Who can apply for the Summer Academy?
Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from any denominational tradition.
How do I apply?
Download application forms. Mail all application forms directly to the Faith Calls office.
Youth Application | Interactive Microsoft Word 97-2003 (*.doc)
Consent/Release of Liability Form| Interactive Microsoft Word 97-2003 (*.doc)
Recommendation Form | Interactive Microsoft Word 97-2003 (*.doc)
Sponsorship Form | Interactive Microsoft Word 97-2003 (*.doc)
Applications are due April 15.
How will I know if I have been accepted?
Applicants will be notified via email of their admission status. Final decisions will be made by the end of April. Late submissions will be placed on the waiting list. We accept up to 30 students each year for the summer program.
Summer Academy tuition and room and board is valued at $3,000. The Faith Calls program covers the majority of the costs for all accepted students. Students are asked to cover some tuition costs. There is a $25 non-refundable application fee for all students who apply to the summer academy. The application fee is due upon receipt of application materials. Upon acceptance to the summer program, there is a $100 non-refundable deposit required. Students are responsible for the remaining $200 of summer tuition fees and any travel expenses they may incur. The deposit and summer tuition fees are due by June 1.
All payments should be made by check or money order. Write all checks to Southern Methodist University. List "Faith Calls Summer Academy" in the memo line. All payments should be submitted to the Faith Calls office at the SMU campus or mailed to Perkins School of Theology, Faith Calls Summer Academy, PO Box 750133, Dallas, TX 75275-0133.
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| June 1
Summer academy orientation for students and parents is on the first Monday in June. This meeting is mandatory for all students participating in the summer academy.
For questions about the summer academy call 214.768.1333 or email us.