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Because of the ongoing pandemic, Community of Scholars will be offered in a virtual format for Summer 2021. Updated program information now available.

Students who wish to apply must submit the following materials by May 1, 2021:

  1. Online Application (Please note that the application requires a two-paragraph written response to the question, "Why do you wish to participate in the Community of Scholars?" You may wish to compose your response before beginning the application.)
  2. Transcript  Within two weeks of receiving notice of acceptance, students must submit a photocopy of their transcript documenting a minimum 3.0 GPA. Please email the transcript to  Alternatively, students may send their transcripts by regular mail to the address below.
  3. Nonrefundable $300 Deposit Within two weeks of receiving notice of acceptance into the program, students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $300 to hold a spot in the program. Students will be sent instructions on how to submit this payment.

Please use this complete mailing address for all regular mail.

Page Hogan, Director of Pre-College Programs
Community of Scholars
School of International Service, American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8071