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2021 EXPLORE Business Summer Institutes (Virtually)

Looking for ways to learn more about the business world? Then take advantage of our FREE all online summer enrichment programs for rising 9th, 10th and 11th grade. This unique experience offers students an exploration into Entrepreneurship and Financial Empowerment through education and panel of experts.




Summer 2021

Want to explore the real world of business?

Note: Due to COVID-19 we are having these institutes virtually. The institutes will be during daytime hours.
Selected Students will be notified via email by the first week of May 2021.


EXPLORE Entrepreneurship Institute

Dates: June 21 - June 25, 2021

Open to: Current 9th, 10th and 11th graders

Hosted by the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center of Entrepreneurship at the C. T. Bauer College of Business, students will get a CEO’s perspective on starting a business.

EXPLORE Financial Empowerment Institute

Dates: June 14 - June 18, 2021

Open to: Current 9th, 10th and 11th graders

Are you interested in taking control of your finances? Do you want to plan for your future career and educational finances? The Financial Empowerment Program will provide you information on essential financial topics on personal financial planning such as money management, budgeting, and goal setting.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the institutes.

    Who is eligible to apply?

    You must be a rising 10th, 11th or 12th grader (current 9th, 10th or 11th grader for the 2020-2021 school year). An application is required (see below). Space is limited: Forty students will be selected per institute through a competitive selection process.

    When are the institute dates?

    EXPLORE Entrepreneurship Institute: June 21 - June 25, 2021

    EXPLORE Financial Empowerment Institute: June 14 - June 18, 2021

    Where is the institute?


    How much does it cost?

    The institutes are free, however only 40 total students will be selected per institute to participate. Full scholarships will be awarded to all participants.

    When and how do I apply?

    Apply online from February 1, 2021 until April 9, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

    When will I hear back about the status of my application?

    By the first week of May 2021

    Who do I contact if I have questions about EXPLORE institutes or my application?

    Contact EXPLORE Business Summer Institutes team at exploresummercamp@bauer.uh.edu!


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