Emerging Scholars Academy

Should you apply?

Are you an incoming freshman for the fall 2018 semester? Consider applying for the Emerging Scholars Academy (ESA) on the UAF Campus, August 13 - 22, 2018.

Student Benefit:

  • Save more than $1,000 in tuition and fees!
  • Earn eight free credits, including two General Education Requirement (GER) classes
  • Day-long field trip*

What is it?

Nine-day 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 2018 June 15
Apply for SSS July
Apply for Emerging Scholars Academy July

Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Submit ASAP

Participate in Emerging Scholars Academy!


August 13-22

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