High School Partnership
High School Partnership Scholarship Program
We are excited to offer eligible students an early college experience through taking college-level courses on our campus via the High School Partnership (HSP) scholarship program. This program is available to high school juniors and seniors who wish to
- study subjects not offered in high school,
- earn college credits, broaden their education,
- explore career options or build on their skills.
Students selected to participate in the HSP program will be funded for one college course for the Spring and/or Fall semester on a space available basis.
The College will pay the costs of tuition for eligible high school students participating in the program and will waive all fees. Book/supplies and transportation are the student’s responsibility. Eligible High School students may enroll two weeks prior to the start of classes on a space available basis.
- High school juniors and seniors attending schools participating in the High School Partnership Scholarship Program are required to submit a special application and recommendation from their high school counselor. Students can request the High School Partnership application link from their high school guidance offices.
Participating High Schools
East Lyme High School
Fitch High School
Grasso Technical High School
Griswold High School
Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School
Ledyard High School
Lyman Memorial High School
Lyme-Old Lyme High School
Marine Science Magnet School
Montville High School
New London High School
New London Science and Technology Magnet High School
Norwich Free Academy
Norwich Technical High School
Plainfield High School
Saint Bernard High School
Stonington High School
Three Rivers Middle College High School
Waterford High School
Wheeler High School
Windham Technical High School
Course Placement – Due to the campus being closed due to the coronavirus, Accuplacer Testing has been suspended for the time being. Instead, incoming students will be assessed for math and English skills using their High School transcript, SAT scores and/or ACT scores (if available).
Students who have taken the SAT may be eligible to enroll in a college level English course if they have met the following test scores:
SAT Reading: 25 or higher OR SAT Writing & Language: 26 or higher
- Students must submit a current high school transcript; an overall 2.7 (80%) GPA (B- grade) or higher is required to receive a HSP Scholarship.
- The student must register on or after the designated High School Partnership date.
- Students are eligible for only one course per semester.
- Scholarships cover the cost of tuition and all fees. Book/supplies and transportation are the student’s responsibility.
Continuing Applicant Requirements
Students must reapply to the program each semester they wish to participate. Continuing students, those who have previously participated in the HSP program, must complete an Application here, submit a School Counselor Verification Form, a Parental Support Form, and a current high school transcript. Students must have received a grade of “C” or higher in all Three Rivers courses to continue in the program.
Eligible continuing HSP students may enroll two weeks prior to the start of classes on a space available basis.
Popular courses that HSP students enroll in:
PSY* K111 – General Psychology I
3 Credit Hours
Corequisite: ENG* K101 or ENG* K101S placement or completion of ENG* K096 with a “C#” grade or better.
This introductory course provides an overview of the theories and research findings pertaining to scientific psychology with an emphasis on: the origins of psychology, nature and nuture, human diversity, theoretical models, research methodology, biological bases of thought and behavior, learning theory, sensation and perception, memory, stress and health as well as emotion and motivation.
SPA* K111 – Elementary Spanish I
4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: ENG* K101 or ENG* K101S placement or completion of ENG* K096 with a “C” grade or better.
This course introduces the basic principles of the Spanish language and provides a cultural understanding of the Hispanic world. The emphasis of the course is on developing and applying the basic skills of language learning: listening, speaking, writing and reading, through classroom activities. Language laboratory is available.