National History Academy Online is a challenging summer experience for students with an interest in the history, law and government of the United States.
Students who are interested in attending should register by submitting an application which includes GPA and test scores. Students are also asked to submit a short, two paragraph essay answering one of the following questions:
Students should register five days before the session they plan to participate in begins.
Please review the content below for additional program-specific information.
Four one-week sessions for rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students with case studies, speakers and virtual site visits. This summer, National History Academy Online offers four one-week sessions, built around Harvard Business School Professor David Moss’s case-based “History of American Democracy” curriculum. The college-level cases provide an interdisciplinary and contextual examination of key historic events, permitting students to consider multiple viewpoints and place themselves in the role of decision makers. The cases will be augmented by a speaker series, as well as live and interactive online visits to important related historic sites, including national parks, presidential homes and museums. High school students can sign up for one, two, three or all four sessions and will study:
Tuition. Tuition is free.
Two two-week sessions for rising 7th, 8th and 9th-grade students with virtual site visits and a challenging and fun curriculum. This summer, National History Academy Online will offer a high school preparatory program for rising 7th, 8th and 9th graders. We will study major themes of our history and tie them directly to issues we face today. The program will have two two-week sessions with three virtual site visits each week.
Tuition. Tuition for each two-week session is $495. Scholarships are available by checking the “Scholarship” box. National History Academy is a nonprofit, and tuition received will defray the costs of the program.
In order to successfully participate in National History Academy Online programs, students should have access to the following: