High School Summer Study and Travel Programs
High School Summer Study and Travel Programs offer rising high school juniors and seniors age 15 or older the opportunity to earn three college credits from Hillsdale College while traveling to cultural and historic destinations domestic and abroad. Travel courses begin with study on the Hillsdale campus, after which study continues on site. Thanks to the support of generous donors, scholarships are available to outstanding applicants. Early application is encouraged, with scholarships being awarded as funds are available.
The application for Travel Programs for 2023 is closed for all programs.
Travel with motivated students from all over the country.
Form friendships with other talented, ambitious students, and experience Hillsdale community.
Study under Hillsdale’s incredible faculty.
All trips are led by members of the Hillsdale faculty, extraordinary teachers with expertise in the subjects of their courses. They bring the past alive with their lectures and discussion, both on-site and in the Hillsdale classroom.
Earn College Credit
Students have the opportunity to earn up to three college credits from Hillsdale College upon completion of the trip.
In Love and War: The Land and Literature of England
Take up great English authors as they write about human beings confronting extreme experiences in their lives. Tour England and immerse yourself in the historical, geographical, and cultural context of their work.
Winston Churchill and World War II
Learn about the valor and leadership of the “citizen soldiers” of the Second World War and walk in their history-making footsteps as you travel through England and France.
Western Civilization: Visions from Italy
Learn about the history, culture, and enduring legacy of Ancient Rome and Renaissance Florence as you experience the beauty of these Italian cities.
The Roots and History of American Liberty
Study the American Founding and the history of American liberty as you travel to Philadelphia, Gettysburg, and Washington, D.C.