We invite high achieving high school students to apply.

Currently enrolled in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade to be eligible for the SSU Summer Honors Institute, you must:

  • Complete your freshman, sophomore, or junior year of high school by June 30, 2023 and not graduate before January 2024.
  • Demonstrate strong academic ability in a challenging curriculum. Students typically have a high school grade point average of 3.5 or higher, have scored in the 95th percentile on a standardized assessment, or scored at least a 26 composite on the ACT (combined 1220 on the ACT).
  • Meet Eligibility for Ohio College Credit Plus (CCP) participation.

How to apply:

  1. Submit College Credit Plus Application by March 15
  2. Complete Summer Honors Institute Application
  3. Email one letter of recommendation from a non-family member to by March 15
  4. Complete Letter of Intent (PDF) and turn in to your high school guidance counselor by April 1
  5. Complete Accuplacer Test (If you have not already completed placement testing) by April 1

Program Fees:

$150 Weekend Residency Fee
Due by June 1 upon acceptance and to confirm your registration in the Summer Honors Institute. (Includes lodging and meals.)

Students will move in on Friday, June 11 from 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. Students should be picked up at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 13.

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