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Business Summer Institutes for High School Students

2023 EXPLORE Business Summer Institutes

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

Summer 2023

Want to explore the real world of business?

Application will open on January 5, 2023 and close on April 3, 2023

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EXPLORE Financial Empowerment Institute

Dates: June 11 - June 14, 2023

Method: Residential (Staying in UH main campus)

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

Cost: FREE

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


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 2022-2023 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 Financial Empowerment Institute: June 11 - June 14, 2023

    Where is the institute?

    EXPLORE Financial Empowerment Institute will be Residential.

    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. Out of Town applicants will only need to worry about transportation to and from Houston.

    When and how do I apply?

    Apply online from January 5, 2023 until April 3, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

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

    By the first week of May 2023

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

    Contact EXPLORE Business Summer Institutes team at!