Welcome to the University of Notre Dame! We are excited that you intend to major in a Science or Engineering related discipline. We are also pleased to offer you an opportunity to apply to the Science and Engineering Scholars program. As a member of this program you will have access to:
- An online six-week summer refresher course to review pre-calculus topics.
- Special, small sections of introductory Chemistry and Calculus I classes with experienced, award-winning, and dedicated instructors.
- A study-skills course attached to the Chemistry course that provides practice in numerical problem solving and critical thinking. The skills learned in this class will help you succeed in many other courses.
- Continuing academic support throughout both semesters of the first year with small sections and study skills courses for Physics, Calculus II, and Organic Chemistry (if they are part of your curriculum).
- Mentors (senior faculty) who will provide focused support and individual attention.
- Community building activities and workshops providing the tools, network, and resources that will help you to achieve your potential.
- Assistance in finding internships and opportunities in research labs near the end of your first academic year.
Applications must be submitted by June 1, 2019. The program will accept between 45 and 70 incoming first-year students. Notifications of acceptance to the program will be sent by June 15, 2019.
Your determination and resilience combined with your achievements and hard work make you an outstanding candidate to be part of the Science & Engineering Scholars program. We hope you will join us in the fall!