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How to Apply

Admission to the Sustainability Leadership Graduate Program is determined by an assessment of the candidate's academic qualifications, work experience and interest in the field. Class sizes are small and cohorts are limited to 20 students. Applications are reviewed as they are received, so it is advisable to apply early.

Gwen Dunnington is the admissions coordinator for the Sustainability Leadership Program, and can help with any questions you have about the application process. Contact her at gdunnington@edgewood.edu or (608)663-4299.

 

 

Key Dates

2015-2016 Program Applications Considered: January 1 – July 1, 2015

Scholarship Applications: See information about scholarships here. To apply for a scholarship, fill out a scholarship application and submit it with your application materials by May 1 for first priority or June 1 for second priority.

Classes begin: July 25, 2015

 

Application Requirements

  • Transcripts
    Students seeking the Master's degree must provide official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic credits received from United States regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institutions.

    Students seeking the graduate Certificate need only provide official transcripts demonstrating completion of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited post-secondary institution.

    Transcripts should be sent to:
    Edgewood College Graduate and Professional Studies
    1255 Deming Way.
    Madison, WI 53717
     
  • Graduate application with $30 fee
     
  • Admission interview. Schedule your interview with Program Director Steve Gilchrist sgilchrist@edgewood.edu or (608)663-6991. The interview may be done in person or over the telephone. This may be done prior to submitting an application, and is a great way to ask questions about the program.
     
  • Essay. In 2-3 pages address the questions: 1) What do you bring to the Sustainability Leadership Program? 2) What do you hope to take from it? Community Fellowship applicants, click here for alternate essay instructions on page 2. Include your full name, email and telephone number on your essay and submit as an attachment to gps@edgewood.edu.
     
  • At least one letter of recommendation from a college or university professor, supervisor, and/or professional colleague who can speak to your potential for success in the Sustainability Leadership program. Additional guidelines for submitting letters of recommendation may be found here.

 

 

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