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Healthcare/IT Institute (HII)

June 23 - June 28, 2024 @
Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA)

A week-long residential leadership development program focused on healthcare and technology held in June.

Here’s your chance to be exposed to careers in healthcare and technology and connect with business professionals and peers as you develop your leadership skills for the future.

Each day of 21CL’s Healthcare & IT Institute (HII), you will explore different facets of the growing healthcare and healthcare IT business world through interactive workshops with passionate professionals, networking opportunities and corporate insights.

Our 2024 Sponsors

Thank you to our 2024 HII sponsors and partners:

Student Commitments

If you're one of the 75 students accepted to attend HII, get ready for a robust, life-changing week!

There is a $395 registration fee to attend HII, however we have financial support available for any student accepted to attend.

Stay on Campus

Students accepted to attend HII will spend a week at Kennesaw State University – sleeping in the dormitories, eating in the dining halls, and engaging with peers and professionals in workshops both on campus and at the offices of corporate partners. HII 2024 will take place Sunday, June 23 – Friday, June 28, 2024.

Prepare in Advance

Students accepted to attend a summer leadership institute will attend an in-person summer orientation in April to learn about 21st Century Leaders’ programs and community, start making connections with peers from across the state, and begin or continue growing as a leader! If accepted, please take note of registration and confirmation deadlines.


Being part of 21st Century Leaders and attending a summer leadership institute is a special experience. If selected, get ready to network with diverse peers, passionate professionals and encouraging alumni. Take the opportunity from 21CL’s programs to learn, listen, grow and develop into the leader we believe you can be!

How to Apply

Students interested in attending a summer leadership institute must submit an application to their institute of choice.

There are a limited number of spots for each institute; students not selected to attend will be added to our waitlist.

Application FAQs

  • Must be a rising sophomore, junior or senior in high school and live in the state of Georgia.
  • Application for 21st Century Leaders’ summer leadership institutes is open January 8 – March 1, 2024.
  • While completing the 21st Century Leaders application, you will select one of our summer leadership institutes to apply for. An application is required for both new students and for current 21CL students.
  • Students who are not yet in 21st Century Leaders must also have a teacher or supervisor submit our Recommendation Form to supplement their application.
  • All summer leadership institutes are residential programs on a college campus.
  • All students accepted into a summer institute will be notified via email. Email is 21CL’s primary form of communication. Please be sure to check your junk or spam folders.
  • The application requirement for HII includes a virtual interview.
  • If accepted to attend HII, there is a $395 registration fee, however we have financial aid available and will never turn away a student! Don’t let financial concerns keep you from applying. If accepted, we will provide information about how to request financial support in April. There is no cost to apply.

Ready to apply? The application for HII is open now through March 1, 2024.

What Our Students Say About HII