Overview

The Terp Young Scholars program invites high school students with exceptional ability and promise to an outstanding pre-college experience at the University of Maryland. During three weeks in July, students earn three college credits and learn about university life.

Program dates: July 12-31, 2020

The Terp Young Scholars program is open to:

    • Rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors from across the United States and around the world.  

During three unforgettable weeks, students will:

    • Pursue academic interests and discover career opportunities.
    • Study with exceptional faculty in a stimulating environment.
    • Engage in creative problem solving with equally talented peers.
    • Earn three university credits.
    • Discover the independence of college life.

Course offerings include:

School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation

College of Arts and Humanities

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

ENGR-Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

School of Engineering

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences

College of Journalism

School of Public Health

Cost and Session Information

$4,000 for the Residential Course Package Fee (composed of the following):

    • 2019 Course Tuition $TBD
    • 2019 Campus Student Services Fee*: $TBD
    • 2019 Residential Program Fee: $TBD
      Covers field trip transportation costs; seminars and workshops; social activities and events; 19 nights lodging (single, double, triple or quad) in an air-conditioned residence hall; and all meals (19 breakfasts, 21 lunches, and 19 dinners).

$2,750 for the Commuter Course Package Fee (composed of the following):

    • 2019 Course Tuition: $TBD
    • 2019 Campus Student Services Fee*: $TBD
    • 2019 Commuter Program Fee: $TBD
      Covers field trip transportation costs; seminars and workshops; social activities and events; and 15-weekday lunches.

$4,200 for the International Residential Course Package Fee (composed of the following):

    • 2019 Course Tuition: $TBD
    • 2019 Campus Student Services Fee*: $TBD
    • 2019 Residential Program Fee: $TBD
      Covers field trip transportation costs; seminars and workshops; social activities and events; 19 nights lodging (single, double, triple or quad) in an air-conditioned residence hall; and all meals (19 breakfasts, 21 lunches, and 19 dinners); a linen package that includes one fitted and one top sheet for a twin-size bed, one blanket, one pillowcase, two towels, and one washcloth, and a mailing fee.

*Covers campus facilities use and maintenance; health services; campus-wide technology services, student registration services, recreation center; shuttle bus; libraries; police; computer labs, writing language labs; and disability support services.

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