Governor`s Scholars Program
Transcript Governor`s Scholars Program
2010 - 2011
What is GSP?
The Governor’s Scholar Program is a five-week
uninterrupted residential summer program that takes place
on a KY College campus
The Governor''s Scholars Program seeks to help exceptional
students: achieve their academic and personal potential;
cultivate their leadership capabilities; expand their
horizons; and develop the students'' flexibility, creativity
and critical thinking. The Program seeks to do this while
heightening the students'' sensitivity to future possibilities
for themselves, Kentucky, and society. It strives to
stimulate, encourage, and reward excellence in Kentucky
Why Should I Apply to GSP?
Gov. Scholars are awarded SCHOLARSHIPS!!!
Visit www.kygsp.org/Scholarships.aspx to view a
sample of the scholarships that are offered to GSP
Opportunity to meet new people, experience college
living, and create lasting bonds.
Chance to extend future possibilities of yourself.
Who Can Apply?
If you are an 11th grader
Intend on returning to a KY school next year
(not graduating early)
Have taken the ACT, PSAT, or SAT in the 9th,
10th or 11th grades. OR signed up to take the Oct.
ACT or PSAT.
You are eligible to apply to GSP.
Located on the GSP website
AND the Counseling Office home page
Requires two essays
Requires at least 2 Teacher Recommendations
Can only be filled out online
Must be typed entirely
Submitting Your Application
Application can only be submitted to
DEADLINE: DUE DECEMBER 1ST, 2010
NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED!
Teacher Recommendation Forms
Decide which teachers you want to complete your
Print out the Teacher Rec. Form, and write your name
and the teachers name on it.
Attach a Resume to the form
Give your Resume and the form to the selected
A two week notice for completing the form is needed,
so do not wait on this part.
Help for Completing Application
Essay Help Session will be held in Room 710 on
November 4th from 3:30 to 5pm.
Bring a completed draft to the help session.
“Helpful Hints” can be found on the GSP website and
the Counseling Office website. This is a step by step
guide of what they are looking for on applications.
Guidelines are also located on the CO site.
Guest speaker from GSP will be visiting in October to
answer Qs and offer tips.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What kind of test scores and GPA do I need?
A. Your application is scored as an over-all. A certain
amount of points is awarded for each score and GPA.
There are several pieces of info that are used, that are
all important. Our best advice is to take your time on
every part of the application, do your best on the
essays, and choose teachers who know you well.
Q. Will I be able to choose what classes I take at GSP.
A. Yes. You will list your options in rank order.
If you have more questions or need help with the
application, there are several people who can help you.
Your English Teacher
And Last Year’s Governor’s Scholars
This an Incredible Opportunity!
But you don’t have to take our word on it…….
Hear it from last year’s Governor’s Scholars: