHTS/TRANSPORTATION, AND BOOKS.


Applications opened in early December. Rolling admissions is offered for this program. There is no application fee to apply. Students are highly encouraged to apply by March 29th!

Questions? Please contact:

Lauren Barlow

Senior Admissions Counselor