The LEAD Summer Business Institute is a dynamic summer program open to Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian high school students in their junior year (during the 2012-2013 academic year). Students spend 3-4 weeks on a college campus learning about careers in business and finance. Students also participate in field trips to amusement parks and sporting events in addition to taking finance, business, accounting, and marketing classes with world-renowned professors. Participating schools include Dartmouth College, Duke University, Stanford University, and University of Pennsylvania. Find more information about the program and application by visiting the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) website.

Tuition and Scholarships: The cost of the program is $1,250 plus round trip airfare. Significant full and partial scholarships are available through NAFOA. Last year, 98% of students received financial aid.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2013