Global Cultures, Foreign Languages and International Perspectives

Now is the time. Memphis is the place. 

2023 Dates: June 10-July 1

The application deadline for the 2023 GSIS program was January 15, 2023.  Notifications regarding acceptance into this year's program were sent on Wednesday, March 1.

Hosted by the University of Memphis since 1986, the Governor's School for International Studies (GSIS) is a three-week on-campus program for highly-motivated and academically-talented rising high school juniors and seniors located in a city that has changed the world in more ways than one. Memphis sits at the crossroads of international commerce, culture, and creativity.  We are delighted to welcome students from across the state who are interested in global issues and engaging with others with similar interests.  Learn more about the program here. 

Selected students will have the opportunity for a full scholarship supporting tuition for a 3-credit college course, non-credit language course, housing, meals and co-curricular activities during the three-week program. 

This site will be updated as new information is received. So please check back!