Up-Next Business Academy

The Up-Next Business Academy brings together students from underrepresented populations to explore opportunities within the business world. Held virtually, Up-Next Business Academy is scheduled one Saturday per month, September through April. Students get to know Kelley School faculty and staff, learn about the college admissions process, and discover how a business education can shape their future.

Up-Next participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Network with professionals
  • Make connections with new friends and Kelley staff and students
  • Receive help with the college admissions process
  • Participate in stimulating business activities
  • Learn more about IU and Kelley

Application Criteria

Up-Next is for high school students from historically underrepresented groups, including students who identify as African-American, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian/Native American, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

To be considered, applicants must:

  • Be a high school student
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale