Do you want to go to college, but you are not sure how to make your dream come true? Then the Young Scholars Academy may be what you are looking for. The YSA is made possible through the generous funding of an anonymous donor, 以及体育平台学校. This enrichment program allows students to stay in their Fort Wayne public, 私人, 教区或家庭学校, but gain some of the college preparatory experiences needed to achieve their dream.

Seventh grade students from the community have an opportunity to participate in an intensive three week summer enrichment program: Young Scholars Academy at Canterbury High School. This free program will offer summer enrichment experiences to qualifying students of high academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. 一旦暑期项目完成, students remain in the Young Scholars Academy until graduation, attending enrichment education classes in the morning, 第二个星期六, 九月至五月. The goal of the YSA is to supplement students' classroom experience and bridge the achievement gap.

Who should apply for the Young Scholars Academy?

This opportunity is extended to all seventh grade students in the Fort Wayne, 印第安纳州, 地区(体育平台学生可能不申请).

Click to register for a Parent Information Meeting and/or Student Testing/Interview.

Click to download a Young Scholars Academy Application due in May.

To be eligible for the program a student must:

  • 渴望大学预科教育.
  • Show enthusiasm and motivation for maximizing his/her educational opportunities.
  • Be willing to fully participate in every aspect of this rigorous program.
  • 成绩在A和B范围内, 核心学科(数学)只有几个C, 科学, 社会研究/历史, 英语/语言艺术).
  • 完成测试和面试.
  • 证明经济需求.


十月或许: Application materials available for current seventh graders, Parent Meetings and Student Testing/Interviews take place second Saturday of the month.

5月15日: Applications and transcripts must be received by this date.

5月26日: YSA notifies each applicant if she or he has been selected as a Young Scholar

6月12-June30: 青年学者暑期计划


The educational advisors work closely with students and their families through the year, 提供学术指导, 评估需求和机会, identifying resources and ensuring that Individual Learning Plans are being appropriately followed.

Advisors also offer assistance with career exploration and college planning through field trips, 通过Skype对学术专家进行采访, 演讲嘉宾, and contact with Canterbury High School college counselors and college admissions officers. College planning is a focal point of the YSA and begins on day one and continues until each young Scholar has been accepted into the college of his or her choice.

Young Scholars and their families communicate frequently with their educational advisors by phone, 通过电子邮件和上门拜访.