- Confirmation of Admissions
- Information for Residential Students
- Information for Commuter Students
- Orientation Day
- Program Final Day
YSD exceeded our expectations and she really hopes to come back next summer for the YSP. Three weeks will be even better than two! DISC parent
Young Scholars Discovery is a great introduction to the University of Maryland, ranked 18th among national public universities in America’s Best Colleges 2012, U.S. News & World Report. Situated on over 1,250 tree-lined acres, the University is located just nine miles from the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. As the state of Maryland’s flagship university, the University provides an academic environment that prepares students for success, educating the most talented students from Maryland and beyond. The University is a comprehensive research university with over 125 undergraduate majors in programs such as agriculture and natural resources, architecture, behavioral and social sciences, business and management, computer, mathematical and natural sciences, creative and performing arts, education, engineering, health and human performance, humanities, journalism, information studies, and public affairs.
The University of Maryland’s vast resources, including libraries, computer and instructional labs, recreational, residential, and dining facilities underscore our record of excellence in providing exceptional academics, cutting-edge research, innovative technology, and world-class facilities. Our location offers students rich learning opportunities that include the Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, National Archives, federal labs, think tanks, and government agencies. And our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their research and scholarship and include Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, and business innovators.
During Young Scholars Discovery, you’ll get a glimpse of all that Maryland has to offer. You’ll work with creative faculty, visit many of the sites that make the Maryland experience unique, access the same facilities used by University students. This summer, get ready for an awesome experience at the University of Maryland!