Current School Year (2018-2019): The application deadline has passed for 2018-2019 participation in the University Scholars Program. The program has reached capacity for grades 7-12 for the current school year, though current interested 6th grade families may contact firstname.lastname@example.org to check limited availability. Families may still enroll in PALCS and participate in non-USP honors and AP programming through our standard cyber program. Standard academic information is available on our curriculum page and enrollment information is available on our application page.
Next School Year (2019-2020): The application timeline is available below. To wait to enroll in PALCS and USP simultaneously in the fall, please complete a PALCS application in addition to the USP application. If you are currently enrolled in PALCS, you may complete your USP application and it will be considered for next school year according to the timeline below. If you are not currently enrolled in PALCS, you may complete your USP application and additionally complete your PALCS enrollment.
Timeline for 2019-2020 USP Applications
January 2, 2019 — Program application materials are posted on this page, below, at which time, the University Scholars Program will begin accepting Applications for Participation for the 2019-2020 school year.
March 1, 2019 — Early decision deadline for participation in the University Scholars Program for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications must be delivered to the Advanced Ideas Center (during business hours) or postmarked by Friday, March 1, 2019 for early decision consideration. Early decision notifications will be mailed in early April.
March 2, 2019 — Rolling admissions begins from this point until the available spots for the 2019-2020 school year are filled. The University Scholars Program will post an announcement on this page when enrollment has closed (note application information above.)
July 19, 2019 — Deadline for the receipt of all application materials for students interested in program participation for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications received after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending on available program space.
Application for Participation
Begin your application by clicking on the Application Checklist below to see a list of all the required documents. You may access the official Teacher Recommendation form next. After downloading these documents, please scroll further down this page to complete the Application for Participation.
The following is the University Scholars Program Application for Participation. Please take time to complete the application completely and accurately. You may alternately download, print and mail/fax the Application for Participation as either a .pdf or .rtf.
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