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Global Scholars Academy Session I (Virtual): Middle School & High School

Monday, June 21, 2021 @ 9:00 am - Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 1:30 pm


Monday, June 21, 2021 @ 9:00 am
Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 1:30 pm
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World Affairs Council of Greater Houston
2500 East TC Jester Boulevard
Suite 350 Houston, TX 77008 United States


International Education Department
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Registration Check-in:
8:30 AM
9:00 AM

About The Academy

The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston Global Scholars Academy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit Academy providing an opportunity for students, grades 7th – 12th, to develop interest and demonstrate expertise in understanding world cultures and international issues. Curriculum includes a globally-focused course of study, including classes, coursework, projects, extracurricular activities and visits to relevant outside organizations.

Sample Schedule

We’re excited to bring Greater Houston area students the best of international relations through small group seminars, interactive Q&A sessions and group learning and research projects.

A Day at the GSA
8:30 – 9:00 A.M. Scholars will arrive and follow check-in procedures.
9:00 – 9:15 A.M. Wac Presentation
9:15 – 10:15 A.M. Session 1: International Political Systems
10:30 – 11:00 A.M. Activity: International Political Systems

11:00 – 11:30 A.M. Storytelling and the Power of Transformative Relationships

11:30 – 12:15 P.M. Session: International Security

12:15 – 1:30 P.M. Work on Country profile or Case Study

1:30 P.M. Scholars Check-Out