Application for Summer Study for High School Students

** Applications will open January 2018 for Summer Study 2018 **

General Application

Complete applications include the following:

  1. General Application including two essays
  2. Guidance Counselor/ Academic Teacher Recommendation
  3. Transcript
  4. $50 Application fee
All applicants must be age 16 or older by start of program and graduate in 2018 or 2019 in order to be eligible. Applicants will be notified of their admission decision and financial aid/scholarships via email during the week of April 3, 2017

Please note: The application must be completed at one time. It is not guaranteed that your information will be saved if you return to complete your application in more than one sitting. This application includes an essay question. We recommend preparing your answer to your essay question before opening your application.

The essay question has two parts:

  • Why are you interested in attending the Babson Entrepreneurial Development Experience and what experiences do you feel you have had to prepare you for an academic college experience?
  • Babson’s Summer Study for High School Students practices Babson’s unique method of Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®. Share with us what being an entrepreneur means to you.

You will be able to cut and paste your answers into the application. Preview a sample application (pdf) »


 The educator completing this form should be able speak to the applicant's academic experience and accomplishments.  Please direct your school administrator or teacher to the School Administrator/Teacher Recommendation Survey. 


Please have your school counselor mail or email a copy of your high school/secondary school transcript to:

Joseph McNamara, Youth Programs Coordinator

231 Forest St

Babson College-Olin Hall 242B

Wellesley, MA 02481

P: 781-239-6320

F: 781-239-4480

Application Fee

A nonrefundable $50 application fee is required with your application. Pay your application fee »

Having trouble? Review the tutorial (pdf). To request a fee waiver, please email Joseph McNamara.

Enrollment Deposit

Students are asked to deposit within three weeks of receiving their acceptance to the program to secure their participation.

International Students

International Students: As a full-time study program, the appropriate visa for you is the F1 Student Visa. To learn more about this, visit our International Student page.


Email Joseph McNamara, Youth Program Coordinator or call 781-239-6320.