Summer Scholars Program Back in Session!
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Summer Scholars Program Back in Session!

Fairfield University’s Summer Scholars program is back! The two-week, residential experience is for talented juniors and seniors in high school who want to get a taste for what college is really like. This year, the program will run from July 10-23, 2016. Students in the Summer Scholars Program will take one three-credit course that will meet Monday through Friday for three hours a day.

The courses available are from a range of disciplines and taught by dedicated faculty. Students may choose one of the following courses*:

This program enhances the students experience inside and outside the classroom. Students will live on campus with 24-hour support provided by staff, Resident Assistants and Public Safety officers. In addition to courses, The Office of Residence Life will schedule a variety of events for students to partake in including: 

  • Field trips off campus to local beaches and the city
  • Karaoke socials
  • Dodge ball tournaments
  • Movie nights
  • Video game contest 

The Fairfield University Summer Scholars Program is open to qualified high school student with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. For more information or to apply, please visit

If you have any questions, email


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*In many cases, credits earned through Fairfield University will be accepted at other institutions. Fairfield University cannot guarantee that credits earned on our campus will be transferable to other Universities. Therefore, students and their families are encouraged to check with individual schools regarding the transferability of Fairfield University credits

By Joseph Black ’16

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Last modified: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:33:52 EDT

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