Summer Scholars Program Admission

The Summer Scholars Program is open to qualified rising junior and senior high school students.  Students should have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.2 or higher to apply to the program; however, applications are reviewed on an individual basis, so all interested applicants are encouraged to apply.

 Program Cost of $3,155 includes:

  • Tuition* (one 3-credit college course) and
  • Room and Board (all meals and enrichment programming)


‌T‌o apply, please follow these steps: schols_14_2

  1. Fill out and submit the online application form and $60 dollar application fee.**
  2. Print the Guidance Counselor or Teacher Recommendation form. Once completed, this may be mailed directly to Fairfield University by your recommender, or you may mail together with additional items below.
  3. Obtain a copy of the student's official transcript.
  4. Print and complete the Housing and Medical form ‌. 

All of the materials listed above must be received for your application to be reviewed.  You may mail the Letter of Recommendation, official transcript and Housing/Medical form to:


Fairfield University
Summer Scholars Program: Attn. Sandy Richardson
CAS Dean’s Office, CNS 100
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824

You may also e-mail the above materials to:
Questions may be emailed to the address above or call 203-254-4000 ext. 2911.

Applications will be accepted from December 15, 2014 to June 30, 2015
Admission notification will be via e-mail within one week of receipt of all admission materials.

*The Trustees of the University reserve the right to change tuition rates and make additional changes whenever necessary.
**Application fee is non-refundable.  Upon acceptance to the Summer Scholars Program, application fee will be credited to total program cost.