Apply to Babson Summer Study

How do I apply? 

Applications are currently closed. Applications will re-open for Summer Study 2023 in mid-December.

Who can apply? 

  • Age requirement: Babson Summer Study is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors. All applicants must be age 16 or older by the start of the program and will graduate in 2023 or 2024 in order to be eligible.
  • English proficiency: Students whose native language is not English must prove sufficient English proficiency by submitting results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing Service) examination, the Duolingo English Test, or the Cambridge Assessment English Qualifications. Students must submit a minimum TOEFL score of 90 or an equivalent score on other assessments. 
  • Technology: Babson Summer Study requires each student to have a computer, webcam, and a reliable internet connection. Need-based technology stipends may be available.

Application Components

Create an account and follow the General Application instructions. Applications include three 250-word essays.

A recommendation letter from your guidance counselor or academic teacher is required.

Recommendations should be emailed by the recommender to

A copy of your high school or secondary school transcript must be included with your application.

Transcripts must be submitted by a school official. We will send your school official a link to upload a copy of your transcript and current grades for this academic year.

Applicants must submit a nonrefundable $60 Application Fee or complete the Application Fee Waiver.

How to Pay Application Fee:

Step 1: Navigate to the Application Fee Website

Step 2: Enter student name and payment method

Step 3: 
Click “Continue” and follow the prompts on the screen

Babson Summer Study Alumna Wins National Pitch Competition

Less than 3 months after attending Babson Summer Study in 2019, Ela G. pitched her own venture at the NFTE Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. As the runner-up winner, she received a $9,000 prize to further her business, ePearl. Congrats Ela!

Watch Her Pitch
“Through this program, I learned that literally any problem can be looked at through an entrepreneurial lens. Adopting this perspective and changing your mindset can provide unparalleled value in every aspect for the rest of your life.”
- Julian B.


Email Babson Summer Study or call 781-239-4400.