Education

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”
-- United Negro College Fund


“La mente es una cosa terrible para malgastar.”
-- United Negro College Fund


 

Leadership

“The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better.”
-- Barbra Pletcher, author


“Los ganadores verdaderos en la vida son las personas que miran cada situación con la expectación que pueden hacer que funcione o hacerlo mejor.”
 -- Barbra Pletcher, escritura

 

Outreach

“Where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet."
-- Frederick Buechner, writer/theologian


"Donde la felicidad profunda y el hambre profundo del mundo coinciden."
-- Frederick Buechner, escritor/teólogo

 

Now

“The youth is the hope of our future.”
-- Jose Rizal, Filipino nationalist


"La juventud es la esperanza del futuro."
-- Jose Rizal, nacionalisto Filipino 


 

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Welcome to Elon Academy

The Elon Academy, part of the Center for Access and Success, is a non-profit college access and success program for academically promising high school students in Alamance County with a financial need and/or no family history of college. The Academy includes three consecutive summer residential experiences prior to the sophomore, junior and senior years, as well as year-round Saturday programs for students and families. The summer after high school graduation, scholars and families participate in the Elon Academy Transitions to College Program. Once on their respective college campuses, Elon Academy graduates and families are provided with continuing support through the Elon Academy College Success Program to ensure college completion. We invite you to explore our site and learn more about our program.

Although the Elon Academy was launched by Elon University, the program is not funded through tuition dollars. The sustainability of the Academy is dependent on the generosity of individuals, businesses, and foundations.

Elon Academy News

Elon Academy scholar earns Morehead-Cain Scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill

Elon Academy Kappa Scholar Jenny Te Vazquez has made history by becoming the first of the program's students to be awarded the prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Becoming 'Dr. Rawls': Times-News highlights academic achievements of Elon Academy student

The March 24 article in The Times-News of Burlington told the story of Sarah Rawls, a member of Elon Academy's first cohort who will begin pursuing her doctorate at Temple University this year. 

Inaugural summit at Elon examines issues facing first-generation college students

The NC Emerge 1G Summit was hosted and led by Elon's Examining Disparities in Educational Access Living Learning Community and drew attendees from students around the state.

Elon announces 30 new scholarships for students in the Odyssey Program

The new scholarship gifts and commitments announced by President Leo M. Lambert and a group of key university volunteers on Friday come from seven inspired donors.

Contact Information

E-mail: elonacademy@elon.edu
Phone: (336) 278-6109
 
Visit the Elon Academy:
Elon University
Mooney Building, suite 302
Elon, NC 27244
 
Mailing address:
2108 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244