The Institute is inviting America’s best and brightest African American male college students to apply for its intensive two-summer program in Washington, DC.
The fifteenth session of the Institute will be held from June 3 to July 29, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Young men who are eligible to apply are American citizens who are currently sophomores at colleges and universities in the United States or abroad. All majors and a wide variety of career interests are acceptable.
The Institute is inviting America’s best and brightest African American male college students to apply for its intensive two-summer program in Washington, DC. Students who are pursuing academic excellence as a route to extraordinary career success and human service are strongly encouraged to apply.
Over the past 13 years, the Institute has selected young men from colleges and universities all over the United States, including Ivy League institutions, large state universities, small liberal arts colleges, and historically Black colleges and universities. A list of colleges from which students have been selected may be found here, but students from all institutions are invited to apply.
The Institute has also accepted students from a wide variety of majors and alumni are now working in careers such as medicine, business, journalism, ministry, education, engineering and law.
Students must make sure application packages are received at the Institute’s office by close of business on Monday, February 15, 2016.
On Sunday, March 1, 2015 Institute president William A. Keyes contacted eleven outstanding young men to welcome them into the class of 2016. All of them accepted the invitation to spend the next two summers in Washington, DC.
The young men expressed their sincere appreciation for the honor of being included in the Institute network, which for 12 years has attracted some of the nation’s best and brightest African American male college students. Institute scholars have been named Rhodes, Truman, Fulbright and Rotary Ambassadorial Scholars. They have earned Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key International recognition. They have been valedictorians and student body presidents. Institute alumni have been admitted to many of the nation’s leading graduate and professional programs. This spring, the first of the Institute’s alumni will complete a PhD and the first will graduate from medical school.