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 2016 semester? Consider applying for the Emerging Scholars Academy on the UAF Campus, August 15 - 24, 2016. UPDATE: The fall 2016 Emerging Scholars Academy is full. Look for the 2017 application in Fall 2016.
- 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
- Breakfast and lunch included
- Math Placement through ALEKS
Get the insider’s perspective from current SSS students. Learn how to:
- Be a strong college student
- Navigate campus like a pro
- Apply for a student job
- Understand financial aid options and solutions
This program is specially designed for 15 students who have local housing and transportation.
How it works.
- Enroll in SSS Emerging Scholars Academy
- Successfully complete academy, which includes two one credit courses with perfect attendance
- Take six credits of core classes, cost-free during the next academic year
How do I qualify?
You qualify if you meet the following criteria:
*Subject to change
Students and staff talk about their ESA experience with SSS:
|Be accepted to UAF for fall 2016||June 15|
|Apply for SSS||July|
|Apply for Emerging Scholars Academy|
Applications accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Other eligible applications will be placed on a waitlist.
Participate in Emerging Scholars Academy!