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Here are some important things you should know if you are planning to apply to the HSHSP or are recommending a student apply:

Who should apply?

Anyone who is presently a high school junior may apply.

When is the application deadline?

The Postmark deadline for all applications and supporting documents is March 1st.

What is required as part of the application?

Application forms for the 2018 Program have been posted.
  • A completed application form, two essays (as described in the program announcement)
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one of these must be from a science teacher)
  • Reading list (as described in the program announcement)
  • Official transcript
  • Official standardized test score reports (ACT and/or SAT plus any advanced subject matter tests; no separate reports are necessary if scores are included on the official school transcript)
  • List of courses currently being taken (if not included on the transcript)
  • The participant fee for the 2018 HSHSP will be $3,800 (This cost covers room, board, and some instructional costs)
  • If applying for financial aid, financial statement

Submitting Applications

Please send the completed program application and supporting documents to:
Dr. Gail Richmond, HSHSP Director
620 Farm Lane Room 319 Erickson Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1034