High School Scholars Program is designed for high
school students to pursue a limited program of college studies.
Students are permitted to take two courses, after their junior year
of high school, during the summer session at St. John’s University,
and one course in the fall and spring semesters. They receive full
college credit for each course successfully completed during the
For admission to the High School Scholars
Program, the student must meet the following general
- Demonstrate potential for college work as determined by the
student’s high school transcript through junior year and
recommendations by the principal and/or guidance counselor.
- Motivation and maturity as proven by an on-campus interview.
Approval by the Admission Committee.
For more detailed information about the criteria, please
click here for a copy of the High School Scholars
If you qualify and are interested in the program, please send an
e-mail to the Director, Cecelia
M. Russo, by April 16, 2013, with your contact information.
- Your name
- Phone number
- E-mail address
The Director will contact you to arrange for an appointment.
Cecelia M. Russo, Director
Tel (718) 990-6565