Academy Fellows Program

Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics
Summer 2018 - Land and Identity: How our Food and Microbiomes Change Who We Are


"My sense of vocation changed tremendously throughout the course of the week and I can't thank you all enough for this amazing opportunity and experience. I'm beyond excited, anxious, and nervous to see what God has in store for my future." 
-2016 Academy Fellow

pointWe invite high school students who meet the following criteria to apply for the Gustavus Academy Fellows Program:

  1. Outstanding student
  2. Interest in theological questions, scientific inquiry, and ethical concerns
  3. Active in a congregation
  4. Demonstrates leadership potential
  5. Will have completed 9th, 10th, or 11th grade by July 2018

We have 45 openings for the Academy this summer, and we would love to have you join us.

If you are accepted into the program and choose to attend, a $300 non-refundable enrollment fee and enrollment forms will be due by March 6, 2018. Some scholarships are available to help with travel and/or the enrollment fee. All other costs are covered by a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment.

The 2018 Academy Program Land and Identity:
How our Food and Microbiomes Change Who We Are includes two components: