Emerging Scholars Academy

ESA students and SSS staff pose after arriving by train in Denali National Park.

Should you apply?

Are you an incoming freshman for the fall 2017 semester? Consider applying for the Emerging Scholars Academy (ESA) on the UAF Campus, August 14 - 23, 2017

Student Benefit:

  • Save more than $1,000 in tuition and fees!
  • Earn eight free credits, including two core classes 
  • Day-long field trip*

What is it?

Two week intensive orientation includes two 1-credit courses:

  • College Success Skills
  • Math Preparation for placement through ALEKS

This program is specially designed for 15 students who have local housing and transportation.

How do I qualify?

You qualify if you meet the following criteria:

What much does ESA cost?

  • There is ZERO cost to the student! ESA is a federally funded program offered exclusively by Student Support Services. 

*Subject to change

Students and staff talk about their ESA experience with SSS:

Student Timeline:

Be accepted to UAF for fall 2017June 15
Apply for SSSJuly
Apply for Emerging Scholars AcademyJuly

Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Submit ASAP

Participate in Emerging Scholars Academy!

August

August 14-23

Emerging Scholars 2014
  • ESA students enjoying the view during a hike in Denali National Park

    ESA students enjoying the view during a hike in Denali National Park

  • Students attending a class during ESA.

    Students attending a class during ESA.

  • Visiting the Musk Ox Farm

    Visiting the Musk Ox Farm

  • Taking the train to Denali National Park

    Taking the train to Denali National Park

  • Get your Ticket to a GREAT education starting with ESA!

    Get your Ticket to a GREAT education starting with ESA!

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