Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis | Groups

Join other young women for a week of engaged discovery. Learn about the opportunities available to you in business from accomplished business women. Develop your leadership and teamwork styles. Realize ways to make a difference through entrepreneurship and social justice. Envision your future as a leader who will change the world, for good.

The WashU BOLD@Olin program will immerse you in life-changing opportunities for learning, networking, and personal growth. You’ll learn from Olin Business School faculty, network with current students, gain experience working on case studies, and discover the many areas of study—majors and minors—available at WashU Olin.

If you are a rising junior or senior woman in high school who’s motivated to discover more, apply for BOLD@Olin. Sample the college experience at WashU Olin and feel empowered to make your impact.

Program Details

July 12th-18th, 2020

Who Can Attend:
Rising junior and senior high school women
Competitive applicants will have a 3.5 grade point average or higher

Program Cost:
Program cost includes housing on campus, all scheduled meals, program materials, and off-campus activities.
Participants will be responsible for their own travel costs.

The program cost should not be a barrier to your ability to attend. A limited number of scholarships will be available for students who demonstrate high financial need (defined as a household income of $75,000 or less). Scholarships will cover the program cost as well as a travel stipend. More information can be found on the program application. 

Application Requirements:

Applications open January 13th and close March 20th
1. Complete the online application: https://wustl.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7WEhRgiPJMq8U7z
Application requirements include:
  • A personal statement addressing your interest in business and what you hope to gain from attending BOLD@Olin (limit to 300 words)
  • An unofficial copy of your high school transcript 
2. Identify a high school teacher or administrator to complete a recommendation on your behalf. Please fill out this form to identify your recommender: https://wustl.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1yLPipKXySuSRzn
Recommendations must be submitted by March 20th - please be sure to give your recommender plenty of advance notice.

An application to Washington University is not required and admission is not guaranteed. 

For questions, please contact Jessie Vosseller, Coordinator of BOLD@Olin
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