Summer Youth Academy

Summer Youth
Business & Entrepreneurship

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Saturday June 30, 2018

North Carolina Central University Summer Youth Business and Entrepreneurship Academy is facilitated by NCCU School of Business. The Academy is for high-achieving rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students, with a B average or higher. Selected students will receive business training and exposure to higher education on the campus of NCCU.

The week-long Academy includes:

Residential Facilities and Meals Students will participate in a fully immersed collegiate experience on the campus of North Carolina Central University including 3 meals a day.
Lectures taught by host NCCU professors and local business leaders. Topics include introductory business courses in marketing, finance (financial literacy), entrepreneurship, leadership and ethics.
Corporate visits to help students gain exposure to the application of business principles in the real world as they interact with local corporate executives during on-site visits.
Business plan development and team competition with participants to derive a business plan for a new idea. A panel of judges from the business community will evaluate the plan and a prize will be awarded to the winning team.

Application Deadline April 20, 2018
For more information, please email sybea@nccu.edu or call (919) 530-6804

2018 Applications Are Now Online
Required Application Materials
Online 2018 Application
Transcript (Ocial or Unocial)
Personal Statement (240-500 words)
Letter of Recommendation (from guidance counselor or teacher)

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