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Program Admissions

Our summer program brings together top aspiring entreprepreneur high school students to have a community of like-minded innovators and problem solvers. Read on to learn about our admissions process, program cost, financial assistance, and qualities of a great candidate to learn how you can be part of this amazing community.

2021 Application Interest Form

What makes a great candidate for our summer program?

Great applicants do not need to have experience in entrepreneurship, but need to have shown self-initiative, resilience, problem solving capacity, and teamwork skills that show the propensity for great entrepreneurial capacity.  

**Notice that grades and awards don’t make the list! Yes, we ask you to submit your transcripts, but this is the least important part of the application.

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    You push yourself outside of your comfort zone

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    You create real, measurable results

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    You persevere and don't make excuses when things get tough

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    You’re able to put team goals before yourself


What is included in the application?

We want to get a sense of who you are, what you’ve accomplished, and what inspires you. Our application is purposefully robust and diverse, giving you many opportunities to shine.

See the application for more details.

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Program Dates and Fees

Program *Dates *Program Fee 
LaunchX Virtual

June 29 - August 7, 2020


*Dates and pricing subject to change. Please note that 2021 program dates will not be announced until November 2020.


2020 Update: Unfortunately, none of our in-person locations will be moving forward this summer.  We will, however, be running LaunchX Virtual.

Please see our coronavirus page for the latest updates.  


Financial Need-Based Support

Our admissions process is need-blind, meaning if you indicate that you need financial support, this will not impact your chances of acceptance in any way. 

Examples of our reduction of program fees based on family income include:

Family Income of Admits* Range of Program Fees Family Pays**
$0-25k $25 - $3,750
$25-50k $100 - $6,500
$50-75k $1,200 - FULL
$75k+ FULL

*Family income includes all sources of income, including untaxed income and excluding losses; 

**Range varies based on specific family circumstance of location, costs, income, and assets.

Please note that while we have offered financial need-based support to international students in previous years, this is subject to change.

Read our FAQ

Application Deadlines

Please note the admissions for the 2020 program is closed. 

We will begin admissions for the 2021 program in the fall, though you can fill out the form linked below to be notified when the application becomes available.

Round Early Admissions Regular Admissions

Be compared against a small pool of applicants and get a decision sooner.

Get more time to apply but be compared against a larger pool.

Deadline: December 13, 2020

January 31, 2021

Decision: February 13, 2021

March 31, 2021


Interested in applying next year?  Fill out this form to be notified when applications open:

2021 Application Interest Form