Summer Scholars Program

Save the date for Summer 2015! July 5-18 
Check out photos from our 2014 cohort!

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A two-week college residential and academic experience for talented high school students

Welcome! Engaged and curious high school students looking to get a taste for what college is really like are encouraged to apply to the Fairfield University Summer Scholars Program.

Fairfield University Summer Scholars Program is a great way for rising junior and senior high school students to obtain a dynamic college experience during the summer. Students can select from a wide array of courses in the sciences, arts, humanities, or the social sciences. 

 

 

Program Highlights

  • 3-credit college transfer credits*
  • Small class settings led by expert faculty
  • A full (and fun!) college, residential experience
  • Access to Fairfield's safe and scenic campus environment and amenities
  • One-on-one meetings to discuss academic progress and successful course completion
  • Workshops to discuss the college search process and other related topics

 2014 course list (2015 courses will be posted in January 2015):

    1. Biology: Identity and the Human Genome
    2. Communication: Family Communication
    3. Economics: Introduction to Microeconomics
    4. English: Creative Writing
    5. Film: American Films of the 90's
    6. Philosophy: Introduction to Philosophy
    7. Studio Art: Photographic and Digital Techniques in Printmaking

Contact us at summerscholars@fairfield.edu for any questions about our program.

* In many cases, credits earned through Fairfield University will be accepted at other institutions. Fairfield University cannot guarantee that credits earned on our campus will be transferable to other Universities. Therefore, students and their families are encouraged to check with individual schools regarding the transferability of Fairfield University credits.