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

Develop your passion. Pursue your dreams. Start your journey on the road to success. 

How would you like to learn about business and entrepreneurship from one of the top business schools in the country? 

The Olin Fleischer Scholars Program (OFSP) provides rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors a unique, week-long educational experience at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). This program is designed to help students with limited financial resources, those from underrepresented populations, and/or first generation students prepare for college and their careers. 


Program Highlights
While at WashU and with the Olin Business School, participating students will:

  • Learn about academic and career opportunities in business
  • Visit St. Louis area companies and interact with company executives
  • Study with world-renowned business school faculty and interact with current WashU students and alumni
  • Build leadership and communication skills while at a top ranked institution
  • Experience campus living at Washington University with other area high school students.

Who Can Attend 

  • Students who will enter their sophomore, junior, or senior year in high school beginning Fall 2020 and are from underrepresented or low-income backgrounds, and/or potential first-generation college students.

Program Cost 

  • The program is completely FREE for accepted student participants. Housing, meals, and materials are all included.
Program Date:

TBD for Summer 2020

How to Apply 
You are required to submit the following in order to apply for the program:

  1. Olin Fleischer Scholars Program Online Application: https://wustl.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bQHeXlhIwDDR0R7
  2. An unofficial copy of your high school transcript sent to Olin-FSP@email.wustl.edu
  3. Two letters of recommendation:
    • One must be from a high school teacher or administrator
    • Letters must be submitted directly by the recommenders (sent to Olin-FSP@email.wustl.edu)
    • Instructions for the Recommender's letter of reference: Based on your familiarity and experiences with the student, please address his/her academic ability, interest in the field of business, and their personal character in a one page, signed letter.
Applications for the 2019 program are now closed. Please check back in January 2020 for the summer 2020 application.
An application to Washington University is not required, and admission is not guaranteed.


Testimonials from Past OFSP Scholars


For questions, please contact Alana Greene or Sandra Philius, Co-Coordinators of Fleischer Scholars Program, at OLIN-FSP@email.wustl.edu or 314-935-6315