Personal Finance Summer Institute

Personal Finance Summer Institute

A College Readiness Program for High School Students

Photos from the 2017 Personal Finance Summer Institute are now up on our Facebook page!

Are you excited by your future and want skills that will get you ready for your postsecondary career and financially ahead? If so, this is the program for you!

The summer institute is a great resume builder and participation is free! Participants also receive $100 for participating.

What happens at the Summer Institute?

  • Learn more about exploring your future career, paying for college, debt, savings, and credit.
  • Explore the University of Minnesota and visit a local company.
  • Hear from guest speakers from a variety of fields.
  • Lunch, breakfast, and bus passes are provided each day!
  • Receive a certificate of completion from the University of Minnesota.

Who can attend the Summer Institute?

Any student currently in grades 9-11

What are students saying?

"The instructors are super helpful, nice, cool, and very good at their jobs. I loved the college tours!"

"I learned that I can afford college and how I can pay for it because now I have more knowledge about it."

How to Apply

Applications for the 2017 Institute are now closed. 
Priority will be given to those who are first in their family to attend college, are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, or are students of color.

Thank you to our 2017 Personal Finance Summer Institute sponsors, including the Affinity Plus Foundation, Marbrook Foundation, The Youth Philanthropy Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation, and RBC Wealth Management.