Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! Students admitted via the Summer Scholars Program are WKU students who will complete a summer transition program (known as the Summer Scholars Program) and earn at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA for the summer term in order to continue as a degree-seeking student at WKU.
The Summer Scholars Program is a program designed to help students successfully transition into college by earning six hours of college credit prior to enrolling in the fall term. Also, as a program participant, you will be able to move into your fall residence hall over the summer.
The summer scholars program is designed for students with a high school GPA of 2.0
- 2.49 to help you effectively transition into college. The GPA and/or ACT/SAT scores
you submitted to WKU indicate that you would benefit from a preparatory program. We want you as a Hilltopper at WKU this fall!
Here are the steps to getting here:
- Be admitted to WKU
- Register for Summer Scholars Program (link to inquiry form)
- Fill out your FAFSA (contact our Student Financial Assistance Office for help)
- Successfully participate in Summer Scholars and complete your two courses with at
least a 2.0 GPA.
- Meet with your academic advisor during Summer Scholars about Fall courses while you
are here this summer.
- Get ready for Fall on the Hill!
- Housing and meals for 5 weeks
- Tuition for two courses
- MASTER Plan registration
- Preston Center membership
- Networking, tutoring and mentoring
All Summer Scholars Program students will take two classes:
- A literacy course designed to prepare you for college-level reading, writing, studying, and time management
- A social and behavioral sciences course that will count toward your Colonnade/General Education requirements.
You will have the opportunity to participate in TOP in July while attending the Summer Scholars Program however, you may participate in an earlier Topper Orientation Program (TOP) if you choose to do so.