Frequently Asked Questions

+ Who runs the program?

Weekend Academies is brought to you by student in Harvard Student Agencies. HSA is the world's largest student-run business and the original Harvard start-up. Check us out on our website at Instructors are all current students at Harvard.

+ What ages can participate in the Weekend Academies?

Any high school student is eligible for the program. It is possible that we make exceptions on a case-by-case basis. Please contact with any questions.

+ Is there financial aid available?

Financial aid is offered on a case-by-case basis. To reach out regarding financial aid, please contact us at

+ What does the tuition cover?

The tuition covers the cost of instruction, course materials, lunch, and snacks for each day

+ Is lunch provided? What if I have dietary restrictions?

Yes, lunch is provided each day. We work hard to accommodate for dietary restrictions including students with allergies, students who are vegetarian or vegan, students who are gluten-free, etc. We will ask about dietary restrictions so that we can plan accordingly.

+ Do I need any background in the field to attend the Weekend Academies?

The curriculums are designed to cater to those with all levels of experience.

+ Where is the Weekend Academy held?

The Weekend Academy is a weekend program that travels to cities and schools across the globe, teaching students in the comfort of their own communities.