The Ulysses S. Grant Foundation

An educational partnership between Yale and New Haven since 1953

Author: Erin Johnson

2018 U.S. Grant Admissions Update

Thanks to all who submitted applications to the U.S. Grant Program! We have received an overwhelming number of applications and are still completing our review. Please note that the summer 2018 admissions decisions will be delivered via U.S. Mail to all applicants within the coming days.

U.S. Grant Program Summer 2018

Summer 2018

The dates for this year’s summer program are June 25 – August 3, 2018. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. U.S. Grant upholds a strict attendance policy and only considers students who can commit to attending every day of the program.


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The entire cost of the summer program is $75 and is paid upon acceptance. Financial aid is available to a limited number of students. Those interested in applying for financial aid can do so on the application. Family income and other information may be requested.

More Information

The student application can be found on the Students page.

The application for Yale students wishing to join the U.S. Grant teacher team can be found on the Teachers page.

Apply to U.S. Grant! 2018 Applications are live

2017 Admissions Update

Thanks to all those who applied to participate in the 2017 Ulysses S. Grant Foundation summer program! Our Admissions committee was impressed by the talented pool of applicants that submitted applications this spring and excited by their creativity and enthusiasm.  All admissions decisions will be communicated via U.S. mail and will be sent in the coming days so, please keep any eye on your mailbox for more information!


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Summer 2016 Admissions Update

Thank you to all students who applied to attend the U.S. Grant program in summer 2016. We commend all of you for your hard work!

If you have been accepted to the program, let us know if you will join us by returning the “save my spot” form that was mailed to you OR by filling out our Save My Spot Form.

Waitlist students do not need to complete this form. If space opens up for this summer’s program, we will contact you.

Muchas gracias a todos los solicitantes al programa U.S. Grant para el verano del 2016. Los aplaudimos por todo su trabajo duro.

Si fue aceptado al programa, avísenos si usted nos acompañara enviando el formulario  “guarde mi espacio” que le llego por correo O llenando el formulario en esta página: Save My Spot Form.

Estudiantes en la lista de espera no deberían llenar este formulario. Si un espacio se abre en el programa para este verano, nos pondremos en contacto con usted.

Happy Holidays from the Ulysses S. Grant Foundation

Watch this video showcasing our 2015 summer program, and please consider donating to support US Grant’s work with New Haven students by visiting our page on by clicking here.


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