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Admission to Levermore Global Scholars

See if you have what it takes to be a global scholar.

We are looking for outstanding students who excel in leadership, community engagement, global or cross-cultural awareness, and academic excellence, and who are interested in better understanding the international community and would like to take an active part in shaping a brighter future for our world.

The Levermore Global Scholars (LGS) Program is a selective academic program, and only admits up to 40 incoming students each year, representing less than 5% of the Adelphi freshmen class. 

Incoming LGS freshmen enter with an average 3.75 GPA* in high school, and most students also have completed some college-level coursework, Advanced Placement exams, Honors classes, or an International Baccalaureate curriculum. 

Additionally, many incoming students are involved in high school Model UN, Red Cross Club, Amnesty International, Global Kids, Key Club, Interact Club, gifted and talented education (GATE) programs, foreign language honor societies, cultural clubs, traveling or studying abroad, or student government, among various other community and global activities. 

*Based on three-year average: 2013, 2014, 2015.

Apply Today

Take the first step by completing the online application and marking the box indicating your interest in LGS. In addition to the general admissions requirements, you are encouraged to include a statement about why you would like to join and how you would be a good fit for this program.

Include your statement with your application or email it to If you are identified as a strong candidate for LGS, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.

» See Adelphi admissions requirements and financial aid and scholarship information

Accepted Adelphi University Students

If you have already been accepted to Adelphi and wish to apply for the Levermore Global Scholars Program, simply send a brief statement explaining why you wish to join and why you believe you will be a good fit for the program. Please send your statement electronically to:

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For further information, please contact:

Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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