How to Apply
Applying is easy! Go to our online application, and create a login. You will be able to return to this login screen to submit all required materials.
Please describe why you hope to attend the Summer Precollege Program and what you hope to gain from participating. Use one or two pages, double spaced. You will be able to upload your personal essay to the application.
Academic Letter of Recommendation
All applicants must submit one academic recommendation from a teacher. Applicants are permitted to provide one supplemental recommendation, but it is not required. The second recommendation should come from a teacher, guidance counselor or internship coordinator. The admission committee will not consider more than two recommendations. Students who submit one recommendation will not be at a disadvantage when considered for admission.
Please have an official transcript mailed or faxed to the Office of Summer Programs.
A $50 application fee is required, made payable to Smith College.
Financial Aid Form (If Applicable)
Smith Precollege Summer Programs financial aid is available to a limited number of participants and is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and eligibility for the program. To be considered for financial aid, you must submit the Financial Aid form with your application.
Where to Send Forms
Your recommendation and transcript can be sent to:
Office of Summer Programs & Conference Services
30 Belmont Avenue
Northampton, MA 01063
Application Dates & Deadlines
Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis until programs are filled. It is recommended that you submit a complete application, including all additional materials, to the Office of Summer Program prior to May 1.
|December||2018 program application opens|
How Will I Know If I'm Accepted?
We only review complete applications. Once we have received your completed application, we will contact you within two weeks. Students will either be accepted, put on a waitlist, or denied. Please feel free to contact our office to ensure that your application is complete.