2021 GWLA Student Application
Applications for the summer 2021 Governor's World Language Academies are now available. Please review the Guide for Students and Parents/Guardians before beginning the process. All application materials must be submitted no later than January 25, 2021.
Since 1987, VDOE has sponsored Governor's World Language Academies, summer residential programs for Virginia's most motivated and talented world language students. As of 2020, more than 9,600 students have completed one of the programs. The 2021 Governor's Summer Residential World Language Academies will include full-immersion academies in French, German and Spanish; a partial-immersion Japanese Academy; and a Latin Academy.