2017 Summer Scholars Program Application

2017 Upward College Summer Scholar Application Form

Upward College Summer Scholars Program is a highly interactive, fun, and intensive academic research 8-weeks project that focuses on college access, English training, critical thinking and leadership development. Participants will have opportunities to work on group research projects that emphasize social justice issues currently facing our communities and societies. The students will each conduct a research project on the topic of his or her interests, in line with future educational and career goals, with a global perspective. Students will then produce academically written papers and present the major research findings, policy and solution recommendation ready to be implemented at the end of the program. The program utilizes the Participatory Action Research model, a process that has emerged in recent years as a methodology for societal grassroots change, program development, and evaluation. Each participating student is a “Summer 2017 Scholar” and will receive a stipend.


Youth from area High Schools who are:

• Grade: 10, 11, or 12;
• Are between the ages of 15 and 22;
• Interested personal and leadership development, and
• Interested in college level Intensive English Training and going to college.

To apply, please go to the online application URL here: 2017 Upward College Summer Scholar Online Application Form

Or you may download a PDF application here: 2017 Upward College Summer Scholar PDF Application Form

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