The time to get ready for college is now; apply today!

To attend a recruitment event, fill out our interest form.

For questions about recruitment, contact seoscholar@shift-ed.org.

The SEO Scholars Guilford County program includes:

  • Online Learning: Three to four Saturdays per month during the academic year, Scholars will have an asynchronous and synchronous learning experience in the following courses: advisory, ELA, and math. These courses are taught by experienced SEO instructors who deliver a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum developed by experienced educators. 
  • Online Summer Academy: A five-week hybrid experience.
    • Online Learning: For rising 10th and 11th graders, Scholars will continue to experience asynchronous and synchronous learning of advisory, ELA, and math for four weeks.
    • In-person: One week of in-person community-building with SEO student advisors.
  • Online SAT Strategy Course: Saturday Academy continues throughout the 11th grade, concluding with an SAT strategy course in the spring.
  • Mentoring: Scholars work one-on-one with volunteer mentors during the 11th-grade year.
  • Summer Enrichment Programs (EPs): Scholars participate in EPs that promote leadership and independence, including travel abroad, experiential programs, college courses, and professional internships, during the summer before 12th grade.

The Fall 2022 SEO Scholars Guilford County application opens Thursday, September 1, 2022. Candidate interviews will occur in January 2023, and the High School Class of 2026 cohort officially begins programming in late February 2023.