SCAD Rising Star
This challenging five-week program awards college credit to rising high school seniors who are ready for a university experience at SCAD Atlanta, SCAD Hong Kong, SCAD Savannah or SCAD eLearning. Students enroll in two college-level classes and have the opportunity to build or enhance their portfolios.
Atlanta — June 23-July 26, 2019
Hong Kong — June 23-July 26, 2019
Savannah — June 16-July 19, 2019
eLearning — June 23-July 26, 2019
2019 SCAD Rising Star applications are available now!
View the application timeline and requirements.
Whether attending in Atlanta, Hong Kong or Savannah, all SCAD Rising Star participants utilize university spaces — from classrooms and computer labs to studios and production suites — in the development and completion of class assignments. SCAD libraries, galleries, and other resources are also available. Students participating in the residential program live in a SCAD residence hall, and all students enjoy meals at a SCAD dining hall.
SCAD Rising Star courses span a variety of disciplines and include introductory foundation studies courses, complementary general education classes, and major-specific electives. Discover the specific classes offered at Rising Star, as well as an overview of the course structure and selection process for the program.
Tuition and scholarships
Explore scholarship opportunities for SCAD Rising Star and take a closer look at the tuition requirements for the program.
SCAD Rising Star residential students live in a SCAD residence hall and fully experience life at The University for Creative Careers. Get a glimpse of SCAD culture through snapshots, mementos and souvenirs of a summer well spent.
Courses of study are registered with the Hong Kong Education Bureau, registration numbers: 261958-261971, 262196-262202 and 262909. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.