Knowledge@Wharton High School Global Young Leaders Academy Summer Program applications

The Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) Global Young Leaders Academy Summer Program, a two-week, intensive summer program for high school students held at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, now in its fifth year, is receiving applications from students across the globe. KWHS is a part of the global Knowledge@Wharton network of online business journals at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 

The KWHS Global Young Leaders Academy (GYLA) explores entrepreneurship, leadership, business and finance skills with select groups of high school students from around the world through classroom lessons and speakers, trips and competitions. High School students aged 15-18 years are eligible to apply through BrainGain Magazine, a study abroad online magazine that collaborates with KWHS on this program. 


 The program accepts a limited number of applicants. Interested and eligible candidates should apply online at

 The two-week program costs US $5,115 per student, including tuition, ground transportation, medical-insurance coverage during the program, lodging and boarding. The program fee does not include international travel costs, international travel insurance and visa costs.

(Since the KWHS Global Young Leaders Academy launched in 2015 with more than 450 applications from students in 15 countries, the program has grown to receive more than 2,500 annual student applications representing 99 countries. )