Please be sure to read all documents on the Global Scholar web page, which was updated on 3/30/15. Many questions are answered in those documents.
Q. Does Latin count toward the Program’s Language Study requirement?
A. Latin will count for students in the graduating classes of 2019, 2018, 2017. For all students in the graduating classes of 2020 and beyond, Latin will not count toward the language requirement
Q. Would 3 years of a club count as coursework?
A. No, but certain clubs such as Model UN certainly complement the experience and can be included in the reflective writing piece.
Q. Does a travel experience that was completed before or during 9th grade count?
A. Travel experiences should occur during your participation in the program. Travel experiences occurring before 9th grade will not be considered. Travel experience in 9th grade before you have applied for the program may be considered. See Global Scholar advisor for more information.
Q. Does a travel experience that was completed during 10th grade count?
A. Since this program is new, for 10th graders applying to the program in 2015 (class of 2017), travel experience in 9th or 10th grade may be considered. See Global Scholar advisor for more information.
Q. Can the capstone project be done as a group?
A. No – part of the experience of the capstone project is self-reflection and independent discovery.
Q. Do any FATA classes count?
A. See the portfolio option (last bullet on list of Globally Oriented Classes)
Q. What is a portfolio?
A. The portfolio is an edited collection of the student’s best work that showcases the student’s engagement with globally oriented topics through courses whilst part of the Global Scholar Program.