Hospitality Business Academy

Student Application Form

The School of Resort & Hospitality Management at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) will be hosting Hospitality Business Academy June 9th–13th, 2024.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Gain practical experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Discover the ins and outs of university life at FGCU.
  • Connect with industry professionals and university faculty.
  • Limited spaces available, so don't miss out on this unique opportunity!
  • Check out 2023 Agenda.

This program is ideal for high school students who are considering a future in hospitality. Apply today to secure your spot and unlock a world of possibilities!


  • There is a $200 academy fee charge for students upon acceptance into the program.
  • Students must be at least 16 years old and presently a sophomore or junior (incoming junior and seniors for school year 2024-2025).
  • Students must be recommended by their teacher and/or their guidance counselor.
  • Final applications are due by Friday, April 1, 2024.
  • Applicants will be chosen by the FGCU RHM Selection Committee based on an essay and a virtual interview.
  • The accepted participants will be notified on or before 30 days of receipt of application.

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