JOIN OUR ELITE summer courses taught by world-leading professional scholars and accompanied by exceptional peers from around the world

LEARN advanced study skills and develop deep conceptual understanding of your subject from the world’s most accomplished educators

EXPAND horizons and build aspirations while cultivating genuine academic and social confidence in the most transformational learning experience of your life

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World Scholars Academy offers academic summer programs for high school and middle school students in Business, Medicine, Law, Engineering, and English Immersion. All courses are taught by world-leading experts from Oxford and other top universities, hand-selected for their intellectual leadership and ability to transmit high-level insights to their students. On our summer school programs, you'll work both one-on-one with your instructor and in a small group of other academically-ambitious students from around the world. Our courses introduce students to what it is like to pursue advanced study in their chosen discipline, while providing them with the correct foundation to attain the highest levels of academic and professional success. Students can choose between either live online courses or residential programs based on our international campus in Hawaii, USA.

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"The mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting"


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"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom"

-George Washington Carver

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"To find yourself, think for yourself"


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"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action"

-Herbert Spencer

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"Summer camp may be of more value educationally than a whole year of formal school work"

-Charles Eliot, former president of Harvard University





World Scholars Academy Hawaii takes place in Asia Pacific International School (APIS) located on the North Shore of the Island of O'ahu, Hawaii. APIS is a fully accredited independent school with a sister location in Seoul, Korea. The campus adjoins the Ko'olau mountain range and features:

  • 97-acres of hiking, waterfalls, and Pacific Ocean views

  • Five-minute walk to the beach

  • Basketball court

  • Volleyball court

  • Soccer field

  • Gated and supervised 25-meter swimming pool

  • On-site vegetable and animal farm

  • 400+ tropical trees and flowers

  • Gated campus in a rural community with 24/7 security



Enjoy scheduled daily activities and adventures around the island with fellow World Scholars including:

  • Surfing lessons

  • Coral reef snorkeling

  • Beach games

  • Rainforest hiking

  • Waterfall swimming

  • Bonfire with s’mores

  • Movie nights

  • Pool party

  • Ukulele lessons

  • Hawaiian lu'au and show

  • Day trips to Waikiki, Kailua, Haleiwa

  • And more!

Daily Schedule Example


7:45-8:15 Breakfast

8:30-12:30 Academic program

12:30-13:15 Lunch

13:30-17:00 Excursion

17:00-18:00 Free time

18:00-18:45 Dinner

18:45-20:00 Evening activity

20:00-21:15 Free time

21:15-21:45 Check-in with parents

21:45 Lights out



All dormitory rooms feature:

  • Air conditioning

  • Single-sex dormitory buildings

  • Fully furnished rooms with new beds, desks, chairs, and closets

  • Bed linens provided

  • Complimentary clothes washing and drying facilities

  • Access to secure safes for storing valuables

  • Use of APIS facilities including library, computers, gym, supervised pool, and games room

  • Three global, nutritious meals per day with vegetarian options

  • Gated campus in rural community with 24/7 security

Student Support

At World Scholars Academy the safety of our students is our core concern. Our courses are run in safe and secure environments and feature 24/7 professional supervision.

We’re aware that for many of our students this summer will be the first time they will be away from home, and we want to make sure they feel comfortable and prepared.

In the run-up to the summer we offer all our students and parents a phone call in which we will touch base, learn more about your needs and goals on the program, and answer any of your remaining questions. Furthermore, you can have any course-related question answered directly by your instructor. Please also feel free to contact our friendly admissions team at any time. We are here to help!

Coronavirus Notice

We are pleased to confirm that World Scholars Academy Hawaii is open for business summer 2021. We continue to accept all bookings and our online and residential summer programs are scheduled to proceed as planned. With international coronavirus policy constantly changing, we understand the importance of booking flexibility. 

Book with Confidence Summer 2021


  • Money-back Guarantee - Full refund available on all course cancellations made prior to March 31st 2021.

  • Flexible Deferrals - Residential course cancellations made prior to April 30th 2021 are eligible for free deferment to 2022. Online courses are eligible at any time for free deferment to a later 2021 session (depending on availability) or 2022. 

  • Course Cancellation Guarantee - In the event that we must cancel a scheduled course, a full refund will be issued.


You can learn more about our policies on our FAQs page.

1188 Bishop Street, Suite 1509

Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: +1 (877) 680-9775


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