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, 2020 and not graduate before January 2021.

  • 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.

Apply for the Summer Honors Institute – and complete a College Credit Plus application (PDF) – by April 1, 2020 for full consideration.

Apply now:

  1. Complete the Summer Honors Institute application by April 1, 2020.
  2. Complete the College Credit Plus application (PDF) by April 1, 2020.
  3. Have your high school counselor send your transcript, or record of aptitude test results (ACT, PSAT, SAT) by email to:


*Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

  • $50 Enrollment Fee* Due by May 1, 2020 to confirm your registration
  • $950 Program Fee* (lunch included)
  • $350 Housing Fee* for those who choose to live on campus (with breakfast and dinner included)

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