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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: 2019, 2020, 2021

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Comparative Government & Politics*

Constitutional Law

International Relations

Media & Politics

July 1st – July 22nd $5,450
Stanford University

Palo Alto, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Macroeconomics*

Speech & Political Communication

International Relations

July 8th – July 29th $5,450
Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

Freshman Scholars Program for current 8th grade students with high school graduation year of 2022

AP U.S. Government & Politics*

AP Macroeconomics*

Speech & Political Communication

International Relations

Freshman Scholars – AP U.S. Government & Politics

July 15th – August 5th $5,450

*The College Board has officially approved this course curriculum

 

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

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

  • Congressional Elections
  • Pension Reform
  • Politics in New Jersey
August 8th – August 11th $595
Gene A. Burd Institute on L.A. Media & Politics

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

  • Major Media in Los Angeles
  • California’s Drought Emergency
  • Economic Development in Los Angeles
August 7th – August 10th $595
Institute on California Leadership & Politics

UC Davis, Davis, CA

Eligible to high school students with graduation years: 2019, 2020, 2021

  • Conservation & Environmental Stewardship
  • Good Government
August 1st – August 4th $595