2023 Global Scholars Academy
| What is the Global Scholars Academy?
The Global Scholars Academy is Houston’s premiere foreign affairs experience designed for high school students aged 13-19 who want to explore a world of possibilities and are interested in world affairs, international business, diplomacy, and more
GSA will be offered in person in four sessions during the months of June, July, and August. These sessions will take place across the Houston Area to best accommodate participants’ and parents’ travel. The program will take place Monday through Friday of each given session date.
Summer 2023 Session Dates:
Session 1: June 26 – 30 • The Woodlands at Champion X Office: 2445 Technology Forest Blvd, The Woodlands, TX 77381
Session 2: July 10 – 14 • Houston at 1235 North Loop West Houston, TX 77008
Session 3: July 17 – 21 • Houston at 1235 North Loop West Houston, TX 77008
Session 4: July 31 – August 4 • Sugarland at Champion X Headquarters: 11177 South Stadium Dr. Sugarland, TX 77478
| Global Scholars Ambassador!
We’re also calling out students who want a chance to become a leader. As a Global Scholars Ambassador, you’ll not only receive a full scholarship to attend Global Scholars Academy, but you’ll also have the opportunity to showcase your skills and talents while making a positive impact on your community.
If you’re ready to take on this challenge, submit your application to become a Global Scholars Ambassador today
| What to Expect?
At Global Scholars Academy, we are committed to preparing students for success in a globalized world. Our program is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of global issues affecting society. Throughout the week, you will explore a variety of subject areas, from international law and foreign policy to global health and the environment. At the same time, you will get to meet and learn from individuals such as diplomats, academics, leaders, former agents and ambassadors. GSA’s curriculum will challenge you to think critically about the nuance of global affairs, all while introducing cultural and social standards for citizens around the globe.
Subject areas such as:
- The Structure of the International System
- The Instruments of Foreign Policy
- Intelligence and Foreign Policy
- Ethics and International Affairs
- International Law
- Terrorism / Counter Terrorism
- Nuclear weapons
- The Environment
- Global Health
- International Development
- Special States in the International System (North Korea & Russia)
- The Future of the International System
* FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
If you are are interested in learning more about the Global Scholars Academy, we encourage you to email us at [email protected] for more information.