Applications open for GSP, GSA and GSE


Juniors may now apply for GSP, GSA and GSE, all great programs that enrich the high school learning experience.

Find out more information about each program below.

Students may sign up HERE.

Governor’s Scholar Program (GSP):

The Governor’s Scholars Program is a stimulating, five-week, residential summer program for outstanding Kentucky students completing their junior year in high school. Established in 1983, the popular program provides academic and personal growth in a challenging, non-traditional environment that balances a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular and residential life experience.

Governor’s School of the Arts (GSA):

The Governor’s School of the Arts provides hands-on arts opportunities for the state’s talented high school students who are dancers, actors, instrumental and vocal musicians, creative writers, future architects or visual artists. Every summer, our faculty of professional artists and educators guide over two hundred of Kentucky’s finest young artists through three weeks of incredibly intense (and incredibly fun) arts instruction.

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs (GSE):

The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs (GSE) identifies and enables Kentucky high school students to become our Commonwealth’s next generation of entrepreneurs. Through our three-week residential experience, GSE participants from throughout the Commonwealth are: Introduced to KY’s most successful entrepreneurs and fastest growing businesses, equipped with the tools and skills to create and build their own businesses, and matched with complementary skilled peers to develop business plans and product or service prototypes. The annual GSE intensive program culminates in a pitch competition attended by a large audience representing Kentucky’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.