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Iacocca Global Village 2022 is an intensive, immersive virtual and in-person program on the campus of Lehigh University that teaches university students and young professionals of all ages entrepreneurship and leadership skills while preparing them to thrive in a global community. The Iacocca Global Village program will help you chart your path in your career and your life. Join us and learn about leadership, entrepreneurship, the positive impact of culture and diversity and the power of international networks.


Every year, the Iacocca Institute offers 5-6 full program fee scholarships to the Iacocca Global Village program to Lehigh Students (undergrads and grad students). The application deadline is March 25th. Please click here for more information on how to apply for these scholarships.

If you have questions, contact Wagner Previato, Program Manager, Partnerships and Recruiting at or (610) 758-6887


May-June 2022: Your leadership journey begins with a flexible virtual experience designed to fit around your professional or student obligations. Join an online community of fellow Villagers, mentors, faculty and alumni, exploring common challenges and aspirations while engaging in cultural exchange and learning with leaders from all continents and fields. Begin work on your leadership plan and create concrete goals that will guide your in-person residency.

June 25-July 30, 2022: Continue your journey with the full-time Global Village residency on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Live and work with fellow Villagers as a diverse community of leaders. Complete a team consulting project for an international organization and continue to work toward your leadership goals. Participate in workshops; design challenges; community service; meetings with community leaders, faculty, global professionals, entrepreneurs and mentors. Enjoy local site visits and events and trips to New York City and Washington D.C.

August-November 2022: Launch your personal leadership project. Stay connected to your Village community with continued virtual programming and full access to Iacocca Institute staff, faculty and alumni network mentorship.

Upon completion of the Iacocca Global Village program, you will join an incredible network of 2,330+ alumni from more than 141 countries!



All Lehigh students (undergrads and grad students) qualify to apply for a full program fee scholarship. We have 5 full program fee scholarships available for GV 2022. Applications are open now. Click here to apply today.


The Iacocca Global Village accepts 70-80 highly motivated unique and well-rounded individuals with a vision and a sense of mission.  Undergraduate and graduate students, young entrepreneurs and professionals, aged 19 - 40+ are all encouraged to apply.  Each year, we select qualified candidates from 35-45 different countries. 

Academic excellence should be balanced with leadership experience, as well as adaptable and open inter-personal skills, a propensity to give to others, a curiosity about diversity and cultural understanding, and a true desire to grow in the global arena.
Take advantage of the 5 full program fee scholarships reserved for Lehigh students and apply today!

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For further information, contact Wagner Previato, Partnerships and Recruiting Manager at 610-758-6887