Scholars Academy Form A

The scholars academy at usc upstate

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Section IV

*Submit two academic recommendations on the forms provided about your academic strengths, achievement, and character.

Both should be from current teachers or other educators who currently work with you academically. Neither individual should be related to you.  Each recommendation should be mailed directly to The Scholars Academy by the recommender.

*Write an essay (250 to 500 words, double-spaced, and typewritten) on one of these topics:

  • Describe a setback or ethical dilemma that you have faced.  How did you resolve it?  How did the outcome affect you? If something similar happened in the future, how would you react?
  • Discuss an issue of local, national, or international concern. Why is this issue important to you? How do you think it should be addressed? Include a complete bibliography for any sources used.

Your essay will be evaluated on content, organization, control of language, and voice (word choice & sentence structure). Submit your essay with your application