Governor's School

Summer Residential Governor's School for Visual & Performing Arts and Humanities

June 23 - July 20, 2024

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About Summer Governor's School

As a Summer Regional Governor’s School student, you will:

  • Engage in a college experience in the arts or humanities while enjoying campus resources, living in residence halls, and connecting with professors who mentor you.
  • Experience hands-on learning experiences to develop real world skills. 
  • Build relationships and a sense of belonging with peers in evening and weekend activities. 
  • Build your portfolio and résumé as you showcase your work for peers and faculty.
The Governor's School for Humanities and Visual & Performing Arts, hosted by Radford University.
The Governor’s School for Visual & Performing Arts and Humanities serves rising junior and senior high school students by providing impactful and dynamic college learning experiences.

Since their inception in 1973, the Virginia Governor's Schools have been providing some of the state's most able students with academically challenging and enriching programs that reach far beyond what is offered in their public school. With the support of the General Assembly and the Board of Education, the Governor's Schools include summer residential, summer regional, and academic-year programs. Educational opportunities are available in science, mathematics, technology, the arts, and humanities. Participants' experiences are consistent with Virginia's Standards of Learning as identified by the Virginia Department of Education.

If you are reading this, we strongly encourage you apply.