Frequently Asked Questions


  • The application form is available online here.
  • A complete application includes a 300-400 word essay or writing sample.
  • A reference from a faculty member familiar with your academic work, and
  • A current transcript which indicates a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Applications are reviewed by the director and assistant director and students are selected on the basis of their academic and leadership qualifications, major area of study, and preference of scholar/topic. After admission to a class the student will receive the assignments and complete details. Undergraduate students and graduate students enroll for 3 hours of credit. The courses are S/U graded with the understanding that "S" = "B" or better.