Young Scholars Program (YSP)

Florida State University

  • $3000

  • June 12 2016

  • New dates coming soon

  • Yes


The Young Scholars Program (YSP) is a six-week residential science and mathematics summer program for Florida high school students with significant potential for careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The program was developed in 1983 and is currently administered by the Office of Science Teaching Activities in the College of Arts and Sciences at Florida State University. For more details, please visit the Program Information page. Eligibility: The program is designed for students who have completed the eleventh grade in a Florida public or private high school. A few exceptionally qualified and mature tenth graders have been selected in past years, though this is quite rare. To be considered for acceptance, : Have received a score in the 90th percentile or better in math on a nationally standardized exam (i.e., SAT, PSAT, ACT, or PLAN) before the application deadline Be enrolled in or have completed Pre-Calculus Be able to commit for the entire six weeks of the program (no exceptions will be made for travel to other summer internship opportunities, sports camps, Mu Alpha Theta, etc.) Maintain a permanent residence in the state of Florida Important Dates for 2016: January 1, 2016: Applications available online February 15, 2016: Application deadline ( be postmarked by this day) May 15, 2016: Admissions decisions finalized (on or before this day) June 12, 2016: Students arrive on FSU campus July 23, 2016: All YSP students depart FSU campus. October 15, 2016: Summative evaluations available to students (on or before this day) л_л_л_л_APPLICATIONS POSTMARKED AFTER THE APPLICATION DEADLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED Newsл_&л_Events Donate to the Office of Science Teaching Activities (Select OSTA from the Designation drop-down list) "YSP [2008] was clearly the best educational and social experience our daughter had to that date... probably in its life altering impact, to this date [2013]. Your program is transformative!"

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Tallahassee, Florida


June 12 2016

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Last Updated on

February 25 2020

Opportunity Types

Summer Program

Important Dates

Start Date

June 12 2016

End Date

July 23 2016

Deadline Date

New dates coming soon


No multiple sessions

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