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See below for application instructions and additional required documents.

Eligibility

Bonner Summer Pre College Program

  • for rising high school juniors and seniors
  • exceptional rising sophomores will be considered and are encouraged to apply

Academy Series

  • for rising high school 9th, 10th and 11th grades

Application

For detailed instructions (opens to PDF) on starting your application, click here.

Applicants can access the application by clicking on the “Apply Now” button on the right-hand side of this page. Applicants will need to create a new application account. Applicants will then fill out the required information. You will be sent a username and password that you can use to log out and log back into the application. Applicants will continue to fill out any required data. On the “Enroll Classes” tab, applicants should enter the course number for the course they wish to take. Course numbers are listed on the application but can also be found on our Courses Page. Applicants will then be given the opportunity to upload their required supplements (essay, letter of recommendation etc.). Be sure to complete all tabs of the application and click the yellow “Submit Application” button at the end.

Once an applicant submits the main application, they will receive a confirmation email from admission@tcnj.edu. We will then follow up with an email from our office when the application is loaded. Applicants should be sure to send all required supplemental documents through the application or to our email/mailing addresses. Once an application is fully complete (including the additional documents noted below) we will start reviewing that application. Applications will be accepted until the program is full. We will expect the programs to fill by June 2017.

Your application Bonner Summer Program  will require the following materials:

1. A letter of recommendation. Plan to submit a letter of recommendation from a school counselor, your principal, or a teacher who knows you well. The letter should address your readiness for a rigorous academic and service experience.

2. A personal statement. For the Bonner summer program, in about 250 words, please let us know why you are interested in community engaged learning. What would you bring to the program? What do you hope to get out of it? For the Academy Series, in about 250 words, please let us know why you are interested in the program. What do you hope to get out of it?

3. You will also need to submit an official school transcript.

Please upload electronic versions of your recommendation and personal statement with your application. Transcripts will need to be sent from the student’s school.

Transcripts can be mailed to:

Office of Summer Programs
Green Hall 203
The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
Attention:  Pre College Summer Program

Pre College Academy Program  application will require the following materials:

1. A letter of recommendation. Plan to submit a letter of recommendation from a school counselor, your principal, or a teacher who knows you well. The letter should address your readiness for a rigorous academic and service experience.

2. A personal statement. For the Academy Series, in about 250 words, please let us know why you are interested in the program. What do you hope to get out of it?

3. You will also need to submit an official school transcript.

Please upload electronic versions of your recommendation and personal statement with your application. Transcripts will need to be sent from the student’s school.

Transcripts can be mailed to:

Office of Summer Programs
Green Hall 203
The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
Attention:  Pre College Summer Program

The Program Admissions Committee will evaluate all complete applications and determine which students will be accepted. Notification will be made on a rolling basis.

Provisional Acceptance Now in Place

Students can reach provisional acceptance as follows:

1 .Complete Online Registration
2. Provide an unofficial transcript – can be emailed to aspire@tcnj.edu or attached as part of on-line registration/application
3. Provide a letter of recommendation OR a personal statement – can be emailed to aspire@tcnj.edu or attached as part of on line registration/application

Accepted students will receive additional materials including payment deadlines, medical forms, liability releases, and emergency notification forms. These materials must be filled out as soon as possible and must be back in our hands by the deadline indicated. Updated immunization information (including dates) is also required at that time. If you do not have updated immunization information on hand, you may want to acquire this from your physician now to avoid processing delays.

Deadline for Submitting Complete Application to Bonner Summer Pre-College Program: June 15th

Deadline for Submitting Complete Application to Academy Series: June 30th

Cancellation

A student can receive a full refund for the program if they withdraw before they attend the second day of class and/or their service site, whichever comes first. After that, there are no refunds.

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