Summer Scholars Program Now Accepting Applications

The Summer Scholars Program is a unique opportunity for college freshmen (residential) and high school students in the dual-enrollment program (non-residential) to experience the difference between university-level online courses and on-campus classes while participating in weekly on-the-road adventures visiting historic Georgia. A Living Learning Community will be provided for the Freshman Summer Scholars Program (residential program) on the Cochran and Macon campuses. Both options (Dual Enrollment – Non-Residential and College Freshman -Residential)  of the Summer Scholars Program targets high-achieving students and offers them a jumpstart to their college career.  The Summer Scholars Program will last a total of two months and give students the opportunity to earn six credit hours of their core from online courses in a four week period and experience a high impact campus experience of on-campus classes while exploring the surreal of Georgia during the last month.

Locations: Macon and Cochran (limited seats available on each campus)


  • Online components available May 30, 2018
  • Campus instruction June 25 – July 24, 2018
  • Optional Service Learning trip to Savannah July 24 – July 27.

Theme: Exploring the Georgia Surreal. Students will examine why Georgia artists often infuse their work with the mythic, mystic or mysterious and how history has affected the landscape, the people and the culture.

Check the website to learn the requirements and how to apply.