How To Apply

The online application process for out-of-state students to the 2016 Governor's Institutes of Vermont in IT & Digital Media will begin later this fall. (If you are a Vermont resident or go to high school in Vermont, you can learn about your in-state application process here. Applications will be accepted using a rolling admissions system until April 15, 2016 or until all spaces have been filled, whichever occurs first. Space is limited and students are encouraged to apply early.


  • High school students who will be at least fifteen years old and have completed their freshman year by June 2016
  • Self-motivated and responsible students willing to collaborate with other creative students
  • All levels of experience are welcome

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Online application form, including personal statement of why you want to participate in the program
  • One letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor
  • $25 application fee

Apply Now

Need more info?If you have additional questions regarding the program or registration for the Governor's Institute, email Peter Straube at, or call 802-865-6438.