Applications and accompanying materials are due Monday, May 15, 2024 by 5:00 pm EST.

Current 11th graders enrolled in the Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS), who are interested in being considered for entry into the program will use this form.

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Elon Freedom Scholar. If you have any questions or problems submitting your application and accompanying documents, email

Before you apply: Will you be available on the following 2024-2025 program dates?

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024 – EFS Symposium 9:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 16, 2024 – New Freedom Scholars Orientation – 9:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 16, 2024 – Summer Residency Begins (Check In at 5:00 pm)
  • June 17 – 30, 2024 (Two-week full-time summer residency on the Elon University campus (weekends off during this period)

You must commit to these dates and will be unable to leave campus during the two-week residency or attend this program part-time. Also note that ABSS students enrolled in the Elon Academy are not eligible to apply for this program.