Summer 2021 Application (CLOSED)

Complete 2021 Online Application

  • Essay
    Essays must be written by the student. Applicants are required to:  Write an essay in English* (1 page, single spaced, 12-point font and insert header including Last Name, First Name in the upper right corner) that responds to all of the following:*Two Defining Principles of BerkeleyHaas are: Students Always and Beyond Yourself.  Which one of these principles speaks most to you? Explain why.*There is a distinct difference between invention and innovation. Consider your experience in current times, identify an opportunity in your community to apply innovation towards a positive social change.*Why do you want to attend the Berkeley Business Academy for Youth middle school session?* If English is not your native language, please write one paragraph describing your English educational background and experience.
  • Teacher Recommendation Form
    Students must provide the B-BAY Teacher Recommendation form to one teacher with instructions to email the completed form to bbay@berkeley.edu. Forms submitted by the student will not be accepted. Download form here. 

Application Fees

A non-refundable $75 application fee must accompany the completed application. Applications will not be reviewed if fees are not included.

Admission Requirements

The admissions team looks for academically motivated, mature students who are interested in attending B-BAY because they want to develop their knowledge of business or have a passion for business. The application and accompanying materials should convey and communicate the student’s level of maturity and motivation.

Application Deadline: April 20, 2021 at 5pm PST

Students are encouraged to apply prior to the application deadline as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

You must submit your online application by close of business Pacific Standard Time. Supporting documents such as recommendations and transcripts can be submitted after the deadline, no later than close of business April 20, 2021.

Applications will not be reviewed until all required documents and the application fees are submitted

When we receive your complete application (your application form, essay, all supplemental materials, and the application fee), you will be notified by e-mail. An admissions decision will be made and e-mailed to you within two weeks.

Enrolling: Students admitted into the Berkeley Business Academy for Youth have 10 days (weekends included) from your acceptance date to enroll online and pay the program fees. You are not enrolled until full payment is received.