The Gustavus Academy

The Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics prepares leaders to build creative alliances between religion and science in order to address the world's most pressing challenges.

The 2020 Academy Program
Why? The Ethics of Cancer and Its Treatment

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  • Do you wonder about how your faith fits with your interests in math or science?
  • Are you looking for a community that shares these concerns and interests?

These are the kinds of questions that you can explore at the Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics. This weeklong summer intensive on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College provides opportunities to explore your beliefs and to discover how scientists and people of faith are working together to address some of the world’s most pressing problems.

As an Academy Fellow, you will join with other outstanding students to grow in knowledge, develop leadership skills, and clarify your sense of purpose.

 "It's like Bible camp, for smart kids."

As an Academy Fellow, you will:
  • Interact with Gustavus students and experts in science and theology.
  • Be challenged academically, spiritually, and ethically.
  • Connect with outstanding students from across the church.
  • Enjoy all that the Gustavus campus has to offer, including our beautiful setting and award-winning dining services.
  • Become a stronger college applicant by participating in a selective program designed for future leaders.
  • Have the chance to meet Nobel laureates during the Nobel Conference at Gustavus.

"I am more aware of the larger ethical issues gripping our world and how I can find my vocation by engaging in solutions to these issues by bringing faith and science together. Additionally, I feel as though part of my vocation is to educate my peers about how science, faith, and ethics can work together." 




2016 Academy Fellows

Students who participate in the Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics and attend Gustavus Adolphus College will receive a $500 annually renewable tuition scholarship.