Eligibility & How to Apply

The application process for current Saint Mary's students is open. Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis.

Eligibility Criteria:

Undergraduate students at Saint Mary's College or students who are accepted for enrollment in the next academic term are invited to apply to the High Potential Program.

  • First generation college student, low-income individual, and/or individual with a disability

    • If neither of your parents has obtained a bachelor’s degree from an institution of higher education, you qualify as first generation

  • Undergraduate student at Saint Mary’s College or accepted for enrollment in the next academic term

Note: This application is for current, enrolled Saint Mary's students only. Admitted students who have not yet begun their studies at Saint Mary's may apply starting in January 2022 through their admissions portal. Admitted students should NOT utilize this form.

Please allow sixty minutes to complete this application. You will need access to financial information and parent/guardian education level. There are fill-in, multiple choice, and essay questions.

If you have questions, please email hp@stmarys-ca.edu.

current smc students: access the high potential program application here