High Ability Program
2012 High Ability Students visit the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs, Arkansas
DEADLIINE for High Ability Applications
Application packet deadline is June 1, 2013. Return complete package to the address below.
NOTE: limited number of scholarships available!
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 complete a science project. The High Ability Program strives to offer a superb educational experience, and 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 and return the following:
- High Ability Program Application
*There is no application fee and no housing deposit required.
- Proof of Immunization Compliance form
- An official transcript of at least four and one half semesters
- Essay: Describe your career goals (150 words or less)
NOTE: A complete High Ability application packet includes the application, immunization form, official transcript and ACT scores, and essay.
DATE OF PROGRAM
This program is a five-week session. The program will begin on Saturday, June 22, 2013 and end Friday, July 26, 2013. The deadline to apply for the High Ability Program is Saturday, June 1, 2013.
A limited number of scholarships are available. However, all students are required to pay a $500 fee, including those students who are awarded a scholarship. Once scholarships have been depleted, students will be required to pay tuition and room and board.
Each student will be required to enroll in a mathematics course and will be able to choose another course. Students will earn a total of six credit hours of instruction.
All participants will be housed in residential halls on campus.
Meals will be provided on campus in the McCall Dining Hall.
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 2013 Summer High Ability Program, the ACT must be taken and a score of 20 or better is required.
Summer High Ability Program
Grambling State University
Grambling, LA 71245
Phone: (318) 274-6141