2019 Summer Institutes
Denver, Colorado/Denver University/Denver, CO: June 20 – 28, 2019

New York/Horace Mann & Manhattan College (residence): July 28 – August 3, 2019

To access GTT’s secure online application please click here.

For additional information about Grab The Torch Summer Institutes, special programs and schedules, please complete and submit the contact form below.

Please note that the application includes a $10 nonrefundable application fee. Tuition is $2,950.  To apply, visit the online application and complete the following steps:

1.) Click “New User” if this is your first time applying to GTT Institute. Enter your Email and Password, then Click “Returning User” if you have applied in the past.

2.) Select program dates and location, then Click “Continue”.

3.) Enter Student, Parent/Guardian, Emergency Contact and Scholarship Information.

4.) Answer the following essay questions.
Please cut and paste essay answers from your computer or device. The application will time out after 3 minutes if you are typing directly into the text box.

  • Why do you want to attend the Institute?
  • What do you expect to learn from your experience at the Institute?
  • What community service or service learning projects are you currently doing in school or in your community?
  • What are America’s greatest needs?

5.)  List 2 References for Grab The Torch to contact.

6.)  Pay the application fee.

  • Click the “Add a New Participant” menu and select your student, and click “Checkout”
  • Enter billing and payment information 

7.)  Check your email. You will receive an email confirming your registration. If you do not receive an email confirming your application, your registration did not go through.