SYA Summer seeks motivated high school students with a sincere interest in advancing their language skills, experiencing another culture, and using that information as a way to understand more about themselves and the world at large.

First , click here to create your MY SYA account then check your email for instructions.

create an account


Once you have created an SYA account, click here to start or continue your application




All SYA Summer programs are 3. open to rising 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade high school students. Application for admission is considered complete when the following have been received:

1. Online application and $50 application fee

2.  Transcript (with fall semester grades)

3. Language teacher recommendation


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until programs are full. The first round of decisions will go out on January 28, 2022.

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Italy: No language requirement
France & Spain: Students must be currently enrolled in level two French or Spanish or above.