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Summer Scholars Academy at Saint Paul College

The Summer Scholars Academy is designed to help you be successful in college-level courses in the fall and to ease your transition to college. Whether you are an entering college freshman who recently graduated from high school or a student returning to school after time away, this program is designed to be a free* alternative to developmental education courses, saving you time and money. Summer Scholars Academy will help ease the transition to college life by providing you opportunity to build your confidence as a scholar while networking with fellow students and Saint Paul College staff and faculty.​

Why should you participate?

Enhance Your Skills and Knowledge
Program courses are focused on building knowledge and skills in reading, writing, and/or math. You will also gain success strategies such as time management, study skills, technology skills, and financial literacy. With individualized support from Saint Paul College faculty and staff this program will not only help you become a stronger student, but can help you focus on the road ahead, potentially saving you time and money

Meet Fellow Students
The Summer Scholars Academy is ideal for getting to know peers who can support you during the program and beyond. The program enrolls a small cohort of students, providing ample opportunity for you to get to know other college students as you work, learn, think, and have fun together.

Plan for Your Future
In addition to preparing you for the near future of starting college in the fall, the Summer Scholars Academy is a chance to think and dream even bigger. Saint Paul College can assist you in considering your academic and career goals and help map out the best path to achieving them.

Explore What Saint Paul College Has to Offer
Saint Paul College is bursting with resources that are at your disposal and can help you succeed in college and beyond. Through Summer Scholars Academy, you have an opportunity to learn about resources and services for students such as tutoring, counseling, the Writing Center, the Math Center workshops, campus events, and more.

Get a Return On Your Investment
In addition to your time and commitment to the program, the Summer Scholars Academy requires a $75 application fee.* However, choosing to invest in yourself pays. If you meet all the program requirements, you will receive support for transportation costs. You may also earn a $150 scholarship toward your fall semester tuition upon successful completion of the Summer Scholars Academy when you register for fall courses at any college or university that is part of Minnesota State.

*Individuals who wish to participate in the Summer Scholars Academy but are facing financial hardship should contact Erin Drew for information to explore possible assistance options.

Dates and Location​
ReadingMonday & Wednesday9:00am - 11:00amJuly 10 - August 2
WritingTuesday & Thursday9:00am - 11:00amJuly 11 - August 3
MathMonday & Wednesday1:00pm - 3:00pmJuly 10 - August 2

This program only enrolls a small cohort of students, so don’t delay in responding to this invitation. Contact our Summer Scholars Academy coordinator – Erin Drew to learn more or get signed up.

Erin Drew​
Pathway Advisor

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