Offer highly motivated students the opportunity to engage in scholarly work of greater depth, scope, and originality than the regular academic programs and courses.
Offer students who have demonstrated high academic achievement and ability, the opportunity to engage in scholarly work with other students of the same level of academic preparation.
Provide students the academic structure to acquire greater in-depth understanding of concepts, theories, and processes of inquiry and research, pertinent to their area of study.
Recognize students of outstanding academic achievement.
Provide students and faculty greater opportunities to engage in creative, divergent and critical thinking.
Provide a forum for intense collegial exchange of ideas and viewpoints.
Recruit -to Grossmont College- more students of higher academic achievement.
Enhance transfer opportunities for Grossmont College students.
Provide students who have demonstrated high academic achievement additional advisement in the areas of academics, transfer, financial aid and scholarships.