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Important Program Dates and Checklist

IMPORTANT PROGRAM DATES

Summer Experience (July 19 to August 15)

  • Summer Experience Application Deadline: June 19, 2015 (11:59 PM EDT)
    • Apply early to ensure the best chance at a space.
  • Summer Experience Selection Notification: Begins May 15
    • Offers will be made on a rolling basis.
  • Summer Experience Participation Confirmation Deadline: within 5 business days from the time of emailed offer

First-Year Program Only (Academic Year 2015-16)

We encourage all students to participate in the Summer Experience of the program; however if you are unable to attend, you can still apply for the First-Year segment of the program.

  • First-Year Program Application Deadline: June 19, 2015 (11:59 PM EDT)
    • Apply early to ensure the best chance at a space.
  • First- Year Program Selection Notification: Begins May 15 
    • Offers will be made on a rolling basis.
  • First-Year Program Participation Confirmation Deadline: July 3

BEFORE APPLYING

  • Review the Dragon Scholars Program Website.
  • Now, decide if this program is right for you. Are you interested and able to make the commitment?
  • Before filling out the online Dragon Scholars Program application, familiarize yourself with the application’s short-answer essay questions.
  • You are now ready to submit the Dragon Scholars Program application! The deadline for the Summer Experience and First-Year Program is Friday, June 19. Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.
    • Applicants are encouraged to apply early since application review and offers are made on a rolling basis.

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

While waiting to hear back about your application to the Summer Experience of the Dragon Scholars Program, it is important that you begin working on University requirements.

  • Comply with University Immunization Requirement

Dragon Scholars students must complete their immunization requirement sooner than indicated on the New Full-Time Freshman Checklist published by Undergraduate Admissions. Do not delay in getting this form completed.

All program applicants should use the Immunization Record Form provided here:

Drexel Immunization Record Form for Dragon Scholars Program Applicants

Completing the form provided here satisfies Drexel University’s Immunization Requirement. Be sure to keep a copy for your records.

Note: Participation in Dragon Scholars only requires satisfaction of the University Requirement; however, we have provided a link to information about the College of Nursing and Health Professions here for your convenience.

Information regarding additional Immunization and Physical Exam Requirements for students accepted into the College of Nursing and Health Professions (College Requirement)

IMPORTANT: Do not send your completed Immunization Record form to the address on the form. Please send your Immunization Record form to the Dragon Scholars Program:

Dragon Scholars Program, Drexel Learning Center
3210 Chestnut Street, Creese 050
Philadelphia, PA 19104

By sending the completed Immunization Record form to the Dragon Scholars Program, you acknowledge that you are permitting the Dragon Scholars Program to forward your Immunization Record form to the Office of Counseling and Health for processing.

  • Pick up Drexel Computer and Email Accounts

For Summer Experience: You will need to set up access to your Drexel email and computer accounts. Beginning May 15, we will only send email to students’ Drexel email addresses. Check your Drexel email account frequently so that you don’t miss out on important updates from the program!

For First-Year Program: We will notify you when we change our communications to Drexel email addresses only.

To pick up your accounts, click here.


Applicants who have been selected to participate in the Dragon Scholars Program will receive a hard-copy Dragon Scholars Information and Documents Packet with their selection notification letter. The selection notification letter and documents will be emailed a week after hard copies have been sent.