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Welcome to Young Scholars Discovery!

This summer, explore, grow, and learn about university life with Discovery!

Young Scholars Discovery welcomes academically talented middle school students to an extraordinary learning opportunity at the University of Maryland.

Discovery is open to:

  • Current seventh and eighth grade middle school students.

Discovery highlights

  • Intensive learning through high standards and expectations
  • Engaging courses and innovative instructors encourage creative problem solving
  • Field trip to Washington D.C. to explore our Nation's Capital
  • Interactive seminars and collaboration with equally talented peers
  • Evening and weekend social activities for residential Discovery Scholars


Program admission is competitive and contingent upon space availability.