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

Course package fees include course tuition, a campus student services fee*, and the residential or commuter program fee.

$4,000 for the Residential Course Package Fee:
Covers activities, workshops, and events; 19 nights lodging (single, double, triple); and all meals (19 breakfasts, 21 lunches, and 19 dinners).

$2,750 for the Commuter Course Package Fee:
Covers activities, workshops, and events; and 15 weekday lunches.

$4,200 for the International Residential Course Package Fee:
Covers activities, workshops, and events; 19 nights lodging (single, double, triple); and all meals (19 breakfasts, 21 lunches, and 19 dinners); a linen package (one fitted and one top sheet for a twin-size bed, one blanket, one pillowcase, two towels, and one washcloth), and a mailing fee.

*Campus Student Services Fee: Covers campus facilities use; health services; campus-wide technology services, student registration services, recreation center; shuttle bus; libraries; police; computer labs, writing language labs; and accessibility and disability service.

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