Program Dates & Fees


GLA will run in Summer 2022 on the Missouri State University Campus.

Final Application Deadline: TBD


USD $2,000* per youth participant.

What’s Included:


  • Workshop fees and all workshop materials

  • Transportation and entrance fees to all activities listed in the program schedule

  • Round-trip transportation between the Springfield-Branson National airport (airport code: SGF) and the MSU campus

  • Housing on the Missouri State Campus

  • 21 meals per week

  • Unlimited Wifi usage on the MSU campus

  • Program Completion Certificate from Missouri State University

  • One accompanying adult per 15 student-cohort stays free of charge (housing, activities, and meals included)

  • 24 hour supervision of program participants provided by trained and vetted Missouri State University staff


*Medical insurance and round-trip airfare to Springfield are not included. Participants are required to submit proof of travel insurance (including medical coverage) for the dates of the program.

*Housing and dining are provided only during the program dates stated above. Early arrival and late departure students are responsible for making their own arrangements on extra days.

This is a tourist visa program.

The Global Leadership Academy is a selective program with a limited number of spaces. Program applicants will be selected based on qualifications and timeliness of application submission. Early application is strongly encouraged. The English Language Institute reserves the right to deny admission to applicants for any reason.


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