WHAT IS THE GLOBAL SCHOLARS ACADEMY?
The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston Global Scholars Academy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit Academy providing an opportunity for 7th – 12th grade students to develop interest and demonstrate expertise in understanding different world cultures and important international issues. Curriculum will include a globally-focused course of study, including classes, coursework, projects, extracurricular activities and visits to relevant outside outside organizations.
GRADES 9 – 12: JULY 6 – 10 | JULY 20 – 24
GRADES 7 – 8: JULY 13 – 17 | JULY 27 – 31
Please note: We will offer the same content at the middle school sessions and the high school sessions, respectively.
Students from PAIR (Participation for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees) participate at the 2020 Academic WorldQuest.
The Global Scholars Academy is designed to be held in-person and on-site at the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston office. The Council is closely monitoring the situation and reassessing our own health and safety measures to ensure a safe environment for everyone. The Academy schedule is subject to change or be postponed should local and/or federal health guidelines dictate.
How do I apply?
COMPLETE the online application.
Build friendships and connections with like-minded students from around Greater Houston area
Small group seminars led by field experts in international affairs and international business
Experience behind the scenes looks into multiple globally-focused careers
Please reach out with any questions you have about the Global Scholars Academy!