2014 High Ability Program

DEADLIINE for High Ability Applications

Application packet deadline has been extended until June 1, 2014.  Return complete package to the address below.




The Mission of the High Ability Program at Grambling State University is to offer an accelerated program for high school juniors (rising seniors) who have exemplified outstanding academic achievement. These students will be able to earn six hours of college credit as well as an interactive humanities component (to include art, speech/theater and music). The High Ability Program not only strives to offer a superb educational experience, but also to promote individual growth and development.


To be eligible, an eleventh grade student (Rising Senior) must meet the following criteria:

  • GPA 3.3 or greater (on a 4.0 scale)
  • ACT score of 20 or greater

and complete: (*Please return all completed forms listed below.)


This program is a five-week session. The program will begin on Sunday, June 29, 2014 with registration on June 30, 2014 (classes begin on July 1, 2014) and end Friday, August 1, 2014. The deadline to apply for the High Ability Program has been extended until June 1, 2014.


Courses include, but are not limited to English, mathematics, or a science.  Students will earn a total of six hours of college credit.


All participants will be housed on campus in female and male dormitories.


The University dining facility will provide meals.


Grambling State University is located in Grambling, Louisiana, off Interstate 20, (Exit 81) seventy (70) miles east of Shreveport and thirty-five (35) miles west of Monroe. (map & directions)

American College Testing (ACT)

To be eligible to attend the 2014 Summer High Ability Program, the ACT must be taken and a score of 20 or better is required.

Click here for 2014 High Ability Fact Sheet


Summer High Ability Program
Grambling State University
GSU Box 4288
Grambling, LA 71245
Phone: (318) 274-6141