rogram (USP) is an honors college-preparatory program within the PA L
chool (PALCS). This program offers specialized gifted education curriculum to students in grades 6-12 through two methods: an on-site/online blended program in West Chester, Pennsylvania, or a complete virtual program for statewide students. Our program is designed to maximize the intellectual potential for gifted and motivated learners and to support and value each student’s personal and academic achievements.
Admission to the University Scholars Program is very competitive, application based, and available only to students enrolled in the PA Leadership Charter School. PALCS is a tuition-free public cyber charter school available to all K-12 students in Pennsylvania, but not all PALCS students will be accepted to the University Scholars Program. Learn more »