Apply Today For The Summer Of A Lifetime!

Plan Now. Worry Less.

Summer Discovery is offering risk-free enrollment. You can cancel for any reason and receive a full refund before March 1, 2022, no questions asked.

Plan your perfect summer now knowing your investment is protected!

Plan Now. Worry Less.

If you are interested in Wharton, Penn, Penn M&TSI, or UCSB, click the links below to complete the special application for your school of interest.


  • Alumni and other savings (when applicable) do not apply to the programs below. 
  • Wharton alums interested in a Summer Discovery program are eligible for an alumni discount but must submit a Summer Discovery application and pay the $100 application fee. Summer Discovery alums applying to a Wharton prorgram are not eligible for the alumni discount. 
Click below to apply to all Wharton Global Youth Programs (excluding Penn M&TSI).

Apply to Wharton

Choose the button below to apply to either a Penn Program or Penn Law. 

Apply to Penn

Apply to Penn Law

Choose the button below to apply to either UCSB or a UCSB Research Program.

Apply to UCSB

Apply to UCSB Research

Click below to apply to the Penn M&TSI program through the Wharton portal.

Apply to M&TSI

Steps for Applying and Application Tips

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as popular programs and specific classes can fill up quickly. 

Alumni Students: Skip the application.* Call us at 1-516-447-4907 or email for info about alumni savings and benefits.

  • Note: *Savings does not apply to Wharton, Penn, UCSB Research, or Hopkins.

Here are some tips to help guide you through the application process:

Step 1

Start your Summer Discovery online application ($100 non-refundable application processing fee upon completion).

Step 2 

In the “Recommendation & Transcript” section of the application, upload your most recent official or unofficial copy of your high school Transcript or Grade Report for review.

Step 3

Also in the “Recommendation & Transcript” section, please submit a high school Counselor/Advisor’s name and email. Summer Discovery will then send them a short Recommendation Form required to be completed for review.

Step 4

Upon receipt of your Transcript or Grade Report, Counselor/Advisor Recommendation Form, and $100 Application Fee, Summer Discovery will process your complete application and make an admissions decision. Penn Law and CU-Boulder Research applicants will also have supplemental requirements for their applications and these applications will be sent to the respective universities for admissions decisions.

Step 5

If you are accepted, we will email your official acceptance and information on how to enroll. The online enrollment deposit is required in order to save your spot on the program.


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