Freshman Residential Summer Scholars Program

The Freshman Summer Scholars Program is a RESIDENTIAL program for new, academically motivated Middle Georgia State University students to begin their college experience in an immersive, Living Learning Community.

Benefits of the Summer Scholars Program

  • Membership in an elite learning community
  • On-the-road learning, with weekly travel across historic Georgia and a service-learning option in Savannah.
  • Priority access to PREMIUM housing in Macon or Cochran
    • FREE meal plan
  • Participation in honors college courses with a gateway to the Honors Program.
    Admission to the Middle Georgia State University Honors Program requires a High School GPA of 3.5 or higher and/or an 1100 minimum combined SAT, with a verbal score of at least 580 and/or ACT composite score of 24 or higher. However, students who gain admission to the Summer Scholars Program and successfully complete all coursework (a minimum of two classes) with at least a GPA of 3.0, can earn a seat in the Honors Program.
  • Earn Experiential Learning credit for participation in undergraduate research and service-learning designated courses and activities.

Costs of Attendance

Tuition and Fees for 6 Credit Hours in the Program

  • On the Cochran Campus: $1164.22
  • On the Macon Campus:  $1304.22

Housing: $580 (price subject to change)

Meal Plan: FREE

Travel: Will vary depending on options chosen 

If eligible for aid, students may use Hope and Zell Miller scholarships, Pell grants, or student loans.

Eligibility and How to Apply

  • The Summer Scholars program is a highly selective program with very limited availability. Students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 to be eligible for the program.
  • Admission to Middle Georgia State University for summer semester is required for participation in the program.

To apply, complete and submit the Summer Scholars application . For full consideration, students are encouraged to apply by March 30, 2018.

For more information contact .