Educators, parents, guardians, mentors, friends, or even students themselves can nominate a student for our program. Nominees will receive a personalized invitation to apply when our application opens.
The Illinois Tech Global Leaders Program is a free, two year academic enrichment program for Chicago-area high school students.
Our program inspires high-achieving youth from across the city to LEAD AND SERVE through STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and supports their path to HIGHER EDUCATION.
The Global Leaders Program aims to be catalyst for Chicago’s talented youth as they develop their interests in STEM fields, hone their unique leadership abilities, and take steps towards college and career.
We are a selective program, admitting students during their sophomore year for participation throughout their junior and senior years. We serve over 100 total juniors and seniors each year. Read more here.