Scholars Program

Scholars Program

Scholars Residential Program

The Scholars programs are for FALL 2023 ADMITTED FRESHMEN. The programs are one-year living-learning experiences that brings together small cohorts of academically motivated first-year students in the areas of Business, Engineering, Marine Science, and Nursing.


Students who are admitted to a Scholars program are guaranteed housing for their first year.

The Round 1 Priority Application Deadline is Thursday, December 1, 2022. Priority consideration will be given to those who have submitted both an admissions application and a Scholars application by this date.

Business scholars

 

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Guaranteed housing
  • Living and learning in a community of motivated students who share common academic interests
  • Guaranteed study abroad experience (optional)
  • Leadership training
  • Work closely with the College of Business Dean, and the Dean’s Council, during your entire educational experience

engineering Scholars 

 

Program Benefits

  • Guaranteed housing (however, not a requirement for program participation)

  • Be part of a community of intrepid Engineers who share common academic and professional interests

  • Opportunity to participate in a student-led multidisciplinary Design Project in year one, with mentorship and guidance provided by engineering faculty

  •  Exclusive fields trips to Engineering Projects/Firms in both the fall and spring semester of your first year

  • Work closely with a faculty mentor from day one and carve out your own Engineering education.

MARINE SCIENCE SCHOLARS

 

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Guaranteed housing as a cohort (requirement for program participation)

  • Living and learning in a community of motivated students who share common academic interests

  • Guaranteed boat access in your first year

  • Group dive certification (cost is your responsibility) arranged to be taken together as a cohort

  • Special academic lectures and opportunities to meet as a cohort with guest speakers

  • Work closely with a faculty mentor from day one

Nursing Scholars 

 

Program Benefits

  • Guaranteed housing (however, not a requirement for program participation)

  • Living and learning in a community of motivated students who share common academic interests

  • Direct entry into the nursing program* – a benefit available only to Nursing Scholars. All other first-year students must apply to the nursing program during their sophomore year

  • Opportunity to take selected nursing courses (i.e. Transcultural Nursing and Special Topics in Nursing)

  • Receive an experiential introduction into simulation within the first two years

  • Special academic lectures and opportunities to meet as a cohort with guest speakers

  • Work closely with a faculty mentor from day one

*Direct entry conditioned on meeting and maintaining eligibility requirements and academic standards set forth in your Nursing Scholars acceptance letter