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 and accomplished businesswomen, gain experience working on case studies, and discover the many areas of study available at WashU Olin.

If you are a rising junior or senior high school student who identifies as a woman and are 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 11th-17th, 2021

Program Modality:
The summer 2021 program will take place remotely

Who Can Attend:
Students entering their junior or senior year in Fall 2021
Competitive applicants will have a 3.5 grade point average or higher

Program Cost:
Due to adjustments to the program modality, the program fee has been adjusted

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). More information can be found on the program application. 

Application Requirements

Applications for 2021 will open January 11th, 2021 and will close March 21st, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

(1) Completion of the online application.
Be prepared to answer the following questions and upload the following documents on your application:

  • In 1-2 paragraphs, describe what sparked your interest in business
  • In 1-2 paragraphs, describe the traits or abilities that will make you successful in the BOLD@Olin program
  • Upload an unofficial copy of your high school transcript

(2) A recommendation from a high school teacher or administrator.
Once you have identified who will complete a recommendation on your behalf, please complete this form.
We will email your recommender directly with a separate form to fill out which should only take about 10-15 minutes to complete.
Be sure to give your recommender plenty of advance notice as recommendations must be submitted by the application deadline of March 21st. 

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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