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2023 Program Sites and Dates

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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

You may start an application at any time, however only completed applications will be reviewed. Below are the steps you will need to complete before your application may be reviewed.

Please Note – You will be asked to rank your top three program/sites in the application. By ranking your selections, you are not applying to multiple programs, but instead are indicating your 1st, 2nd and 3rd site program/site preferences. If you are interested in being reviewed for acceptance to two or more programs (i.e. EFL and EGE or E&E), please email admissions@fte.org upon submission of your application so a note can be added to your file.

  • Basic Personal Information – Name, address, current high school, current grade (must be 10th or 11th grade)
  • Letter of Recommendation – Qualified letters can come from a teacher, advisor or coach
  • Transcript – A full high school transcript, showing all in progress and completed coursework
  • Personal Statement – You will be asked to respond to a prompt in 750 words or less
  • Application Fee – A fee of $35 will be charged once you have completed the above requirements

APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2023 – Early Application Deadline – Receive a $200 tuition discount for completing your application by this deadline
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2023 – Priority Application Deadline – Receive a $100 tuition discount for completing your application by this deadline
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023 – Final Application Deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and limited spots are available. Program sites will close as soon as they are full, which could be before the Final Application Deadline.

Should COVID-19 policies and procedures set forth by any university partner require FTE to cancel in-person programs in the future, programs will be transitioned to a virtual format.


Economics for Leaders (EFL)

DateSiteStatus
June 5-11, 2023University of Texas -
Austin, TX
OPEN
June 12-18, 2023Yale University, Session 1 -
New Haven, CT
OPEN
June 12-18, 2023Rice University -
Houston, TX
OPEN
June 19-25, 2023UC Berkeley, Session 1 -
Berkeley, CA
OPEN
June 26 - July 2, 2023Yale University (Advanced) -
New Haven, CT
OPEN
June 26 - July 2, 2023UC Berkeley,
Session 2-
Berkeley, CA
OPEN
June 26 - July 2, 2023UCLA -
Los Angeles, CA
OPEN
July 3-9, 2023Cornell University, Session 1 - Ithaca, NYOPEN
July 3-9, 2023Yale University, Session 2 -
New Haven, CT
OPEN
July 10-16, 2023Cornell University, Session 2 - Ithaca, NYOPEN
July 10-16, 2023Boston College -
Newton, MA
OPEN
July 17-23, 2023University of Washington - Seattle, WAOPEN
July 17-23, 2023Duke University -
Durham, NC
OPEN
July 24-30, 2023Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TNOPEN
July 31 - August 6, 2023University of Michigan -
Ann Arbor, MI
OPEN
July 31 - August 6, 2023UCLA (Advanced) -
Los Angeles, CA
OPEN

The advanced programs offered at Yale University (June 26-July 2, 2023) and UCLA (July 31-August 6) require students to have taken economics prior to the start of the program. Please visit Program Content and Topics for more information.


Economics for Leaders Virtual (EFL Virtual)

DateProgramStatus
June 12-16, 2023EFL Virtual,
Session 1
OPEN
June 19-23, 2023EFL Virtual,
Session 2
OPEN
July 3-7, 2023EFL Virtual,
Session 3
OPEN
July 24-28, 2023EFL Virtual,
Session 4
OPEN

Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy (EGE)

DateSiteStatus
June 19-25, 2023Yale University -
New Haven, CT
OPEN
July 24-30, 2023Columbia University -
New York, NY
OPEN

Environment & the Economy (E&E)

DateSiteStatus
June 26 - July 1, 2023UC Santa Barbara -
Santa Barbara, CA
OPEN

Alumni Leadership Academy (ALA)

DateSiteStatus
July 10-14, 2023American University -Washington, D.C.Applications Open
January 2023

The Alumni Leadership Academy is open to students who have completed an FTE student program in 2020-2022 and have not started their first year of college. Students who will attend a program in 2023 prior to the start of ALA are also eligible to apply, but may be placed on a waitlist until admission status is confirmed.