Young Scholars Program Application Now Available

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,applicants must:

  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA (unweighted)
  • 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 (must 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)


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