Global Entrepreneurship Program


Develop entrepreneurship skills, learning from leaders in Portland’s thriving small business scene as you discover what it takes to make a business successful.
Create and pitch your own business idea.
Collaborate with talented, driven students from around the world.
Get a taste of the American college experience as you live and learn on a beautiful costal campus.
Participate in fun weekend activities, like a trip to Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a baseball game


  • Program Length: 3 weeks
  • Dates: July 8th – July 28th
  • Teaches entrepreneurship skills
  • Based in South Portland, Maine at Southern Maine Community College (SMCC)
  • Participants include students on scholarship through the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation, American students, and students from other countries.


  • Students must be 18-20 years old.
  • Students must achieve an ELTiS score of at least 230, demonstrating strong speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English. Applicants will be interviewed to verify English fluency prior to acceptance.

Website and link to student application:

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