Apply for the Babson Entrepreneurial Development Experience

Application Information

The application for the Summer Study for High School Students 2015 program will be available October 2014.

Applications will not be considered until all requirements are submitted. Summer Study will practice rolling admission with decisions beginning in early February.

Please note: The application should 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 and Action®. Share with us what being an entrepreneur means to you.

You will be able to cut and paste your essay into the application. 

Preview a sample application » 


Please direct your school administrator or teacher here to the School Administrator/Teacher Recommendation Survey. Counselors, complete a recommendation »


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

Nicole Smith, Assistant Director, Youth Entrepreneurial Leadership Programs
Horn Library 318, Babson College,
231 Forest Street, Babson Park, MA 02457
781-239-5891 ​
Fax: 1-253-484-1730 

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 Nicole Smith.

Program Fees, Financial Aid and Scholarship Application

The program costs $7900 including all activities, room & board and tuition.

Limited partial scholarships are available for high quality students who demonstrate financial need. In addition to completing the appropriate form below, applicants must send their 2013 tax forms to be considered for financial aid.

Students whose family files taxes in the United States should complete the Domestic Student Financial Aid Form.

Fill out the Domestic Student Financial Aid Application »

Students whose family does not file taxes in the United States should complete the International Student Financial Aid Form.

Fill out the International Student Financial Aid Application » 

Affiliation and Leadership Scholarships


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


Contact Nicole SmithAssistant Director, Youth Entrepreneurial Leadership Programs at 781-239-5891.​​​​

Lionel Tapiwa Sondayi

“I gained hands-on experience through drafting and modeling my business plan, only to tear it down and remodel it until it proved feasible.”

— Lionel Tapiwa Sondayi
Summer Study ’12
Harare, Zimbabwe