Apply to The Summer Academy

Application Deadline: December 30, 2018 at 11:59pm

When: June 17th - July 12th (9:00am - 3:00pm)

Where: Downtown Kansas City (space to be determined)


Please download the application above and send by email:

Once received, we will send you a link to submit a letter of recommendation. 


Who Can Apply?

We welcome all applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • A 16- to 18-year-old female or gender non-conforming student (must be 16 years old by the start of the Academy)

  • A resident of Kansas City, MO, or Kansas City, KS 

  • In grades 10-12 at the time of application submission and attends a public or private high school in Kansas City, MO or Kansas City, KS

  • A native or non-native English speaker with proficient English speaking skills

  • Able to make a commitment to weekly in-person mentorship sessions and shared learning experiences with fellow Academy students for four weeks from June 17th to July 12th

  • Passionate about becoming a leader in their field of interest and using their knowledge and skills to better their community

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or citizenship.

Please email us at if you have any questions about the application criteria.