GLA Program Dates, Costs & Financial Aid

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Important Information

Applications are open, click HERE to start your application.

Applicants should expect to hear about their acceptance status within two weeks of their completed application submission. 

When filling out the application, please provide a working email address that you check often. Correspondence, including acceptance letters, will be sent to this email address. All attachments should be word docs.

Application Deadlines

At this time, GLA has a rolling admissions process. Applicants indicate their preferred program dates on the application.

Program Dates


  • October 4 to October 25 (English-only & Japanese-English)
  • November 14 to December 6 (Japanese-English)
  • November 21 to December 13 (English-only)

Personal Leadership

  • November 1 to November 22 (English-only)
  • November 29 to December 20 (English-only & Japanese-English)

Social Leadership

  • November 8 to November 29 (English-only)

Business & Entrepreneurship

  • Coming soon!

Global Pluralism

  • October 18 to November 8 (English-only)

English for Transformational Leadership  

  • August 29 to September 12
  • October 3 to October 25


Application Fee: none


  • $495 for GL101: Introduction to Leadership
  • $995 for Personal Leadership
  • $1,495 for Social Leadership
  • $1,395 for Business & Entrepreneurship
  • $1,395 for Global Pluralism
  • $299 for ETL: English for Tranformational Leadership

tuition discounts available when pre-paying for two or more programs 

Financial Aid

Thanks to generous donors, we are able to extend need-based scholarships on a case-by-case basis to GLA participants. If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, please click HERE to apply. *This is Not applicable for the ETL program.