Summer Discovery Program Application

(Reach Higher College Exploration Scholarship)

You’ve been nominated by your school for the opportunity to attend a free 2-week immersive pre-college residential summer experience with Summer Discovery at a local university. You will also receive free access to one-on-one expert college counseling with a Collegewise e-advisor as well as have the opportunity to participate in a mentorship cohort with our team.

Please note the options for the university closest to you. Here are the program dates:


University of Michigan

July 19 – August 1


University of Colorado Boulder [STEM focus]

June 28 – July 10: Session #1 

July 12 – July 24: Session #2


Georgetown University

June 28 – July 10: Session #1 

July 12 – July 24: Session #2 


University of California Los Angeles

June 28 – July 10: Session #1 

July 12 – July 24: Session #2 

July 26 – August 7: Session #3 

Applications are now closed. 

Summer Discovery

About Summer Discovery Summer Discovery offers pre-college enrichment programs located in the United States and abroad. Their US campuses include UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Texas at Austin, University of Michigan, Georgetown University, Pace University in NYC, Wellesley College, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Johns Hopkins University, and University of Miami. They also have international programs at Cambridge University, England; City University London, England; and Yale-NUS College, Singapore. Students selected will participate in an academic program that combines college credit and/or enrichment classes, social activities, travel, recreation, and sports. Summer Discovery provides students with the chance to make new friends and experience pre-college living and learning before entering college. It will help students achieve in high school and prepare for college by allowing students to live and learn with peers from all over the US, and the world, as part of a dynamic university community.


About Collegewise Collegewise is out to change the world of college admissions. Since its doors opened in 1999, expert Collegewise counselors have guided more than 12,000 students to successful admissions outcomes. Collegewise believes that applying to college should be an exciting time for students and parents, not a stressful, anxiety-ridden rite of passage. Every year, its counselors work with a small caseload of students, creating customized plans and setting deadlines to ensure that students complete their applications thoughtfully, effectively, early, and without mom and dad having to step in to take the reins.

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