Shiawassee Scholars

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Shiawassee Scholars program to provide academically talented high school students the opportunities, resources and support to reach their full potential.

The Shiawassee Scholars program will provide the resources and support to:

  • Pursue their intellectual curiosity
  • Apply for a summer college camp scholarship to explore a field of interest they are enthusiastic about
  • Develop a level of comfort and acceptance of their intelligence
  • Recognize academic, personal or social challenges and develop strategies to overcome them
  • Purse academically rigorous coursework aligned with their passions and career path 
  • Earn acceptance to and attend a distinguished university or college

The Shiawassee Scholars Program requires a student be enrolled full-time at a public high school in Shiawassee County.  Scholars are selected based on their SAT reading and math score in their 8th grade year.

As a Shiawassee Scholar you may request a summer camp scholarship that offers academically talented students an opportunity to further explore a career path or advanced study in a particular discipline. For more information please see the forms section of the Shiawassee Scholars page.

The Scholars program began in 1999. The Shiawassee Scholars Class of 2027 brings the total number of recognized Scholars to 1,212!

Scholar Information

Events are targeted to a specific grade level and parents are encouraged to attend as well.

2023-2024 Shiawassee Scholars Events 

A Collaborative Recognition Program

Shiawassee Scholars is a collaborative recognition program of the Shiawassee RESD and The Cook Family Foundation.  

The Cook Family Foundation

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