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JSA provides world-class summer schools and institutes for outstanding high school students. Held at some of the most prestigious universities in the nation, JSA summer programs prepare students for success in college and beyond. They provide rigorous, advanced academic instruction while building key leadership and success skills, and providing a truly unique and valuable set of experiential learning activities. JSA summer programs are where tomorrow’s leaders come to take the next big step in their development. We look forward to discovering the leader in you!

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Locations Courses Offered Dates Tuition
Georgetown University

Washington, D.C.

Eligible to high school students with graduation year: 2018, 2019, 2020

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Comparative Government & Politics*

Constitutional Law

International Relations

Media & Politics

U.S. History

July 2nd – July 23rd $5,350
Stanford University

Palo Alto, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2018, 2019, 2020

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Macroeconomics*

Speech & Political Communication

International Relations

July 2nd – July 23rd $5,350
Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2018, 2019, 2020

Freshman Scholars program for current 8th grade students with high school graduation year of 2021

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Macroeconomics*

Speech & Political Communication

International Relations

Freshman Scholars – AP U.S. Government & Politics

July 9th – July 30th $5,350
Diplomat Program at Capital Normal University

Beijing, China

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Mandarin Chinese and Modern Chinese History and Culture July 30th – July 24th $7,500

*The College Board has officially approved this course curriculum

 

Locations Topics to be Explored Dates Tuition
Institute on Arizona Leadership & Politics

Arizona State University (Downtown Campus), Phoenix, AZ

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2018, 2019, 2020

  • Elections
  • Education
  • 2nd Amendment
  • Economic Development
  • Media & Politics
June 11th – June 14th $275
Institute on New Jersey Leadership & Politics

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2018, 2019, 2020

  • Congressional Elections
  • Pension Reform
  • Politics in New Jersey
August 6th – August 9th $550
Gene A. Burd Institute on L.A. Media & Politics

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2018, 2019, 2020

  • Major Media in Los Angeles
  • California’s Drought Emergency
  • Economic Development in Los Angeles
July 25th – July 28th $550
Institute on California Leadership & Politics

UC Davis, Davis, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2018, 2019, 2020

  • Conservation & Environmental Stewardship
  • Good Government
August 1st – August 4th $550