Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program ~ Applications due April 14, 2016

Barrett Summer Scholars ~ Grades 7, 8, & 9

The Barrett Summer Scholars (BSS) is a fantastic opportunity for 7th, 8th, and 9th graders to experience college firsthand and continue their academic and personal development over the summer. This unique program at Arizona State University is specifically designed for gifted, honors and academically-talented 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students. This residential program invites students to live on campus, engage in college-level coursework, and participate in a community of peers from across the state. The program helps to prepare students for enrollment and success at ASU and Barrett, the Honors College. The application is available online at https://eoss.asu.edu/bss. Applications must be submitted by March 4, 2016.

Barrett Summer Scholars provides students with a glimpse into the life of a college student and strives to give its participants a holistic experience that includes engaging in intellectually-stimulating coursework, living in a residence hall, and participating in a community of peers who share in their interests and abilities.

The 2015 program dates for students enrolled in 7th, 8th and 9th grade during the 2013-2014 school year are:

  • 9th grade program: June 5 – June 17, 2016 at ASU Tempe & ASU Downtown Phoenix
  • 8th grade, Session One: June 19 – 24, 2016 at ASU Polytechnic
  • 8th grade, Session Two – June 26 – July 1, 2016 at ASU Polytechnic
  • 7th grade program – June 26 – July 1, 2016 at ASU West

*Students in 8th grade are invited to participate in either Session One OR Session Two.

Barrett Summer Scholars program contact: Cecilia Maez at [email protected]

For more detailed information about our program, visit our website at https://eoss.asu.edu/bss.

Lastly, school administrators can register for an information session at https://eoss.asu.edu/bss/infosession

Questions?   Email us at [email protected] or call (480) 965-6060.

Arizona Association for Gifted & Talented (AAGT)