Monday, March 15, 2010

ATTENTION: Syracuse University Summer College NYC Scholarship Program

The Syracuse University Summer College NYC Scholarship Program is designed for high school students completing their junior year in good academic standing who demonstrate maturity, self-discipline, and the potential to handle college-level work. During the six-week program students explore college-level courses that provide insight into the highter education experience. The selection process is competitive and awarded students will attend the program at no cost.

Eligibility Requirements
In order to be considered, applicants must-
-be a current junior attending a NYC public high school
-be in good academic standing with a minimum average of 85%
-be mature, disciplined, and ready for college-level work

Program Overview
-Students selected for participation in this program attend on full-scholarship. Tuition, room & board, books and transportation to and from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, are provided.
-The program offers six credits of college-level instruction taught by School of Education professors, and instructors from the Writing Program in The College of Arts and Sciences.
-Students enroll in two 3-credit courses (CFE 200 and WRT 104)
-Upon completion of the classes, an SU transcript documents the coursework and grades/credits earned.
-Students learn about issuesof youth, schooling, media literacy, popular culture, democracy, and writing at the college level. Emphasis is on improving literacy and developing college-level learning skills.
-Program takes place on the Syracuse University place.
-Students live in an SU dormitory and eat in a campus dining facility.
-Classes are from Monday through Thursday. Fridays are reserved for curriculum-based field trips and special events.
-Afternoons, evenings, and weekends are for recreation and socialization with students from other Summer College programs and for working on class assignments and projects.

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