July 10-12, 2023
Hosted by Drake University's The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center
As part of Drake University's Center for Public Democracy
This is an exclusive opportunity for high school juniors to learn from scholars, policymakers, and thought leaders from across the nation.
The Academy immerses 25 high school juniors in an intensive and rewarding leadership development program that gives students the skills to stand out as student leaders.
Students will also participate in Drake University's Center for Public Democracy's Summer Institute and discuss the topic: What's Happening in Rural America?
There is no cost for students to attend. Meals, lodging, and fun evening activities will be provided. Students will be responsible for their own transportation to and from Drake University campus in Des Moines.
Submit your written or video essay by April 23, 2023.
Ready to apply? Visit www.drake.edu/center-for-public-democracy/events.
Have questions? Contact Hilary at Hilary.Ortmann@drake.edu