FAQ

What is the Emerging Scholars Program?
ESP is an academic enrichment program that seeks to support students who are interested in science, technology, engeineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields who are concurrently studying introductory calculus.

What is required of ESP participants?
ESP participants must be concurrently enrolled in Math M, our yearround precalculus & calculus blended course, and interested in pursuing a STEM concentration.

What are the components of the Emerging Scholars Program?
ESP consists of participation in a full-year seminar on problem-solving, a weekly discussion-based lunch series focused on academic issues, featuring faculty guests, customized academic advising tailored to students' unique needs, and a summer study-abroad opportunity following their freshman year.

Who is eligible to apply?
STEM-interested first-year students who are planning on taking Math M.

How long is the program?
While program-associated coursework exists only during a student's first year, the program and its support systems and resources extend through all four years of a student's time here at Harvard.

 

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