The Young Scholars Program welcomes international high school students with exceptional ability and promise to study at the University of Maryland. Located just nine miles from Washington, DC, the University is one of the top research universities in the United States. During this pre-college program, rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors pursue academic interests, discover career opportunities, and earn three university credits. This summer, experience American culture, meet other high school students from across the US and from around the world, and explore university life at Maryland!
YSP was a great experience, I enjoyed every minute of it—even the hard work. I recommend the program for anyone looking to go to college. YSP student
- Review How the Program Works
- Applications accepted beginning February 13, 2014
- Confirmation of Admission
- Program starts July 13, 2014: Orientation Day
- Program ends August 1, 2014: Program Final Day
Program admission is competitive and contingent upon space availability.
This experience was good for my son—he experienced college life, got an understanding of the high level of expectations of professors, met other young people like him, and had fun. You've exceeded my expectations with this program. YSP parent