How to Apply
The GEMS Living Learning
Community is designed to support incoming Agnes Scott College students who plan
to major in math and or the natural sciences. A living learning community is a
residential community in which students live on the same floor to build community,
support one another and learn together by participating in specialized programs
and workshops with faculty and staff. This program is offered at no additional
cost to students. Students will meet other students who share the same courses
and academic interests, participate in academic and co-curricular experiences
to enhance their transition from high school to college, have access to extra
academic support, engage in learning strategies workshops, mentoring, and
attend field trips around Atlanta.
Program Objectives: All
program objectives are designed to increase persistence and nurture success in
STEM related disciplines.
- Provide academic and social support
- Schedule speakers and excursions
- Assist students with pursuing summer research
- Support identity development as mathematicians and
- Admission to Agnes Scott College and paid enrollment
- Submission of complete Program Application (below)
passion for Mathematics and Science
If you have visited
this site previously, you may notice that our application form has changed.
We have updated the application form to address browser compatibility and
note that there is no need to resubmit your application in this new form if you
already submitted the previous version and have received a response from us. However, if you tried to submit the previous version and have not
heard from us, please submit your application again using this new form.
The application deadline is June 1, 2013.
How will I know if my
application was sent properly and received?
When we receive your application, you will get an e-mail reply from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us at GEMS@agnesscott.edu – we’re happy to
answer your questions about the program and look forward to helping you in any
way we can!