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    University of Success Accepting Applications

    The University of Scranton’s University of Success, a four-year pre-college mentorship program that is offered free of charge to participants, is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2019 academic year that begins this summer. Applicants must be currently enrolled in the eighth grade and possess a strong desire to attend college in the future.
    January 24, 2019

    The University of Scranton’s University of Success, a four-year pre-college mentorship program, is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2019 academic year that begins this summer. Applicants must be currently enrolled in the eighth grade and possess a strong desire to attend college in the future.

    The University of Success, offered free of charge to participants, is designed to provide academic, social and cultural enrichment to area high school students. The program’s ultimate goal is to assist first-generation, college-bound students to successfully gain entrance into a college or university. The program is funded almost entirely by corporate and foundation grants.

    The program begins with a two-week summer institute, which is held on the campus of The University of Scranton, from Sunday, July 7, to Friday, July 19. Upon completion of the summer program, the students will continue to meet for enrichment sessions through their high school career.

    The deadline for submission of applications is Monday, April 1, 2019.

    Applications may be obtained by calling the University of Success Office at 570-941-4377 or by emailing Margaret Loughney, University of Success program director, at margaret.loughney@scranton.eduApplications may also be obtained online the University of Success web site.

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