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The Summer Institute Deadlines

We accept applications on a rolling basis and will consider applicants with strong qualifications through Friday February 23, 2018. Applications received by Friday, February 10, 2018 will be given priority for scholarships. As such, we strongly encourage students to submit applications as soon as possible. Following the initial application review process, semi-finalists will be notified by late March. Semi-finalists residing within 300 miles of Princeton, New Jersey will be interviewed at an Orientation and Screening Program at Princeton University held on April 8th.  Arrangements will be made to interview other semi-finalists who cannot attend.

The Institute will be in session from June 23, 2018 to July 29, 2018. Participants in the Scholars Programs must check-in on Saturday morning, June 23, 2018; participants in the pre-scholars programs will check-in on Saturday morning, June 30, 2018.

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  32. What are your favorite school subjects?*
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  34. Please select the Academy in which you would like to participate*
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  36. Please describe your career and education goals
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  37. Please describe any reservations you have about participating in this Academy
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  38. Please include two letters of recommendation and essay (Word or PDF formats only)
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  42. Supporting Materials [Two (2) Letters of Recommendation & Transcript] can also be emailed to us at admissions@duboisscholars.org
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The Accelerated Learning Academy Deadlines

We accept applications on a rolling basis and will consider applicants with strong qualifications. The submission deadline for the application, transcript, two letters of recommendation and essay is  Friday, November 10, 2017. Following the initial application review process, semi-finalists will be will be virtually interviewed between November 2 and November 15, 2017. Scholarship amounts are decided and awarded upon receipt of application and supporting materials based on economic need and academic merit, so we strongly encourage students to submit applications as soon as possible. Students accepted into the ALA will be expected to inform us of their decision to enter the program by November 27, 2017.

The Accelerated Learning Academy will be in session from December 8-10, 2017 March 2-4, 2017; and April 27-29, 2017.

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  30. What is the name of your guidance counselor*
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  31. What is your overall GPA for the present school year?*
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  32. What are your favorite school subjects?*
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  34. What STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) courses have you taken and what were your grades? Please list if they were honor, AP, etc.*
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If you prefer to download our application and complete it offline, please mail your application and all supplemental materials to: 

W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute 
174 Nassau Street, Suite 360
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Click here to download the Summer Institute Application.
Click here to download the Accelerated Learning Academy Application.

Applications and supplemental materials can also be emailed to us at admissions@duboisscholars.org

All applications and information submitted should be typewritten or in pen and be submitted by the above-mentioned submission deadline.