The Summer Scholars Program is for current high school sophomores or juniors who have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, are active in their communities, leaders in their schools, and examples of integrity. Individuals should be self-motivated and prepared to study an academic discipline in a rigorous scholarly program. Both domestic and international students are eligible to apply.
If you are an international applicant, follow our international admissions guide.
Include two essays with your online application, answering the following questions:
Essay 1 (minimum 300 words) Why are you interested in participating in the Summer Scholar Programs, and how will participation help you achieve your future goals?
Essay 2 (minimum 300 words) If cell phones and computers were outlawed, what do you believe would happen to society?
A $75 non-refundable application fee is required when you submit your application online.
Send official transcript from high school(s) attended to the SSP office.
One Teacher Recommendation Form is required to be completed by a current/recent high school teacher, preferably from a teacher that is closely related to the academic area to which you are applying. Send original form to the SSP office.
Students need to send supporting documents by mail to the Summer Scholars Program office.
The mailing address is: University of Miami Summer Scholars Program P.O. Box 248005 Coral Gables, FL 33124
If being sent by FedEx, DHL, UPS, or Courier: University of Miami Summer Scholars Program 111 Allen Hall 5050 Brunson Drive Coral Gables, FL 33146
If you have questions about the application process, please contact us 305.284.5078, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are still accepting applications for all academic specialties for Summer 2014. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed as soon as ALL required documents are received at the SSP office. Submit your application documents as soon as possible for early consideration. An admission decision will be sent via email. Please allow 7-10 business days for an admission decision. If you have questions, contact us at 305.284.5078 or via email at email@example.com.