This page is for current 10th grade students who wish to apply to the SCA Scholars program. Students interested in participating in any of the Scripps College Academy’s other programs do not need to complete this application process. Please see SCA Campus Call and SCA College Club for more information about registering for these programs.

The Summer 2021 application is now open.

  • Summer dates: Monday, July 12 to Friday, July 23.
  • Application due date: Thursday, April 1 if applying electronically. If applying by regular mail, please make sure it is postmarked by April 1. Due to COVID restrictions we cannot accept applications in person this year.
  • Applicants will be notified of decisions via email on Friday, May 7.
  • Access the online application here.
  • You can also download a paper copy: SCA Scholars application 2021.
  • Información en español.

Teachers and Counselors: this year we will be doing campus visits via Zoom. If you are interested in scheduling a visit for your students please fill out this form.

If you have any questions please contact us at 909-607-0466 or at


The SCA Scholars program seeks to serve students who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and motivation.  Students are eligible to be considered for the SCA Scholars program if they meet ONE or more of the following criteria:

  • Qualify for free or reduced priced lunch, or otherwise demonstrate financial need
  • Will be the first generation in their family to attend college (no parent graduated with a 4-year college degree)
  • Attend a Title 1 school


There is no cost for participation in the Scripps College Academy; Scripps College and program sponsors cover all expenses.