The Politics, Activism, and Leadership Institute (PAL) is focused on community activism, social justice, civic engagement, public service, scandal/crisis management, speechwriting, grassroots organizing, and communicating with the media. Study in the heart of Boston, one of our nation's most historic cities.
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International Student Application Deadline: April 3, 2020
Domestic Student Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
PAL is designed for students who want an intensive training experience in the significant areas of politics, activism, government, and social advocacy, and who understand how to manage their time and complete assignments both in and out of the classroom. Students entering grades 10, 11 and 12 during the 2020-2021 academic year and who have the desire and maturity to receive constructive criticism about their work and provide helpful feedback to others during the program are encouraged to apply.
Cost and Session Information
Program Dates and Costs
Dates: July 12 – July 25, 2020 (including required orientation)
Presentation: July 24, 2020
Move-out day (on-campus students): July 25, 2020 – by noon
Costs per student:
Politics, Activism, & Leadership Institute Tuition: $2495
Residential Room and Board Fee: $1232
Non-Refundable Application Fee: $60
Lunch, Monday through Friday is included in the Tuition. The residential option includes room, linens, breakfast and dinner on weekdays, and brunch and dinner on weekends.
Please note: A non-refundable $500 deposit is required upon a student's acceptance of admission into the program. The deposit is to hold the student's seat in the program, and the amount will be applied towards payment of the total bill for the program. If the student later decides they will not attend the program, the $500 deposit is not refundable.